What can I do if I am the victim of a hit and run?

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A driver who has an accident and flees the scene has committed a crime.  Many times there is an additional crime involved as they may not have a license or insurance, the car may be stolen, or they may be high on drugs or alcohol. The first thing you need to do is record as…

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What Is My Accident Worth, What Is My Settlement

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If you are injured or have your property damaged or destroyed it is natural to wonder what amount you are likely to receive as compensation and how this amount is determined. Insurance companies generally consider separately property damage and bodily injury and will generally have different adjustors handle each. Most insurance companies use a propriety…

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How Much Do Attorneys Charge For Accident Cases?

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There are multiple ways to hire and pay and attorney. These include flat fees, hourly fees, and contingent fees. It is also possible to use a combination of these. Most personal injury cases such as auto accidents, slip and falls, attorneys on a contingent fee basis handle dog bites and product liability. A contingent fee…

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Who Is At Fault When There Is A Multi Car Pile Up?

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You could be involved in a multi-car accident at any time, and you need to know what recourse you have. There are many people who walk away from multi-vehicle accidents with injuries, a totaled car, and even a permanent disability. You should look at the ways that you are able to be compensated for these…

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What Is Personal Injury Protection (PIP), How Can I Use It

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Personal Injury Protection and You Have you heard or seen the abbreviation PIP before? Maybe you have seen it on your car insurance policy? What is it? PIP stands for Personal injury protection. Now, what is Personal injury protection you may ask? Personal injury protection is a type of insurance to pay for medical expenses…

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Do I Need To Have A Lawyer For My Auto Accident?

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So you were involved in a car accident that doesn’t appear to be too serious. No problem. Hence, you simply exchange a few, quick details concerning your insurance and then proceed on your merry way, thinking there’s no need to get a lawyer involved. Well, as it turns out, there are certain times when you…

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Hit By An Uninsured Motorists? What Are My Options

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If you have just gotten into an accident, it can be a scary time in your life. Are you or anyone involved hurt and needing medical attention? Also, what is the extent of the damage to your vehicle and what is your insurance saying about the claim? What if you are hit by an uninsured…

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What Is A Contingent Fee; How Does It Work When Hiring a Lawyer

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Attorney Fee Overview Hiring an attorney to represent you is a serious decision.  There are several different fee arrangement you can make with your attorney. A flat fee means you pay the attorney a fixed sum of money and he does a predefined scope of work on your behalf. This kind of arrangement works well…

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