Many health insurance policies contain subrogation clauses. This means a person’s health insurance company can recover any money that it paid to the plaintiff or their medical providers from the person that caused the plaintiff’s injury (usually the defendant’s insurance company). Capitated plans are unusual because the capitated amount is a set fee paid by […]
After a car accident, the insurance adjuster wants to take my recorded statement. Should I do this?
After a collision, you may be contacted by an insurance adjuster who represents the other driver. They will often ask you about your injuries and want you to sign an authorization so they can get your medical records and ask you to give a recorded statement. People often assume that they have to do this. […]
How can I pick the best lawyer for my personal injury case?
Finding the right lawyer can be tough! Your lawyer should have experience with your type of case. Your lawyer should have a track record of success. Your lawyer should have the respect of his or her peers. Your lawyer should be willing and able to fight vigorously for your interests while acting with solid ethics […]
Will my personal injury lawyer file suit?
Most claims are settled before a lawsuit needs to be filed. When you hire a lawyer, they will usually gather all the documentation and prepare a demand package. That package is sent to the other party’s insurance (assuming they have insurance) and the attorney will try to negotiate a settlement to avoid the time and […]
Do I have a personal injury claim?
First, to determine if you have an injury claim, determine if you have been physically injured. Have you been to the doctor or a hospital? If you have been treated by a medical provider they would likely verify that you were injured. Next, ask did some other person or entity cause your injury? If you […]