132 Search Results for "personal injury"

June 10, 2011 at 8:47 pm

Not The Normal Personal Injury Blah Blah

...hat story should be reassuring to someone seeking a reliable and competent personal injury lawyer. My law school torts professor, Tom Cady, who is still there, is a very entertaining fellow. A “tort” is an injury caused by one person upon another. Professor Cady made the course very interesting. I wish that were so in all my classes. He used humor and irony to make his points. Back then WV had “contributory negligence”, which was supposed to mean...

March 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

Personal Injury

...to help you obtain the full amount of financial compensation you deserve. Personal Injury Representation I represent clients in a wide range of personal injury claims, including those involving: Car accidents Was the other driver drunk? Was the accident caused by a defective auto part? Did you get hit in a crosswalk? Injury cases from all types of vehicle accidents should be reviewed by a competent lawyer. Find out what to do after a car accident...

March 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

Personal Injury Tools

...l injury attorney. View the checklist by clicking here What to Expect in a Personal Injury Lawsuit To have a personal injury claim, you (or a loved one) must have been injured due to the negligence of another. Injuries are often physical in nature, but they do not have to be; some injuries are emotional.The type and cause of injury may vary greatly depending on the circumstances of your case. In such a claim, the plaintiff (injured person) must de...

July 31, 2011 at 3:37 pm

Dear Personal Injury Client: Points to Remember

...ter, stuff that every one of us should have, since EVERYONE is a potential personal injury claimant. And if not you, a loved one will surely need this.) Typically, during our first interview or two, I learn a lot about your claim and injuries, and I tell you a great deal about the “rules” and the law. When you get home, however, most of what I told you is a blur, so here are the key things you should remember. 1. If you are my client, I already le...

January 18, 2011 at 9:53 pm

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do Anyway?

...these questions show a potentially viable claim, this is when a competent personal injury lawyer gets to work, usually with a face to face meeting, at the office or in the hospital. FIRST, the lawyer must reassure the client or family member by discussing his credentials and experience, assuring the person that most auto and some other personal injury claims do not require the filing of suit. (Sadly, medical malpractice, premises liability, and w...

April 11, 2017 at 8:16 pm

30 SIMPLE FACTS ABOUT YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM

...guy to cover his advertising costs and give you that break. An experienced personal injury trial attorney can handle most traffic collisions just fine, and he/she can curate cases, identify the larger value or more complex cases, and associate with a top flight state-wide firm when needed. My goal in this article was to make personal injury cases easier to understand, but not so clear that you think, “I can handle that.” Adjustors have done hundre...

June 1, 2011 at 9:06 pm

Why Should I Retain Burton Hunter For My Personal Injury Claim?

...custody cases. People are much more likely to go to a total stranger for a personal injury than for a divorce. People are quieter about their personal injury claims. They do not want to sound like a whiner and they do not want people knowing about their financial woes. Look at the Yellow Pages, and you will see the obvious. There is just much more money available for attorneys who advertise their prowess in personal injury matters, and clients ten...

December 2, 2011 at 9:59 pm

Personal Injury Client Misperceptions

...hard to combat the stereotype that we are greedy guns for hire. The better personal injury lawyers of course care about making good money. Lawyers are drawn to personal injury practice because it can pay well, but the good ones still put their client first, and work on the nuances like boosting the client’s spirit, assuring them there is light at the end of the tunnel, and helping them to gain a fresh start. Not all reach this goal, but many do, a...

January 24, 2018 at 9:43 pm

A Personal Injury Glossary: Negligence, Insurance, and the Rest

25 Personal Injury Related Definitions These are not “legal definitions”, nor is this legal advice, but it may come in very handy for you. 1. Negligence: a simple mistake. Travelling too fast, rolling through a stop sign, mistakenly turning head on into a “one way” street. 2. Tort: an injury one person does to another, sometimes as the result of negligence or gross negligence, and sometimes intentional. All are actionable, subject to comments bel...

August 17, 2014 at 6:06 pm

A Personal View of How to Find the Best Lawyer

...ow a different process, in finding the right lawyer to handle the client’s personal injury claim? I believe so, and am fortunate to have had a busy personal injury part of my practice for decades. The cost per person is too expensive for t.v., which may be why you see so few t.v. lawyers from Philippi, Grafton, Parsons, Buckhannon, Weston, and even Elkins. What should a citizen from a rural county do if he has,a devastating fire, a serious auto co...