206 Search Results for personal injury

April 3, 2014 at 8:41 pm

Table of Contents

...an “essential business”, and by vote … 2020/03/23 2020-03-23 20:42:30 SOME PERSONAL INJURY TRIAL PRACTICE TIPS I admire lawyers who can remember details, case and statute citations, complex medical terms, and the names of people they … 2020/02/26 2020-02-26 20:46:51 Mediation: Slipping Away? Here is a link to the 115 of my blog articles where I mention the word “mediation”. You will notice … 2020/01/27 2020-01-27 19:36:53 Thinking Outside the Box:...

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

...or the damages you have suffered. I am J. Burton Hunter, III, a Buckhannon personal injury attorney with more than 30 years of experience.I represent injury victims in Buckhannon, West Virginia, and the surrounding area. I understand the trauma people go through after suffering a serious injury. I’m here to help you obtain the full amount of financial compensation you deserve. Personal Injury Representation I represent clients in a wide range of p...

March 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

Personal Injury Tools

Personal Injury Glossary We provide a glossary of some key personal injury terms for your convenience. View the glossary by clicking here Preparing to Meet with Your Personal Injury Attorney Before meeting with your attorney, it is wise to prepare information relating to your case. This checklist provides different types of information you may be asked to bring to an initial meeting with your personal injury attorney. View the checklist by clicki...

July 31, 2011 at 3:37 pm

Dear Personal Injury Client: Points to Remember

...g article on tips about SOCIAL MEDIA. Your posts to Facebook can kill your personal injury claim (or your divorce or other case.) b. One client’s journal contained such an angry rant that I had to meet with him and tell him any jury who read it would find him angry, petulant, and nasty. He broke down into tears and admitted that he agreed. Turns out he had come back from a very serious workers comp injury and the new injury had caused him to feel...

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

...real, simple, facts: Good lawyers will always “push the envelope”, so some personal injury claims will be marginal. That’s life and human nature. Good judges can deal with them. Our system of personal injury liability, such as auto, truck, and motorcycle collisions, premises liability, and dangerous products are based on your and my standards of right and wrong, the ones we grew up with. The concept is “duty”. I have a duty to pay attention, to re...

June 1, 2011 at 9:06 pm

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

...werful source of work for a good lawyer. There are more divorce cases than personal injury cases, and boy do people talk about impending divorce and 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 yo...

December 2, 2011 at 9:59 pm

Personal Injury Client Misperceptions

...those greedy people they read about who are looking to get rich from their personal injury claim. Once I explain to them the elements of a personal injury claim, they become comfortable with that, and I have never had a client complain that I got them too large a settlement or asked me to accept only $80,000 of a $100,000 settlement offer. 2. Clients are surprised that the other guy’s insurance company will not pay their bills unless they are read...

January 24, 2018 at 9:43 pm

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

...sion and possible “slap on the wrist” of the carrier. 17. Contingent Fees: personal injury litigation and claim processing can be very expensive; thus, the most common fee arrangement is a “contingent fee”. These fees may range from 10% – 40%. No fee is taken unless there is a recovery. 18. Litigation Costs: These costs include filing fees, acquisition of records, depositions, experts, travel, etc. Cost can be huge and the cost of the litigation m...