What Can Cause My Auto Accident Case To Go To Court?
There are two main reasons a case might go to court.
The first is disputed liability. Liability is a legal term which just means fault. If the insurance carrier denies the claim because they don’t believe their driver was at fault, and the claimant is certain that they did not contribute to the accident themselves, then there will be a dispute over liability, and the case will have to go to court.
The second reason is based on the value of a case, or, how much money should the insurance company pay you. Usually, a claimant’s attorney and the at-fault party’s insurance company will have different ideas of the value of the case. If a fair settlement cannot be agreed upon, then the case may need to go to court in order to have a judge or jury determine an appropriate award…Read More
Car messed up, I’m hurt. Now What?
The first step to take if you have been injured in an auto accident claim is to consult with an attorney—even before speaking to the insurance company or adjuster. An attorney will provide information and can guide you both for next steps and long term, and can explain everything to you, such as steps for getting car matters resolved, and obtaining compensation for injuries. The attorney has no bias, unlike an insurance representative, who wants to save the company money…Read More
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