When you’re injured due to another person’s negligence, recovering compensation for your harm is of the utmost importance. What’s more, you don’t want to suffer unreasonable delays in recovering your compensation award—you should be compensated as soon as possible. Unfortunately, getting the settlement offer that you deserve in a timely manner can be complicated.

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While there are few positive associations with being involved in a car accident, one silver lining that people recognize is the potential of being compensated for their injuries via their car insurance company. Indeed, many people assume that so long as they maintain car insurance and have made their insurance premium payments on time and in full, their insurer will be nothing but cooperative when it comes to offering them a settlement.

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One of the most frustrating parts of being in a car accident is navigating the claims process after the fact. You may be under the impression that the car insurance company responsible for processing your claim will pay you what you deserve, that fault will be clear, and that you won’t have to fight for your rights. Unfortunately, it doesn’t typically turn out like this. Indeed, even when fault is clear to you, the insurance company will likely find some way to reduce the value of your claim. (Insurance companies, even your own insurance company, are not your friend and they are not in the business of paying money or helping people). If this happens, having good evidence at the ready can be extremely valuable. Here’s what you need to know about collecting car accident evidence to support your case.

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Without ever planning for it or seeing it coming, you or a loved one may be involved in a serious accident that causes severe injuries. When a traumatic accident occurs, the situation can feel totally helpless, and you may have low expectations about the future.

While there is no doubt that a serious personal injury can change your life, and may even leave you with a life-long disability, there may be hope for your financial recovery. By filing a personal injury claim against the responsible party, you may be able to recover compensation for the full value of your losses. Attorney Marc Brown is here to help. Learn more about the types of damages that may be available in a personal injury case, and contact us today to request a free consultation. Read more

For those with elderly grandparents, parents, or other loved ones, knowing that they are receiving a high level of care can be a huge source of comfort. Whether this care is received in a nursing home, through a professional in-home care provider, or in another type of facility, there is a reasonable expectation that elderly loved ones will receive a high level of care and be treated with kindness and affection. Read more

When a car accident occurs, determining fault for the accident is critical. Who caused the accident will be a significant factor in determining who pays for the accident, and it could even prevent an injured party from recovering compensation. In this post, we’ll examine some common causes of left turn accidents and how to determine who is at fault in a left turn collision. Read more

One of the worst things about a car accident is the level of inconvenience it can add to one’s life. Indeed, in addition to dealing with serious injuries—which many people suffer in a car accident—you’ll also need to figure out and schedule car accident repairs, pay for medical bills, get the other driver’s information, and spend hours on the phone with insurance adjusters figuring out who will pay for what. This can be extremely frustrating and exhausting, especially for those who have suffered serious physical harm as a result of a crash. Read more

When you request a rideshare vehicle from your cellphone, the last thing that you’re likely thinking about is who will be liable if you are injured in a car accident. Unfortunately, however, accidents do happen—and it’s important to be aware of your rights and the options for compensation available to you in the event of an accident. Read more

Each state in the nation is autonomous in its ability to develop rules and regulations pertaining to how financial recovery works after a car accident. States typically follow either a no-fault system or a fault-based system, although a few states have a mixed system in place. Understanding fault vs. no-fault rules is important following a crash in South Carolina, where fault does make a difference, as South Carolina is not a no-fault insurance state. Read more

If you’re injured in an accident, you may assume that everything with your medical bills and pain & suffering will be covered. You will likely be counting on the at-fault driver’s liability insurance to cover your injuries and costs. But what happens in the event that the at-fault driver does not have insurance? In this post, we’ll help you understand your rights when hit by an uninsured driver. Read more