Category Archives: Personal Injury Law
What kinds of fees are associated with personal injury lawsuits?
The fees associated with personal injury lawsuits are typically a contingency fee contract is what the client would sign. What that means is the attorney would get one third of the recovery once the case is settled. There’s no fee owed unless there’s a recovery made. The only way that would change is that a […]
What does negligence mean regarding personal injury lawsuits?
Negligence in personal injury lawsuits just simply means that someone had a duty and they failed in that duty and that caused injury to another. Typically in car accidents you see that where you get rear-ended or somehow the other driver failed to maintain his duties as a reasonable person would while driving his car. […]
What documents should I bring with me to my personal injury lawyer consultation?
To the initial consultation with a lawyer, you should bring the police report, which will identify any of the other parties involved in the collision, as well as any photographs taken at the scene of damage to the cars or photos depicting your injuries. As well as any medical records that may have all ready […]
What documents or evidence should I bring with me the first time I meet my attorney following my Florida car accident?
Generally speaking, when you first come to meet with your attorney, you should bring any and all documents you have that relate to your collision. Namely, that would be the police report, because that would identify the at-fault parties, and pictures you may have of the cars taken at the scene, any of your medical […]
What constitutes a personal injury case?
A personal injury case is anyone who’s been injured due to someone else’s negligence. We see it a lot in car accident cases, say if you get rear-ended in a collision, and you’ve sustained injuries, that’s a personal injury case, but beyond that, people can be injured in all kinds of ways. You could be […]
How long do I have to bring a lawsuit against those who are legally responsible for my personal injuries?
In Florida, you have four years to bring your case for injuries if it’s based on someone else’s negligence. So you have up to four years to file an actual lawsuit, but you should consult with a lawyer right away because you can make your claim well before that four years elapses.