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Top 10 Reasons to Hire An Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

When you’re injured in an accident you’re confused and overwhelmed.  In most cases, especially if you have suffered a serious injury, the first question to enter your mind is “What do I do?”.   You need to get help from an experienced personal injury attorney and here is why: Experience Assessing Injury Claims Personal injury attorneys…

5 Things to Look for in a Personal Injury Attorney

Typically, people only seek out attorneys around the worst moments in their lives. Whether it be the unexpected death of a loved one, injury caused by gross negligence, or a multitude of other reasons, attorneys most often help guide and protect their clients during their most vulnerable moments. Finding An Attorney As such, finding the…

Litigating with Minors

Minors present some interesting challenges to any litigation.  People under the age of 18, in Missouri, do not have legal standing to do many things in their own names.  Statutory procedures are in place that govern may of the situations one will encounter when a minor suffers a personal injury or inflicts personal injury on…

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Personal Injury Case Payment: How does a Contingency Fee Work?

If you are involved in an accident and suffer personal injuries because of someone else’s negligent behavior, it is imperative to hire legal representation for assistance. Attorneys can field settlement offers and negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf. If the insurance company does not offer a fair settlement, then an experienced litigator will take…

Timeline of a Personal Injury Case

Reasons to file a personal injury lawsuit will vary from case to case. Personal injury lawsuits generally are brought about due to the negligence of another individual. In addition, the causes of these injuries can vary widely: injuries caused by a defective product, such as a defective firearm or machine; abuse suffered by those in…

What Are Damages in a Personal Injury Claim?

Every personal injury claim has several key ingredients:  The wrongdoer must owe the injured party duty of care. The wrongdoer must have engaged in some kind of wrongful conduct (either negligent or intentional). The injured party must have suffered damages. If any of the three elements is lacking, there is no viable case and no…

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Case

Modern society is more reliant on technology today, than it has ever been in the past. If you are like most people, you regularly post on social media platforms regarding what you are doing, where you are and how you feel. Profiles on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and other popular sites also display your status updates,…