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What is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice & Medical Negligence?

July 17, 2022

When you are the victim of medical malpractice or medical negligence, the difference in these two legal terms may not mean much to you; however, to your attorney they should mean quite a bit. Your personal injury attorney must understand the difference between medical malpractice and medical negligence in order to obtain a successful outcome…

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What do I have to Prove to Win My Personal Injury Case?

July 17, 2022

Personal injury can be a difficult practice area because a person must prove that they were harmed due to the negligence of another. When it comes to personal injury cases, there are two major components that you’ll need to prove. These components include liability and damages. Liability When someone has a responsibility to act as a…

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How Long Does a Personal Injury Claim Take?

July 17, 2022

A common question that prospective and current clients have is, “how soon will this be over?” It’s a fair question to want to know how long the legal process is going to take. The answer to this question is not as simple as telling you that it takes a specific number of months. The time…

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What if the Accident Happens in a Different State?

July 17, 2022

If you’re involved in an out-of-state accident, there are a couple options you can explore, legally. First, if there were injuries caused by the accident, you would have most likely already received medical treatment in the state of the accident. Once stable, you would be cleared to continue back to your home state. At that…

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How Can I Tell How Much My Personal Injury Case Could Be Worth?

July 17, 2022

Putting a numerical value on a personal injury case is difficult to achieve without diving in deeper. If you go into an attorney’s office and they attempt to tell you immediately how much your case is worth, you should consider seeing another attorney. There is no way to know exactly how much you could receive by…

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Can I See Any Doctor during a Personal Injury Case?

July 17, 2022

After being involved in an accident, there are so many different questions running through your mind. One of those questions is this: “Do I need to see a specific doctor, or will any doctor do?” The answer: It depends on the nature of your injury. Initially, any type of doctor will be fine, as long…

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What types of compensation can I seek in my personal injury claim?

July 17, 2022

There are two types of damages that you may be eligible to receive compensation for: specific damages and general damages. Specific damages are for things like medical expenses and lost wages as a result of the injury. General damages include things like pain and suffering that actually change the person both emotionally as well as…

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What if the injury happened a while ago, but it is just now affecting me?

July 17, 2022

Insurance companies try to use time lapses to their advantage. Let’s say, for instance, you have neck or back pain, but you’re not sure if you’re injured so you just try to grin and bear it. You give it a few weeks, and maybe a few weeks turns into a few months. Finally, you end…

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How long after my accident do I have to file a personal injury claim in Washington?

July 17, 2022

In Washington, negligence claims have to be filed within three years. This three-year limit is called the statute of limitation.If there is a delay between the accident and when you file for a claim, that can make this process more difficult. If you have suffered an injury, it’s important to file a claim as soon…

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What are the steps I should take after I’m injured in an accident?

July 17, 2022

If you’re injured in an accident, common sense dictates that you’ve got to get medical attention, first and foremost. Legally speaking, it’s vitally important that you follow up with a trained medical provider who can accurately document the injury. If the injuries aren’t documented, it can be as if they didn’t even happen. Some people…

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