Should I sign a Medical Release for an Insurance Company?

If you’ve ever been in a car crash, you’ve probably received a bunch of letters from insurance companies. They ask who your doctors are, what treatment you’ve received, whether you’re willing to give them a recorded statement, and all sorts of other things. One form that is usually included in the flood of letters is a medical release. I’ve had a number of people come to me asking whether they should sign it. The short answer is probably not, but for a longer look at the issue, click through to read the full article. Continue reading “Should I sign a Medical Release for an Insurance Company?”

What Can I Recover in a Personal Injury Case?

3150222Most personal injury cases don’t hinge on who was to blame for the injuries. Usually it’s pretty obvious who caused a car accident. But what you are able to recover in a personal injury case is sometimes less clear. Even when you know the law, it can get confusing. It’s worth knowing the rules though. That way you won’t accept the insurance company’s low-ball offer. Continue reading “What Can I Recover in a Personal Injury Case?”

What Makes a Good Personal Injury Case

2656735The question I get asked most often by my personal injury clients is this: “Do I have a good case?” It’s impossible to answer that question in detail without knowing a lot about a particular case. But I’ve developed a 4 step analysis of a case to estimate whether it is worth pursuing. Check after the break to find out more. Continue reading “What Makes a Good Personal Injury Case”

Personal Injury: An Insurance Company Made Me an Offer. What Now?

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Image by Alan Cleaver

So you’ve been in an accident, you’ve been hurt, you car is smashed, you’ve missed work, and the bills are piling up. Suddenly, an insurance company tells you that they’ll send you money if you’ll just sign a piece of paper. Sounds great, it’s just what you need right?

Well, maybe, but if you’re not careful, you may regret taking their first offer. Here’s my guide to what you should do before accepting their money. Continue reading “Personal Injury: An Insurance Company Made Me an Offer. What Now?”