Most personal injury cases are settled before trial. Some are settled before a lawsuit is filed, while some are settled during the litigation process. As a case unfolds, issues of liability and damages and possible defenses to a personal injury claim unfold. Parties, their attorneys, judges, and insurance claims adjustors all work toward resolution. There are several settlement opportunities during the course of a personal injury claim.
What happens when you suffer an injury? Sometimes an injury can result from our own actions. Sometimes an injury can result from the actions of someone else. Personal Injury law is a tool to apportion responsibility for an injury and, when an injury is proximally caused by another, to compensate you for that injury. This sounds simple, but personal injury is far from simple. Continue reading Personal Injury Law