What is a Personal Injury case?
Tort law governs personal injury where one was injured by another’s negligence.
What should you expect from a Personal Injury Attorney?
A Personal Injury lawyer must have some knowledge of back and neck injuries as a personal injury lawyer is constantly confronted by medical legal problems. Medic legal is something that involves both medicine and legal aspects of a case. As neck and bank injuries are by far the most common injuries, a personal injury lawyer must have knowledge of injuries to the neck and back.
A personal injury attorney must conduct a one on one detailed interview where s (he) can inquire about the accident and extend of the damages. If there are police reports, she shall review the police reports or any witness statements related to your case.
A personal Injury attorney shall visit the scene of the incident in order to have a better understanding of the accident.
Thereafter she should contact a medical doctor or a chiropractor and review all medical reports.
What do I do after the accident?
If your injuries are not extensive and you are not in a need of medical care, you should take photos of the accident scene, gather witness information as well as the contact information of the responsible party.
What should I do if I am hurt?
You should go to the hospital immediately. Thereafter you can retain a Personal Injury lawyer who can help you with the process of being compensated for your injuries.
Should I pay my lawyer a retainer fees?
Most Personal Injury cases are contingent base therefore your Personal Injury lawyer should not required any retainer fees. Your lawyer would be compensated when you are compensated.
How can I find out how much money I would recover?
It is very difficult for a lawyer to advise you on recovery. Your recovery would depend on the extent of your injuries, your medical bills and whether your injuries are permanent.
What is the percentage of legal fees?
On average a Personal Injury lawyer charges 33% fees however this fee is negotiable and can range from 20% to 33%
What is the statute of limitation?
The statute of limitation for most auto accidents are two years where it can be shorter for other injuries.
What can Sheena Rude do for you?
We can’t take away your pain and suffering however we could hold the person responsible for your injuries. While no amount of money can erase the past, it can help you feel that justice has been done.