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When Do You Need A Motorcycle Accident Lawyer?

August 15th, 2018|Categories: Motorcycle Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When you get injured in an accident with another vehicle, you may think the process of getting compensated for your injuries is simple, especially when the insurance company offers you a settlement right up front. Accepting this initial offer, however, can be a critical mistake that can cost you everything.Many people wonder after they get hurt whether they need a lawyer to pursue their case at all. In most cases, it’s a good idea to at least speak with an attorney. Getting compensated for post-accident injuries can be

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Do I Need To File A Police Report After A Car Accident?

August 1st, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Mitch Grissim, Mitch Grissim & AssociatesAfter you’re in a car accident, you’re confused, scared, and you feel angry and betrayed. It can be very hard to keep your head about you and figure out what to do next. You know that you deserve to be compensated and you know the other driver should be held accountable. Your first thought is to call the police, but then you wonder if that will do any good.In truth, while you don’t necessarily need a police report after an accident, it’s

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How Long Do I Have To File My Amarillo Personal Injury Lawsuit?

July 18th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In the wake of an accident that leaves you injured, your primary focus is recovery. Getting back into working order is our primary instinct, leading many people to put off filing a personal injury lawsuit to collect compensation for the ordeal. You need to be careful when waiting, however, as Texas has a statute of limitations for civil suits that you can’t afford to miss.When you miss the deadline for filing a personal injury lawsuit in Amarillo, Texas, you’re essentially out of luck. The court isn’t going to

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Filing A Personal Injury Lawsuit Against A Small Business

July 5th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dealing with a personal injury case against an individual is hard enough when you’re trying to recover from your injuries. Filing against a small business presents even more challenges that can be nearly impossible to conquer without the help of a professional. Many businesses have contingencies in place in case they ever get into legal trouble, especially manufacturers, so you’ll likely be up against a lawyer who is very good at their job.Just because the opponent is fierce, however, doesn’t mean you don’t stand a chance. If you

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Why Was My Social Security Claim Denied?

June 13th, 2018|Categories: Social Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When your SSDI or SSI claim is refused, it’s confusing, scary and frustrating. Unfortunately, it happens far more often than acceptance. In fact, roughly 70% of all claims to the SSA are denied upon initial application. Explore the many reasons why the SSA denies social security claims, what you can do if it happens to you, and how the right social security lawyer can help.Types of Social Security BenefitsWhen you’re injured, there are two types of social security benefits you can apply to receive. The First is SSDI

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Why Was My Workers’ Compensation Claim Rejected?

May 30th, 2018|Categories: Insurance Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Workers compensation is an essential part of your safety at work. It’s a no-fault form of insurance that almost every employer is required to carry which, by law, helps to cover you if you get hurt in the course of your job. Regardless of what caused the injury, workers’ comp helps to cover your medical bills, a portion of your lost wages, and even, if necessary, vocational training for new jobs.Unfortunately, workers compensation insurers get very overzealous in trying to keep fraudulent claims to a minimum. This results

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Tips For Getting Your Car Repaired After An Accident

May 16th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When you’ve been in a major car accident, the first thing you’ll be concerned about is your physical health. Eventually, your thoughts will turn to how you are going to pay for your car repairs. Depending on the circumstances of your accident, securing the compensation you need to fix your car can be difficult.Fortunately, when you need car repairs after an accident, you have several options, including filing a lawsuit. Here are some tips for getting your car repaired after an accident, and advice for hiring a car

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The Most Common Types Of Car Accident Injuries

May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The most serious potential effects of a car accident involve the possibility of suffering one or more severe injuries, which can reduce your quality of life and make it difficult, if not impossible, for you to work. However, car accidents come in many forms, with some being more severe than others.Learning about the different types of injuries that can result from a car accident is one of the best ways to prepare yourself for these vents. Read about some of the most common car accident injuries and find

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How To Respond To Your Personal Injury Claim Denial

April 11th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

When you’re seriously hurt and the insurance company denies your personal injury claim, it can be utterly devastating and turn your life upside down. No injury claim should be ignored, and it’s important to understand that you do have rights under the law.There are steps you can take to challenge the denial, and if the insurance company behaves in bad faith, you may even have cause for a legal case against them. When your personal injury claim is denied, learn what rights you have, what steps you can

Seek Medical Attention After Your Wreck

April 6th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If your injury does not require immediate hospital care, where should you go? You have several options. Your primary care physician, if you have one; is a good choice. They are the most familiar with your overall health. The cost of an office visit is much reduced from a trip to the Emergency Room. In the event that you need more care, the primary care doctor can refer you to specialists and diagnostic testing that can be helpful in your recovery.There are also issues with this route of

Adding A Light To Your Gun

March 30th, 2018|Categories: Gun Injuries, Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Because bad things often happen after dark, our rifle needs a light to help us positively identify things. There are a few important considerations with lights. How do you attach a light to the gun? Where do I attach my light? How much light do I need? How will I activate my light? You need to mount your light solidly so it will not come off when you need it! Typically, the light is mounted to either a handguard or rail. The light may have an integral mount

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How Do Lawyers Mediate Personal Injury Claims?

March 28th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When people hear about injury lawsuits, they often think of long, drawn-out and painful court cases that bankrupt everyone involved. The truth is, though, that the vast majority of these cases never make it to court. They get resolved by the parties on each side negotiating and coming to a mutually-satisfactory settlement.Sometimes, however, the people involved can’t come to an agreement. The negotiations hit a wall. What happens then? There’s still an option before going to court, and that’s third-party mediation. Learn what mediation is in an injury