Tips on Your Personal Injury Claim

by Millie Tiffany

Publisher: Millie Tiffany

Publication Date: May 16, 2015

ISBN: 9781311882400

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This book is an easy-to-understand guide to the personal injury process in the United States for anyone injured through the action, or failure to act, of another, or anyone simply interested in PI cases. It contains a wealth of information about personal injury claims, including medical malpractice and wrongful death actions, as well as vehicular negligence and other claims. In addition to information regarding the litigation process (from time of accident through trial), it also contains more than 100 tips!

Some of the topics covered include:

-- Ways that a case may be resolved without going to trial

-- How to preserve evidence

-- Types of injuries that increase a case’s value

--How to get medical bills paid or reduced

-- What to do immediately after an accident

--How to find and choose an attorney

--How to dress for your deposition or trial; what to say and not say during your testimony

--Definitions of legal terminology used by adjusters, attorneys and judges

-- Simple yet effective ways that a case’s value can be increased

-- How the value of a personal injury case is determined

-- How to prepare a settlement demand package ~ what I call “weaving the tapestry” of the claim
(Examples included: Statement of Damages, Demand Letter and Notice Letter to Defendant’s Insurance Company)

-- Checklist of what to do from time of accident’s occurrence through settlement

-- Different types of discovery and ways to streamline this onerous aspect of litigation

-- Ways that you can avoid answering some interrogatories and/or providing some documents requested in discovery

-- List of reputable websites that are used by attorneys for medical research
-- How property damage is determined and who is responsible for payment

-- Descriptions of different types of personal injury claims

-- What constitutes liability

-- Description of medical professionals ...