What does it mean to “file suit,” and why do we do it?

The act of filing legal papers at the courthouse is called filing suit. The client gives the authorization to file suit after all other options have been exhausted during pre-suit. Over the last decade, the insurance industry has stepped up its aggressive defense of these cases,…

What is Maximum Medical Improvement?

When you’ve concluded your treatment of an injury with a doctor, we request a final narrative. At this time, the physician has determined that the patient has reached MMI, or maximum medical improvement. This means that the patient has reached a point where they are as…

Why am I not being compensated when I have full insurance coverage?

Underinsured or uninsured coverage happens far more often than it needs to considering a little extra premium annually to get you this coverage. Many drivers believe they have full coverage, but are not insured under certain circumstances. There are several different types of insurance coverage, and…

Should I sign a release?

Before signing anything, be sure to contact a personal injury lawyer to ensure your rights are protected. If you sign a release, you may be unable to recover future damages. In many instances if you have a viable case, insurance companies offer an easy and early…

Who can be held liable for a catastrophic injury?

To determine liability, it’s important to contact a personal injury lawyer to discuss your case. More than one person may be responsible for your injuries. Depending on your type of personal injury, the liability may rest on a hospital, doctor, motor vehicle driver, truck driver, employer,…