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What is the Value of Future Medical Care in an Injury Claim?

Some injuries are so severe they result in permanent damage and require ongoing medical care, even after an injured party reaches the point of maximum medical improvement (MMI). MMI is the point where the victim has finished treatment and the injury is… Read More

Taxes on Personal Injury Settlements

In most cases, there are no taxes owed on personal injury settlements as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) does not consider this type of income to be a wage or salary. However, there are important exceptions. It is critical to know whether your personal… Read More

What Is My Pain and Suffering Worth?

If you take legal action after suffering a personal injury, you may be entitled to various types of compensation. Below, we discuss the non-economic damage of pain and suffering and how insurance companies set a monetary value for it.  Unfortunately,… Read More

What You Need to Know About Filing a Spinal Cord Injury Claim

Approximately 12,500 spinal cord injuries happen in the U.S. each year, according to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center. Spinal cord injuries can be devastating to victims, and can have a significant impact on their loved ones, as well.… Read More

How Can Indiana’s Comparative Fault Law Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

In some cases, each party involved in an accident may share fault in causing the event. When this occurs, Indiana uses the rule of comparative fault to determine the maximum amount of compensation the victim is entitled to receive. Depending on your actions… Read More

How to Document a Personal Injury

Documenting a personal injury properly is essential to the success of your personal injury lawsuit. While often overlooked, this documentation provides valuable facts supporting the severity of your injury and your pain and suffering. Documenting your… Read More

What is Considered to Be Pain and Suffering in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

After an accident, many victims experience prolonged physical and mental effects due to their injury. Although a personal injury claim will compensate you for your medical expenses and lost wages, you can only obtain compensation for pain and suffering… Read More

Can a Pre-Existing Condition Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Many personal injury victims are faced with opposition from the insurance company if they have a pre-existing condition. Even though having a pre-existing condition can make filing a personally injury claim a bit more complicated, you may still be able… Read More

How Do Contingency Fees Work?

Some personal injury attorneys charge clients on a contingency fee basis. This type of fee arrangement allows an attorney to provide important legal services to an injury victim at no upfront cost. If the victim receives compensation the attorney will… Read More

How Much Do Personal Injury Lawyers Charge?

Most people think that lawyers are expensive, so they may decide to work on their accident claim alone. However, this tactic can often backfire and cost personal injury victims more in the long run when their claim is denied or they receive a lowball… Read More