Accident and Injury Law Blog

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There is no single silver bullet that automatically ensures you get the most money out of your insurance claim. Instead, you can help maximize your options by keeping records, knowing the terms of your policy, and not accepting an initial settlement offer. A personal injury lawyer can also assist you in negotiating a fair
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There is no way to predict how long it could take to negotiate an insurance settlement in your case or if it is even possible. Some cases go to a civil trial without ever reaching a settlement agreement. Once you negotiate an agreement, there are only a few more steps to close the case
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Knowing how to take photos at the scene of an accident could help you support your insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit later. Photos and videos are often used as evidence to document what happened and whose careless actions caused the crash. They also help illustrate damages. If you suffered injuries in a car
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Victims of personal injuries may seek economic and non-economic damages by filing an insurance claim or lawsuit against the at-fault party. When someone else’s carelessness or recklessness causes injuries, the civil courts allow the victim to hold the at-fault party accountable. This is how we get justice for our clients in a personal injury
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Depositions are sometimes necessary for a personal injury lawsuit. They can be a part of discovery, the gathering of evidence that occurs between filing the lawsuit and the final trial preparation. A lot of key information is often discovered during depositions. Shulman & Hill represents victims of personal injuries in all five boroughs of
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Unfortunately, some insurance adjusters may use bad faith tactics to reduce the value or deny a claim after a New York personal injury accident. This occurs all too often and can have dire consequences for the victim. When our attorneys handle these cases, we know what to look for and how to protect our
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When a nearby business, traffic cam, or private residence captures video of your traffic accident, it can greatly affect the strength of your case. However, obtaining video surveillance footage is not always easy. Our team must often request and recover this footage for clients because the video’s owners will not release it to a
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Depending on the law firm you choose, it may cost you nothing up front to hire a personal injury lawyer. The cost of an injury lawyer will vary based on the firm’s payment structure to charge clients. Many injury lawyers work on contingency. Under this arrangement, the law firm collects its fees for legal
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Securing financial justice and getting the chance to tell your story publicly are some of the pros of going to trial. Meanwhile, the cons of going to trial include waiting longer to receive a case decision and placing the outcome of your case in the hands of a jury. Many civil cases settle before

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