How is Mediation Used to Settle Personal Injury Claims?

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personal injury mediation

Over the past few years, more personal injury claims are moving away from the long, expensive process of trial, and instead opting for mediation. Lawyers and insurance companies alike see the benefits of mediation for their claims, and the value of the process. In fact, mediation is used more often than trial to determine a…

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Choosing the Right Settlement Disbursement Option

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Most personal injury plaintiffs choose to receive their settlement in a lump-sum payment. In other words, they prefer that the defendant (or the defendant’s insurance company) pays them the entire settlement amount in one payment. Some plaintiffs, though, prefer to have their settlement paid to them in what is called a “structured settlement.” In a…

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Seven Major Differences Between Truck and Car Accident Claims

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Besides the obvious fact that trucks are often much larger than cars, and can therefore cause more damage, there are many other differences between accidents claims that involve trucks and those involving only cars. Here is a list of seven major differences between truck and car accident claims: #1 The Number of Defendants: With a…

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The Steps Typically Involved in a Personal Injury Claim

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Pennsylvania's Personal Injury Lawyer - Jeffrey H. Penneys, Esq.

After suffering an injury, it is important to find out how a personal injury claim works, and the usual steps involved. Every personal injury case is unique, but generally proceeds through the same sequence. Medical Treatment The most urgent issue is to get a full medical assessment. Many personal injury cases are associated with car…

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Who Is Liable for Injuries after a Bar Fight?

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Pennsylvania's Personal Injury Lawyer - Jeffrey H. Penneys, Esq.

A night out on the town can turn into a disaster when a bar fight breaks out. Whether another patron got aggressive with you specifically, or you were merely in the wrong place at the wrong time, legal action can be taken to seek compensation. The owner of a bar, nightclub, tavern, or restaurant can…

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