Many people believe that lawsuits go too far. They believe that individuals misuse the court system in order to seek compensation that they do not deserve.
Others believe that all attorneys are out to threaten litigation in order to seek a quick settlement for cases that have no merit.
The fact of the matter is that many individuals who have been seriously injured in car accidents have no choice but to file a suit against the individual who negligently caused their injury.
Continue reading “Why the Insurance Companies are to Blame for Frivolous Lawsuits”
When you are considering whether you should hire an attorney one of your main concerns is probably how you will pay for the cost associated with attorneys.
This article discusses the basics of how attorney’s fees are calculated. If you have any further questions about attorney’s fees, you should contact the lawyers at Hutchison & Stoy.
We are happy to answer questions that you may have about your car accident case.
Continue reading “How Attorney Fees are Calculated for your Car Wreck Case”
If a driver leaves the scene after an accident, also known as hit-and-run, they can face criminal charges ranging from a misdemeanor to a felony.
The charge that the individual faces depends on how serious the injury and degree of damage of the accident was.
Continue reading “Leaving the Scene after an Accident”
After you have been in a car accident, you may find yourself with a lot of different question about your personal injury case.
The best thing you should do is contact a personal injury attorney in order to discuss your case with an expert. Your personal injury attorney will help you work out the details so you do not have to stress out over your situation more than you have to.
If you have any questions about this article you should contact the experienced attorneys at Hutchison & Stoy. We offer free case consultations to individuals who are attempting to determine what their legal rights are. Contact the Warriors For Justice today!
Continue reading “How Bad Faith and Gross Negligence Affect your Personal Injury Case”
What is a Whistle Blower?
A whistle blower is an individual who discloses information about possible corrupt or illegal activities such as fraud that are occurring in a company. There are many different people who can be whistle blowers including employees, contractors, and clients.
When someone files a claim under the false claims act, the stark statute, or the anti-kickback statute, that individual is “whistleblowing.”
Whistleblowers can also be referred to as “relators.”
Continue reading “Whistleblowers, Qui Tam, Fraud and the False Claims Act Explained”
There are a number of different things that you can do in order to show the insurance company that your claim is valid.
Remember that insurance companies are not on your side. You need to stand up for yourself and stand firm on you claim.
Do not accept less compensation than you deserve for your insurance claim.
Continue reading “How do I show my insurance company that my claim is valid?”
A wrongful death claim is a cause of action. When the plaintiff brings a lawful death claim against the defendant the plaintiff claims that the defendant caused the death of a loved one. Many different situations could lead to a wrongful death claim. These include car accidents, train accidents, boating accidents, trucking accidents, airplane accidents, criminal activity (such as murder), and medical malpractice.
Continue reading “Everything you need to know about a Wrongful Death Case in Texas”
After you have been in a car accident, you probably have a lot of questions. You may need to speak to an attorney in order for you to find answers to these questions. If you need help you should contact an experienced personal injury attorney.
Continue reading “I have been in a Car Accident Was I a Victim of a Tort?”
A slip and fall is a situation where someone is injured after they slipped, fell or tripped on someone on someone else’s property. Slip and fall cases are a subset of premises liability claims. The basic premise behind these types of cases is that property owners have a duty to maintain their property in a safe manner.
Continue reading “Everything you need to know about a Slip and Fall Injury Case”
Generally, there are two different groups of people that can be injured in a construction accident: construction workers and non-construction workers.
Construction workers are typically trained to avoid injury while they are completing their work, but injuries can still occur. In fact, one in ten construction workers are injured every year according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Continue reading “Injured at a construction site, now what?”
What is an Insurance Adjuster?
An insurance adjuster is an employee of an insurance company whose job is to review the details of the car accident and determine the insurance company’s liability. In order to do this the adjustor will review the insurance claim by conducting interviews with the claimant and any possible witness to the accident. The adjustor will also review the claimant’s medical records, and consult with the police report.
Continue reading “What you need to know about Insurance Adjusters after a Car Accident”
What are Ambulance Chasers?
An “ambulance chaser” is a term that refers to an attorney who goes to the scene of an accident and solicits clients. This practice is unethical. If you have been in an accident it is important for you to recognize this practice so that you do not get mixed up with an unethical attorney.
Continue reading “Beware! What You Need to Know About Ambulance Chasers”