Today I’m going to answer the question that a lot of people ask me when they come into see me, which is, “Can you refer me to a doctor for my treatment?” Well, a lot of lawyers will refer you to a certain doctor for your treatment. However, that’s something we here at Premier Law […]
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A common question I get asked by my clients is, “Won’t the other person’s insurance company just offer me money to avoid a lawsuit?” Well, that’s what’s called a Nuisance Value Settlement, and that doesn’t happen anymore. In the 1980s and 90s he insurance companies changed the way they did business. Instead of hiring a […]
One of the questions I’m often asked is, how do personal injury lawyers like myself get paid? The answer is that we work on a contingency fee basis. What that means is that my fee, the amount that I earn for my time, is contingent upon whether or not I recover for my client, and […]
I am frequently asked, “What happens if I’ve been injured in a car accident but the accident was my fault?” The first question I would have for you is, who said it’s your fault? Sometimes the police will reach the conclusion that an accident was someone’s fault, but that’s a different burden of proof than […]
What is the process of a personal injury case? A personal injury case has many steps but the very first step is when someone is injured. While someone is injured, they’re in what is called the treatment phase of a case. That means you’re getting medical treatment for your injuries, you’re going to the doctor, […]
What is a personal injury case? The answer is both simple and complex, but basically, a personal injury case is any time someone is injured through the fault of someone else. There are many different types of personal injury cases. They can range anywhere from an auto accident, to a dog bite, to a dangerous […]
The interesting thing about this case is determining who was at fault. Most would assume that the person that hit her and ultimately killed her would be the at fault party. However, in this case, the car that hit her was actually taking an evasive maneuver after another car failed to yield the right of way.
This is Jason, and today I’m going to talk about IMEs. So what is an IME? It’s an Independent Medical Examination which is where the defense is allowed to send an injured person to a doctor of their choosing. Here’s the interesting thing about IMEs: They’re not really independent as the name would suggest.
You should always be focused on getting the medical attention you need to recover for your injuries. No amount of money can make up for your health and your health is the most important thing.
If we have to litigate your case to get the best result, one of the things the insurance company can ask for is a CR 35 exam. Unfortunately, going to this CR 35 exam is something that is required in most cases.