I can’t afford to pay a lawyer! How much is the legal fee?

How much do the attorney’s charge? Is it just going to cost me money that the insurance company is going to pay me anyway? How can I fight the insurance company with all their money and high priced attorneys? The good news is that you can fight the big insurers and their legal counsel. If

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U.S.DOT Unveils Automatic Vehicle Safety Recall Notification Service

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) now offers an automatic vehicle safety recall notification service. What this means is that vehicle owners across the nation can be instantly notified about important safety recalls. The alerts can be received by email or RSS feeds on personal computers, cell phones or PDAs. It is also possible

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What is a Personal Injury Case?

Letʼs start at the very beginning: Just what is a personal injury case? Lawyers say that they do “personal injury cases” or “accident cases” or “wrongful death cases” and yet, my wife Margaret tells me that she does not think that everyone understands exactly what this means. Indeed, people who have known me for years

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SUV Rollover settlement

Virginia Lawyers Weekly reports in their December 1, 2008 issue about a $2.5 million dollar settlement in a wrongful death SUV rollover claim. The plaintiff was driving on Route 7 in Fairfax county when his vehicle was struck by the defendant at a high rate of speed. This caused the plaintiff’s vehicle to roll, thus

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Common Misconceptions About Personal Injury Cases

MISCONCEPTION #1: I can settle my case without hiring a lawyer. If you’re happy with the amount of money the insurance company offers for your car — and if you’re happy to have your medical bills paid — then you’re right. You don’t need to hire a lawyer. Still, it’s important that you understand what

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