Why Medical Examination Are Vital Following A Case of Personal Injury

Whether it be a personal injury claim, a worker’s compensation claim, or a claim related to any state of disability, it is always important to obtain independent medical examinations, or functional capacity evaluations, in order to support your claim. Both of these types of medical examinations are focused on your medical condition, as well as your physical limitations, but their individual purposes differ from each other. Before you undergo either of these evaluations, you should inform yourself about what to expect. (more…)

Understanding The Differences Between Personal Injury And Workers Compensation

It is easy to confuse personal injury lawsuits with workers compensation claims. The injuries sustained in both the cases is by accidents but the company paying it would differ and so will the legalities of the claim. Some may even falsely place works compensation claims into the personal injury claim category. While this is an easy mistake to make, it is important to keep the two separate and understand the subtle, but nonetheless important, differences. (more…)

Tactics To Use If Settlement Negotiations Have Reached A Standstill

On rare occasions, an insurance adjuster decides to bluff or stall, so that the settlement process seems to drag on for an endless amount of time. The injured victim that must deal with such an adjuster normally gets a warning, following issuance of the company’s initial offer. The stubborn adjuster usually presents a low ball offer at the start of the negotiations. (more…)