Legal Help: Getting Hurt on the Street
If you were not satisfied with the result or administration of a recent personal injury case, then you can consider an appeal. However, you can't just appeal a lawsuit simply because you lost. Appeals are not a way to "do-over" your previous trial. You must have a reason to file one. Plus, you still need the help of a personal injury attorney on your appeal. Here are things to know about filing an appeal for a personal injury case and why you should or should not consider it.
Personal injury claims often require some degree of investigation. It's natural for clients to wonder exactly how a personal injury lawyer will look into a case. Many of the same resources come in handy for checking out a wide range of cases, fortunately. Read on for more information about the best investigative tools available to a personal injury attorney.
From cops and first responders to doctors and specialists, the simplest way to investigate an incident is often to read the reports.
I never gave a lot of thought to needing a lawyer until I was injured while walking down a sidewalk. The accident happened when a biker decided to use the sidewalk instead of the street, and plowed into me as he turned a corner.
What followed was a lesson in what is involved with pedestrian accidents. I found a traffic attorney who took my case, and she was able to obtain a settlement that covered the legal fees and my medical bills.
If you have been injured through the negligence of another party, you do need legal representation. Keep reading and I'll share how I found the right lawyer and what we did to ensure that my rights were fully protected in a court of law.