Q. What do I do with all the bills that come in after the accident?
A. Talk with your lawyer about the bills. In my office, we call doctors and ask that payment of the bills be postponed until after your case has been resolved. Many doctors will agree to this. Don’t let the bills... Continue Reading »
Q. Is it okay to talk about the accident?
A. Do not discuss the accident with anyone other than the investigating police officer, your doctors, and your lawyer. Insurance representatives are the LAST people you want to talk to. It is okay to talk to them, after your lawyer... Continue Reading »
Q. If I am injured on my lunch hour, am I covered?
A. Usually not, as it would be considered outside of the scope of your employment relationship. Continue Reading »
Q. If I hire a lawyer but do not want to go to court, can I settle?
A. Yes, the final decision to settle is yours alone. In my office, I will be the person with whom the insurance companies deal and to whom they make an offer on your claim, but a final decision for settlement... Continue Reading »
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