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How to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim

How to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Workers’ compensation is one of The King Firm’s many areas of expertise. What is workers’ compensation? Well, Workers' compensation insurance is a type of insurance purchased by employers for the coverage of employment-related injuries and illnesses. If you've been injured or become ill at work, you may need to file for workers' compensation. Workers' compensation pays for medical care, rehabilitation, and some wage replacement if you have to miss work. To get these benefits, you must file a claim and follow your state's procedures carefully.   Workers' compensation insurance, often called "workers’ comp," is a state-mandated program consisting of payments required by...

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The Personal Injury Lawsuit Process, Explained

The Personal Injury Lawsuit Process, Explained

Most people will experience some form of injury at some point in their lives. Of course, not every injury gives rise to a legal claim- some injuries are attributable to age, genetics, or an accident that was unavoidable (and no one's fault). But when another person or entity is legally at fault for the incident that led to your injury, you may have a valid legal claim- and grounds to sue. Read on to learn more about when you might have a civil case, and what you’ll need to prove.   A legal claim can be made through a personal injury lawsuit...

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General Types of Incidents and Legal Claims

General Types of Incidents and Legal Claims

Personal injury cases are among the most common legal claims in the United States each year. When someone is injured due to the negligence of another person or entity, it’s cause for the victim to file a personal injury claim or lawsuit. Most claims are resolved with an out-of-court settlement. Settlement documents include clauses stating the plaintiff forgoes future legal actions related to the injury or incident in question. If a settlement can’t be reached, a personal injury lawsuit is filed in the state or parish courts where the injury occurred. Injury cases with small damage amounts, from about $2,000 to...

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Things to Consider When Choosing a Personal Injury Attorney

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Personal injury claims can encompass a wide variety of accident types and situations. Maybe you were injured by a slip and fall at work, perhaps you were in a car accident, or even bitten by your neighbor’s dogs. If you have suffered serious injuries, it would be best to consider hiring a personal injury lawyer to help you sort out your claim. Finding the best New Orleans personal injury lawyer can mean the difference between being made whole after your case or losing large amounts of time and money due to your injury. There are a few important things to...

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The best time to reach out to personal injury lawyers

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Here is the thing. People who were injured in an accident will often try to get a personal injury lawyer way after the initial accident. This can make it very difficult for them to have a hold on their insurance company’s actions. This is why we want to encourage you to hire us as soon as your injury occurs. Here are a few reasons why.   Faster support As soon as the injury occurs, you would likely assume that your insurance company would give you the best possible claim. And for many insurance companies, this is true. However, there are a few wolves...

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Why you don’t have to be afraid of pursuing legal action

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The idea of going to court might seem a little daunting. It might appear to be too much to handle right now. But without the proper legal defenders, bad insurance companies can easily take advantage of you. We never want to pressure you into making a choice that you are not comfortable with. However, if you are considering getting a personal injury lawyer, but are too afraid of the costs, then please don’t worry. Here are a few reasons why not to fear a personal injury case with the King Injury Firm.   Financial Safety At the end of the day, we are...

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The advantage to having a law firm with multiple areas of practice

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When you need legal assistance, it is normally a good idea to find a lawyer in the area that relates to your current predicament. For instance, let's say that you were injured because of a workplace incident. This means that you should pursue personal injury lawyers who specialize in worker’s compensation. However, a good sign that you have a strong law firm is if they are specialized in more than one area of practice. They could be specialized in a certain type of practice (personal injury law), but that practice can branch out into various types of law (i.e. Worker’s Compensation,...

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Qualities of Exceptional Personal Injury attorneys

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Often our view of lawyers comes from TV, movies, and news clippings. Seeing them through the media often gives us an impression of what a strong, reliable attorney looks like. However, with only media clippings, you won’t really understand all of the key character traits that make up a good lawyer. Here are a few essential elements that make our team members some of the best lawyers in New Orleans. Critical Thinkers The more complicated a case gets, the more the attorney needs to think on his or her feet. There will come a time where the opposing side pulls a curveball....

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Red Flags of Bad Personal Injury Insurance Companies

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Many insurance companies work to serve your needs whenever you become a victim of personal injury. However, not all insurance companies are out for your benefit. Some companies, unfortunately, try to use your case to swindle you out of money that you deserve. Our personal injury lawyers in New Orleans have found some of the tricks that insurance companies and their adjusters try to pull on you while you try to file a claim. But before any company tries to play the game of claims, you can be well equipped to spot their tricks beforehand. God forbid any kind of...

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Top 5 Reasons why a Personal Injury Attorney is essential for your life

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Having a personal injury attorney by your side is more than just a convenience. It is an absolute necessity for all situations to come. In an accident, you may be fortunate just to be alive. But that doesn’t mean that you are all of a sudden liable for financial situations you cannot comprehend. Our New Orleans personal injury lawyers ask that you would at least consider the alternative to just handling the case on your own. Here are just a few ways that you can benefit from having a personal injury attorney by your side at your most vulnerable moment.   Less...

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