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How to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim in New Orleans

Workers’ Compensation Claim

This is your complete guide to workmen's compensation. Worker’s comp is one of many areas of expertise offered by the King Firm. If you or someone you know has been injured on the job and you feel you or they may have a case, call one of the helpful lawyers at The King Firm today and get the compensation you deserve. Worker’s comp is state-mandated, meaning that the government makes it mandatory for companies to provide compensation for workers who were hurt on the job. Although all states require worker’s comp, there are varying policies and guidelines for worker’s comp...

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The Personal Injury Lawsuit Process, Explained

The Personal Injury Lawsuit Process, Explained

Injury is an inevitable part of life. 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). You have legal grounds to sue when it seems that another person or business or some type of entity is responsible for your injury and suffering. 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 lawsuit or simply through insurance, keep in mind that this occurs only when...

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General Types of Incidents and Legal Claims

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Personal injury cases are incredibly common legal claims, especially in America. Luckily, it is our bread and butter, here at The King Firm. But what is a personal injury claim?, you ask. Well, when someone is injured due to the mistake of another person or business perhaps, the victim who was injured can file a claim. If you are the victim of one of these horrible situations, then you understand the definition all too well. You may just be looking to see what happens next. Most claims are resolved outside of court. The documents in these outside-of-court procedures sometimes suggest...

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Things to Consider When Choosing a Personal Injury Attorney

Choosing a Personal Injury Attorney

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

Front light of car after crash.

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 at the King Firm. Financial Safety At the end of the day, we are focused...

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

advantage to having a law firm

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

Personal Injury attorneys Qualities

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

Red Flags of Bad Personal Injury

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. The King Firm's personal injury lawyers 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 personal...

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

Personal Injury Attorney Reasons

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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