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New Orleans Hurricane Insurance

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If you live in New Orleans, you’re no stranger to hurricanes and the type of damage they can cause. Even though Hurricane Katrina struck land in 2005, the failure of the levees, hundreds of deaths, and a $100 billion price tag serve as a chilling reminder: mother nature can cause serious damage. Even last year, Hurricane Nate caused thousands of dollars of damage to automobiles and buildings. Few things are worse than having an insurance claim denied. There can be many reasons for having a hurricane claim denied and it can be especially devastating to you and your family after a...

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Can I Sue Uber or Lyft After a Car Accident?

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  You’re driving home from work one day, obeying every rule of the road, and you get in an accident. The next thing you know, you’re talking to paramedics. The other driver is clearly at fault. They ran a stop sign and barreled into your car. When you look at their vehicle, you notice a corporate logo on the door and part of you thinks that you might have a personal injury claim against that company. That’s how things would play out in a crash involving most businesses. But what if you’re in an accident involving an Uber or Lyft driver? That’s a...

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Will You Be Protected in The Case of a Car Accident?

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Car accidents are scary, chaotic events, and they are also all too frequent. What is also scary is the process you will need to embark upon after the car accident happens. You will need to understand what legal and medical needs you have- this will help protect you, your finances and your legal rights. By being adequately prepared, you can help the process go smoothly and also ensure that things will work out in your favor, especially where compensation is concerned. You may have some questions about the car accident and personal injury processes, and The King Firm is happy...

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Secrets to Finding the Right Personal Injury Firm

Finding the Right Personal Injury Firm

If it is your first time looking for a personal injury firm or lawyer, you probably don’t know exactly what you are doing. It’s not something you learn about - that is, not until you have to. If you have recently been in an accident, or have received an injury at the hands of someone else or an organization, this is when you will want to start looking for a personal injury attorney so you can make sure you get the personal injury compensation you want and deserve. It is very important to know your rights during this process and also...

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Tips For Getting a Better Personal Injury Settlement

Personal Injury Settlement

When an injury occurs, you will end up with parties who will try to give you the lowest possible settlement. Obviously, this isn’t the best solution- you need fair compensation for all you have been through. Your personal injury costs a lot of money, so employers will try to save as much money as possible. The King Firm's Personal injury lawyers will assist you in getting so much more. Write down a settlement you will want If you write down the amount of money you are satisfied with, you will be able to get it more easily. When the figures start moving...

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Signs That You Are Eligible For Personal Injury Compensation in New Orleans

Personal Injury Compensation

People don’t usually anticipate personal injury claims or situations which would require them. But, these severe issues do occur and when they do, you will have to know how to proceed. Here, we list tell-tale signs behind personal injury claims. When the accident had nothing to do with you Most law firms claim that the biggest part of personal injuries occur due to the involvement of another person. For example, if your car was hit by another car (rear-ended), it isn’t your fault, obviously. The full list of examples and issues is extremely long, so it cannot be included here. The main...

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Mistakes To Avoid When Demanding a Car Accident Settlement

Car Accident Settlement

The personal injury lawyers at The King Firm have a lot of experience with car accident settlements. So it goes without saying that we know a few mistakes which injured parties make. In this blog, we reveal them to you, so you can avoid them. Avoiding them will have a positive effect on the overall settlement you may get. Here, we list typical mistakes people make that you should definitely avoid. Minimizing concerns with the doctor Insurance companies have an insight into the doctor notes. If you say everything is fine, it means that the injury isn’t serious as you claim! That’s...

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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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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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