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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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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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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

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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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