The Resource How to win your personal injury claim, Attorney Joseph L. Matthews

How to win your personal injury claim, Attorney Joseph L. Matthews

Label
How to win your personal injury claim, Attorney Joseph L. Matthews
Publication
Note
Includes index
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  • ACE
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Handling your personal injury claim. Why you often can handle your own claim ; When you might need a lawyer -- Whose fault is it? : how legal responsibility is determined. Basic rules of legal responsibility ; Liability in specific types of accidents -- Initial steps in settling your claim. The first 72 hours : protecting your rights ; Getting a claim started ; Special rules for accidents involving the government -- Understanding insurance coverage. Motor vehicle insurance ; Nonvehicle liability insurance ; Your own health coverage and accident claims ; No-fault laws : state summaries -- How much is your claim for injuries worth? The damages formula ; How injuries affect compensation ; Demonstrating pain and suffering ; Lost income ; Property damage ; Arriving at a final compensation value ; Examples of how much different claims are worth -- Processing your claim. Collecting information ; Preparing a demand letter ; Sample demand letters -- Property damage claims. What type of claim to file ; Amount of compensation ; Processing your claim ; Negotiating a settlement amount -- Negotiating a settlement. Adjusters : who they are and how they work ; How the negotiation process works ; Conducting negotiations ; The subjects of negotiations with an adjuster ; What to do when you can't get a settlement ; State statutes of limitations -- Finalizing your settlement. Confirming the offer and acceptance ; Formal settlement document ; What to do if the check doesn't arrive ; Liens on your settlement money ; Taxes on your settlement money -- The last resorts : lawyers, arbitration, and courts. Small claims court ; Arbitration -- Working with a lawyer. Reasons to use a lawyer ; Finding the right lawyer ; Paying the lawyer ; Managing your lawyer ; Trial -- Appendix. Accident claim worksheet
Control code
ocn893896078
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Ninth edition.
Extent
411 pages
Isbn
9781413321500
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014043179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
093371371503
Other physical details
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u1095764
System control number
(OCoLC)893896078

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