Facts And Opinions — How Lay And Expert Witnesses Help Your Accident Case

Witness testimony is some of the most important evidence in your auto accident case. They serve to help a jury understand difficult elements and to determine what they believe actually occurred. It's important to understand, then, the two types of witnesses you will encounter. What are these? What are their limitations? And what do they each bring to your case? Here's what every accident victim needs to know.  What Is a Lay Witness?

You Might Be Entitled To Compensation For Mesothelioma Through A Trust Fund

Companies that file for bankruptcy may set up an asbestos trust fund that is established to pay out current and future claims made by those who have been exposed to asbestos and have developed health problems such as mesothelioma as a result. However, you will need to prove that you were exposed to asbestos and that you are now suffering from mesothelioma. Filing a Comprehensive Claim with a Trust Fund

What Are The Benefits Of Hiring An Auto Accident Attorney?

If you've been in a car accident, you may be wondering if you need to hire an auto accident lawyer. The answer is that it depends on a number of factors, including the type of car accident you were in and your state's laws. For example, in some states, you may only need to prove that you were in the car at the time of the accident to qualify for legal representation.

When Your SSDI Award Letter Is Not That Rewarding

When you are approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), you might be relieved and pleased. However, many SSDI claimants are more confused than happy when they receive this letter. When issues crop up with your award letter, know where to turn. Understanding Your Award Letter This letter usually follows a successful application for benefits. However, it may also follow an appeal for previously denied benefits. These letters are not often timely, and they may reference events that took place many weeks ago.

Vehicle Insurance Claims: 3 Unlawful Behaviors You Need To Be Aware Of Before Negotiations Start

Dealing with the consequences of a car crash can be stressful if you're having challenges getting compensation. Claiming benefits should be straightforward, especially if the insurance company is willing to offer you the payment you need. However, that is rarely the case. Most insurance providers are reluctant to compensate accident victims, especially if they sustained severe damages. Instead, they engage in delaying tactics or illegal acts, which reduce or deny clients their rightful compensation.