You aren’t legally required to hire an attorney to handle your personal injury claim. However, if you’ve been hurt in an accident, you may want to speak with a personal injury lawyer before you consider handling the case yourself or accept an insurance settlement.
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The Covid 19 virus pandemic lock down (or "stay in place" at home) has impacted all aspects of life. This includes the legal system. Except for essential functions such as criminal proceedings or the need to obtain a protective order from a court, the courts are shutdown to visitors. That means no civil cases (i.e.
In the year 2020, use of social media services to communicate with friends and families has replaced letter writing and telephone calls as a primary vehicle of staying connected. Use of the social media services is not without its drawbacks. False identity representation in dating services and as a means to steal is rampant. Social media users also don’t always realize the impact postings can have on their employment when employers use sophisticated background checks that reveal public postings by an applicant. However, there is another problem that few appreciate other than
Legally, proving negligence is key to establishing that one or more parties are liable for damages. In personal injury cases, this would be the party or parties that caused your injuries. However, what if you were partially responsible for your injuries? Does sharing in the fault mean that you are responsible for some or all of the expenses you have incurred?
Rear-end or head-on car accidents often cause spinal injuries. Our personal injury lawyer, Ira Maurer, explains the parts of the spine, testing, and spinal cord injury types in part one of our spine injury educational video series.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) range from mild to severe and are often caused by auto accidents. Treatment for a TBI is costly and typically involves physical therapy, speech and language therapy, and psychology or psychiatry services.
Car accidents often lead to mild, moderate, or severe traumatic brain injuries. It’s essential to identify the signs and symptoms immediately so you or your family member can seek medical attention. Our Fishkill lawyer, Ira Maurer, explains the various TBI symptoms, severity, and pursuing a personal injury claim in the educational video below.
The Maurer Law Firm believes every client needs to understand their injuries and how the personal injury legal process works. Our founding lawyer, Ira Maurer, explains how we help victims of auto accidents, brain injuries, and other traumatic events recover compensation for the harm the incident caused physically, psychologically, and financially in the video below.