What is an insurance claim? An insurance claim can be defined as a formal request made by a policyholder (the insured) to an insurer (insurance company) for compensation for a policy event or covered loss. For instance, if you suffer a personal injury (because of some else’s recklessness), you can launch an insurance claim to…

The reality is that accidents can happen anytime. Some accidents can be as a result of your own fault while others can be as a result of someone else fault. If you have been injured as a result of someone else fault, then you can file a negligence lawsuit and seek compensation for damages. However,…

Have you been injured as a result of someone else negligence; be it medical malpractice, workplace injuries, premises liability, defective product, auto accident or slip and fall? If yes, then you don’t have to suffer in silence. Instead, you need to file a personal injury claim and request financial compensation from the at-fault party. Seeking…

Although construction sites are subject to strict safety laws and codes, accidents still occur. In fact, accidents happen in the construction industry more than in all other job sectors combined. In regards to fatalities, construction sites cause approximately 20% of worker deaths in the U.S. private industry sector yearly. Factors contributing to construction site accidents…

It’s worth noting that personal injury lawyers aren’t obligated to offer free consultations. However, the best personal injury law firms (like Stambaugh Law) do so. They also go further and take up cases on a contingency basis meaning you won’t pay any legal fees if you don’t win a case. If you have a case…

According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control & Prevention), over 2.3 million people in the U.S. find themselves in hospital emergency departments every year as a result of motor vehicle accidents. Many more are affected directly and indirectly. Approximately 35,000 people (1.5% of the 2.3 million) die as a result of car crashes. Therefore,…

Legal representation tends to be viewed as an unnecessary expense in the event of a car accident which seems to have an apparent victim. However, nothing is obvious about the outcome of car accident cases. So, should you hire a lawyer for a car accident that wasn’t your fault? Yes and here’s why; 1. The…

People who are involved in car accidents many be tempted to handle the cases on their own. However, car accidents can leave victims with life-changing injuries. You can become disabled because of a car accident. You could also end up with huge property damage claims. Many jurisdictions in the U.S. allow people to seek financial…

A jury trial is supposed to be a search for the truth. Unfortunately, when you go into a trial as an injured Plaintiff, some of the rules that are in place really serve to hide the truth. For example, if we sue someone and take your case all the way to trial, they have insurance….

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