How the Accident Law Works

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Life is full of surprises. You never know what’s coming. Did bill gates know he was going to be billionaire? Well I guess he did. But you buy a big screen TV today, power surge fries it tomorrow. You get a new car at the morning; it gets towed at the evening. These events cannot be predicted. The least we can do is try to avoid them. But if that worked every time then the world would have been a better place.

So what should we do something bad happens to you or someone close to you? In that case law is here to help you. But the law can be a little complex for the mass people to understand. If I ask you what a structured settlement is I think 50% people won’t know the answer. So how can you know that the law will actually protect you? Well let me show you how without explaining any bookish term.

 

What Is Accident Law?

In easy words law is a set of rules set for the protection of you. And dishonoring those rules may lead to certain penalties. As an example, suppose drinking in public is against the law. So if someone does that he or she will face certain penalties. These penalties vary from country to region.

Same theory is applicable for car accident or injury law as well. Just imagine that the same drinking rule is applicable for drinking. And you will face the consequences if you disobey that.

 

How It Works

 

If someone charges you for something like that then the victim and you both have to get an attorney to take you through the process. A case will be filed by the attorneys and it may lead to a negotiation. If a negotiation fails then you may have to face the judge and juries for further negotiations. In the primary negotiation both parties agree to a certain penalty and most cases end here. Penalties may contain damage cost and medical bills, or maybe both.

 

What You Should Do

 

Did you know that attorneys are considered as officers of the court? So always respect your lawyer’s advice. And always be truthful and co-operative to your lawyer as well. And to finish it let me quote a line from what Jarod Kintz said, “I say this only because I believe the world needs more lawyers. If everybody was a lawyer, there’d be no unemployment, because the economy would be like a great lawsuit factory.”

 

Stephen Zee

9 Comments
  1. Johnson

    December 15, 2014 at 10:02 pm

    If you have an auto accident injury claim against another driver who has injured you in an accident, you may be wondering if you should take your claim all the way to trial. The answer depends on the circumstances of your case, as well as your tolerance to wait.

  2. June

    December 17, 2014 at 4:04 am

    All auto-accident victims may be able to recover money from the other driver, the owner of the car, and even the driver’s employer to pay for the damage to your car, your current and future medical bills, and any permanent injuries you may have suffered. You may even be able to get punitive damages, which are designed to punish the other driver for his or her action.

  3. Harold

    December 17, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    Roads are supposed to be safe. Everyone involved in building and maintaining them has a responsibility to ensure they are, but that does not always happen. Engineers miscalculate, contractors cut corners, and towns fail to take corrective action regarding particularly hazardous stretches of road.

  4. Pearson

    December 18, 2014 at 11:14 pm

    Victims in an automobile accident may include the car’s driver, passengers, by-standers, and even the spouse of an injured person.

  5. Raven

    December 19, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    This article assumes you were involved in an accident that you believe was at least partly, if not entirely, the other driver’s fault; that youve suffered injuries and damage to your car that are higher than the other drivers insurance company will pay; and that youve sued the other driver to compensate you for your losses. In response to your auto accident injury claim, the other driver – through his or her insurance company, which often provides its clients with legal defense – has offered you a settlement.

  6. Joe

    December 22, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    Litigation itself is stressful. If you take your case to trial, the other drivers insurance companys attorney will put you on the witness stand and may try to trip you up. Just sitting in front of a judge and jury can be intimidating as well.
    One obvious advantage to taking a case all the way to trial is the ability to appeal the decision. Settlement offers, if accepted, end the dispute entirely.
    Most lawsuits involving car accidents end in an injury settlement before going to trial, especially if the facts are not in dispute. The cases that make it to court typically involve claims over which there is much dispute.

  7. Peter

    December 25, 2014 at 12:40 pm

    Litigation is also expensive. Most personal injury attorneys work on a contingency basis, which means that they will collect their payment as a percentage of your award. This is also true with settlements. But you’ve probably run up a lot of expenses-including medical bill and the cost of car repairs-while waiting for a resolution to the case. Obviously, the longer your litigation is pending, the longer you’ll have to wait before being reimbursed for those fees.

  8. Yangsi

    December 27, 2014 at 11:43 pm

    The awsm part is, a lawyer only charges like 20% of total return

  9. Danzel Crocker

    December 28, 2015 at 5:13 am

    Okay so after an accident i was really broken, so i got this really cool lawyer, and he got me a cool offer, i am good now 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀

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