How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim

How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim

by Joseph Matthews Attorney

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How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim by Joseph Matthews Attorney

After your injury: Settle your claim the right way

When you’ve been hurt in an accident, dealing with insurance companies and lawyers can feel exhausting. But armed with the right information, you can handle a claim yourself—and save many thousands of dollars in the process.

How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim shows you how to handle almost any accident situation and guides you through the insurance claim process, step by step. Learn how to:

  • protect your rights after an accident
  • determine what your claim is worth
  • deal with uncooperative doctors and insurance companies
  • counter the special tactics insurance companies use
  • prepare a claim for compensation
  • negotiate a full and fair settlement
  • stay on top of your case if you hire a lawyer
This completely updated edition of How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim provides the latest state laws on small claims limits, no-fault car insurance, distracted driving, and lawsuit-filing deadlines.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781413325201
Publisher: NOLO
Publication date: 10/05/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 296
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Joseph Matthews has been an attorney since 1971, and from 1975 to 1977 taught at the law school of the University of California, Berkeley. He has for many years been involved in matters relating to seniors, and is the author of Social Security, Medicare&Government Pensions and Long Term Care: How to Plan&Play for It, as well as How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim.

Table of Contents

Introduction Your Personal Injury Companion 1. Handling Your Personal Injury Claim 2. Whose Fault Is It? How Legal Responsibility Is Determined 3. Initial Steps in Settling Your Claim 4. Understanding Insurance Coverage 5. How Much Is Your Claim for Injuries Worth? 6. Processing Your Claim 7. Property Damage Claims 8. Negotiating a Settlement 9. Finalizing Your Settlement 10. The Last Resorts: Lawyers, Arbitration, and Courts 11. Working With a Lawyer Appendix Index

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