A serious accident, however, can bring all exploration to a grinding halt. Unfortunately, they happen just about every day, somewhere or other in the neighborhood. A truck slams into a motorcycle, a stairway guardrail collapses, a defective prescription medication causes a stroke – the possibilities are endless, to the point that it may tempt you to feel like your own neighborhood is booby-trapped.
Most accidents can be traced to someone’s carelessness, recklessness, or even intentional misconduct. Unfortunately, the person injured is not always the person who causes the accident. And it is simply unjust for you to have to pay the price for someone else’s misconduct.
Justice is available, but it is not automatic. To receive fair compensation, you are going to have to either negotiate a private settlement or win a lawsuit. If you don’t feel you are up to something like this, especially while trying to recover from a serious injury, the personal injury lawyers at Malman Law are waiting to hear from you.
We have no need for superlatives – “just the facts” will do nicely. Twenty-three years of practice, 20,000 satisfied clients, and over $200 million in compensation recovered are still not enough to tell the story. We win 95 percent of our cases, and 95 percent of our wins are private settlements, not trial verdicts.
Steve and Kelly were great! The entire process moved much faster than we thought it would. We received a nice size settlement. I would highly recommend Malman Law! – Susan
A lot of things are possible when you win 95 percent of your cases. Our .950 batting average allows us to guarantee you that you will never owe us a penny unless you are among the 95 percent of our clients who bring home compensation. That means no upfront fees, and nothing ever until and unless you win.
Our history of fully compensated personal injury victims is a source of immense satisfaction to us. If you were seriously injured in an accident that may have been caused by someone else, or if your loved one was killed in such an accident, call us 24/7 or fill out our online contact page. We can schedule you a free initial consultation, and we can come to you even if you are in the hospital.
A deposition is an out-of-court Q & A session in which you will be questioned under oath by the defendant’s lawyer. If you contradict yourself later in court, your statement will be used to discredit you. Bring your lawyer with you!
If a court rules that the accident was partly your fault, it will assign a percentage of fault to you. If your percentage of fault is below 50 percent, you will receive damages reduced by your percentage of fault. If your fault is 50 percent or higher, you will receive nothing at all.
Some of the most problematic misunderstandings are:
Yes, they can. Don’t expect them not to keep up with you on the Internet. You might post a photo of yourself standing and smiling, for example, and the insurance company might claim that you have been exaggerating your pain.
The most common settlement mistakes include:
2 years ago I was involved in a trucking accident involving a 14-wheeler truck that nearly disabled me for life. Steve fought to make sure that I received the most possible compensation for my injuries. I was about to take the insurance company’s lowball offer, but decided to call Steve first – it was the best decision I’ve made yet
NOAH TAFFELPersonal Injury Victim