Claiming An Injury Compensation Case Has Been Settled

An interesting personal injury case came before the Supreme Court in New South Wales where a Defendant in a proceeding claimed that a case had been settled on the eve of a trial following Friday afternoon discussions between solicitors, but the Plaintiff held that no settlement had been reached…

What Will Your Compensation Lawyers Do With Your Case?

A lot of people believe that hiring a lawyer will mean that their case will proceed to a court trial. But this is actually unlikely to be the case. Though there are no guarantees, most cases are settled out of court which saves you the stress and high cost of a trial. Remember, settling matters rather than going down the path of a trial saves the insurer the high cost of trial as well, so really, settling claims is usually the preferred option for all concerned…

What is a Fraudulent Injury Compensation Claim?

It is very important to include all relevant information in relation to an accident when you are lodging your claim for personal injury compensation. Although you should report all of your injuries and symptoms to the insurer, you should be careful not to overstate or grossly exaggerate your injuries and the restrictions they cause you, in order to avoid the legal consequences of fraud…

How To Determine Who’s At Fault In Personal Injury Cases

The most important thing in personal injury lawsuits and insurance claim settlements is determining who is at fault. Determining this is crucial because once it is established, the party who is at fault is responsible for paying damages to the injured party, either through settlement negotiation or court order…