Fort Worth Personal Injury Settlements: Myths Vs. Reality
Jason Stephens | November 28, 2022 | Personal Injury
If you were injured due to someone else’s negligence, you deserve to be fairly compensated. But what is fair compensation? A Fort Worth personal injury lawyer can review the circumstances surrounding your case and give you a better idea about the potential value of your claim. We can also give you a clear picture of… read more
Demand Letter Response Time in Texas
Jason Stephens | October 28, 2022 | Personal Injury
A demand letter explains why you deserve compensation for your injuries and damages from an at-fault party after an accident. It also formally demands a specific amount to settle your case. Your Fort Worth personal injury lawyer will prepare a settlement demand letter and package to send to the defendant’s insurance company. Writing an effective… read more
The Process of Receiving a Settlement Check in Texas
Jason Stephens | September 16, 2022 | Personal Injury
You’ve been injured in an accident and have pursued compensation from the at-fault party’s insurance company. The good news is that most personal injury cases don’t go to trial. This means that a settlement is often negotiated between the involved parties. How long it takes to receive the settlement check can depend on a variety… read more
How Long Does It Take To Get a Personal Injury Settlement Check in Fort Worth, TX?
Jason Stephens | August 30, 2022 | Personal Injury
After suffering an injury at the hands of another, you’ll likely want to pursue compensation for your losses. Whether your case settles with or without the need to file a lawsuit, you’ll look forward to receiving your settlement money. One of the most commonly asked questions regarding personal injury settlement is, “How long does it… read more
What Happens If You Don’t Accept a Settlement Offer from the Insurance Company?
Jason Stephens | August 7, 2022 | Personal Injury
If you were involved in a car accident or other personal injury accident, you might be anxious to settle your claim to cover your medical bills and lost wages. However, there are times when your personal injury lawyer may recommend not accepting the current settlement offer from the insurance company. Here is what you need… read more
What are My Options After an Accident with a USPS Mail Truck in Texas?
Jason Stephens | August 6, 2022 | Personal Injury
After California, Texas has the most United States Postal Service workers delivering mail across the state. This means there are a lot of USPS mail trucks on the roads, both in residential and commercial areas. More trucks means more opportunities for delivery truck accidents. If you’ve been injured in an accident with a USPS mail… read more
What Happens During the Pre-Litigation Phase of My Case?
Jason Stephens | June 28, 2022 | Personal Injury
What is “pre-litigation”? Litigation means taking your case to court, and pre-litigation is the period that precedes taking your case to court. Most claimants resolve their claims through an out-of-court settlement. Nevertheless, sometimes it is necessary to initiate the early stages of litigation just to stimulate the defendant to issue a reasonable settlement offer. You… read more
What Is a Lien on a Personal Injury Case?
Jason Stephens | June 21, 2022 | Personal Injury
If you receive medical treatment at a hospital or from emergency medical services after a personal injury, the provider could have a medical lien on your settlement proceeds or jury verdict. Texas law allows hospitals to file a medical lien in a personal injury case. Therefore, it is important to understand medical liens in Texas… read more
The Process of Receiving a Settlement Check
Jason Stephens | June 2, 2022 | Personal Injury
The timeline for a personal injury case depends on many factors. For example, some individuals might receive a settlement check within a few months after completing medical treatment. However, receiving a settlement check could take much longer if the other party disputes liability or the insurance company for the at-fault party acts in bad faith…. read more
The Role of a Litigation Lawyer in Handling Civil Lawsuits
Jason Stephens | April 27, 2022 | Personal Injury
If you have ever watched a courtroom drama on TV, you likely have an idea of what a litigation lawyer in action looks like. While it’s true that they passionately argue your case in court, that is only scratching the surface of a litigation lawyer’s role in handling civil lawsuits. Behind the scenes in real… read more