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5 myths about personal injury law busted

April 7, 2014

In Stuartpersonal injury law is there to help and protect people who are victims of the negligence of others – but myths about personal injury law are running rampant and most paint those who benefit from them in a negative light. Don’t let these and other myths keep you from getting the help that you need to get back on your feet!

Below are some of the most common misconceptions about personal claims:

Personal injury claims are get rich quick schemes.

The fact is that you are getting the compensation that you deserve and that the people or companies being sued need to make changes to ensure that others don’t face the same fate that you did.

Getting compensation will take a long time in court.

The fact is that most personal injury claims never see the inside of a courtroom. Settling outside of court is preferred.

Personal injury lawyers get rich filing frivolous lawsuits.

The fact is that there are court rules that give sanctions to personal injury lawyers who file frivolous claims and they may be subjected to fines or to pay the opponents a reasonable attorney fee. A personal injury lawyer knows that it is in everybody’s best interest to only file valid and worthwhile claims.

My medical bills determine my payout.

The fact is that to accurately determine the amount of your settlement, you must prove that the medical treatment for those injuries was necessary and reasonable and that any underlying injuries were a direct result of the accident.

If you are injured in a collision by a driver who has no insurance, you can never make a claim.

This is where you are in need of a personal injury lawyer because claims against individuals who have no insurance can also be filed.

Contact The Law Office of Gloria Seidule to find out more before you contact the insurance company representatives and put your claim at risk. Also, find out more about your rights and options regarding personal injury law and what a local injury lawyer in Stuart can do for you.

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