De Castroverde Blog

    What makes an accident settlement take so long?

    Have you been injured in an accident in the Reno and Las Vegas area and filed a personal injury claim with your insurance company? You may be wondering why accident settlements take so long. What happens if you reject the settlement offer? Can you re-open a claim after you have settled? Read below as our team at De Castroverde Accident […]

    Why Is a Personal Injury Lawyer Important?

    You’re driving home or walking on an icy sidewalk when suddenly, the worst happens — you have an accident. While your initial focus is rightly on feeling better from your injuries, at some point you may consider obtaining legal action to seek compensation for the injuries you’ve suffered. Many routes to compensation are available, and it may seem easy to […]

    What is product liability?

    Dangerous or flawed products cause many injuries to people each year. You, as a consumer, can protect yourself when you sustain an injury due to a faulty product from a company. Our De Castroverde Personal Injury & Accident Lawyer team wants to help you understand product liability, including your rights to protect yourself. What Is Product Liability? Product liability refers […]

    Consequences of Gross Negligence in a Personal Injury Case

    If you are injured due to someone else’s actions, your personal injury case may include charges for gross negligence. Gross negligence occurs when a person so recklessly fails in their duty of care that they seem to knowingly risk others’ safety. The consequences of gross negligence in a personal injury case vary depending on the facts of the case. Typically, […]

    Why Grass Clippings Are Responsible for Motorcycle Accidents

    Motorcycles rely on fine balance and a certain amount of friction between the tires and the road to remain upright. When debris like grass clippings, gravel, sand, and wet leaves prevent the motorcycle tires from direct contact with the road, the driver can quickly lose control at high speeds, with devastating results. If you or a loved one was injured […]

    How Do Personal Injury Attorneys Get Paid From a Settlement

    Personal injury attorneys get paid from a settlement if they charge what is called a contingency fee. Once you receive your settlement check, you must subtract some or all of the following expenses: Your representative’s attorneys’ fees The cost of fighting your case Medical liens Taxes What Are Attorneys’ Fees? Attorneys’ fees are the amount you pay a lawyer for […]

    How to Negotiate a Personal Injury Settlement

    If you want help learning how to negotiate a personal injury settlement, you can ask a lawyer to walk you through the steps, which include: Collecting proof of your injuries and the at-fault party’s liability Calculating the monetary worth of your injuries and losses Determining how much of your losses the at-fault party should cover Sending a demand letter to […]

    What Are the Stages of a Personal Injury Claim?

    The stages of a personal injury claim often go as follows: Hiring a lawyer Collecting evidence Asking for compensation Negotiating a settlement Going to court (if necessary) Stage One: Hiring a Lawyer The best way to protect your right to seek compensation and ensure you’re pursuing it in the right way is to consult with a personal injury lawyer as […]