Not hiring a lawyer

If you’ve been injured in an accident, a Personal Injury Lawyer can help you navigate all of the complex issues, and ensure that you don’t miss any important deadlines, or miss out on any benefits or compensation that you may be entitled to.  If you need access to treatment, but cannot afford it, the right […]

Trusting your own insurance company

Many people think of insurance companies as service companies that exist to serve their customers.  In reality, insurance companies are in business to make money for their shareholders.  Unfortunately, many people do not come to this realization until they have had an accident and need to deal with their own insurer.  Insurance companies often fight […]

Trusting the defendant’s insurance company

If you’ve been involved in an accident, you may end up speaking to a representative from the insurance company of the person or company responsible for your accident and injuries, the defendant(s).  This person is commonly referred to as an adjuster.  An adjuster will want a statement from you, perhaps some photographs, and maybe even […]

Not claiming accident benefits

Many people who are injured in an accident are entitled to receive accident benefits, but never claim them.  This usually occurs because the injured person is simply unaware of the benefits available to them.  The right Personal Injury Lawyer can help you get the benefits you deserve, to help you get the treatment you need, […]

Not going for the medical treatment you need

The most important thing an injured person must do is to get the treatment needed to get better.  People lead busy lives, and it’s easy to forget to take time for yourself, to take care of your health.  Some people require psychological help or counselling, but don’t go because of the negative stigma of mental […]

Taking out a settlement loan

When a person is injured in an accident, it can also mean pain in the pocketbook.  Injuries may prevent you from working, and even if you are receiving benefits from your employer or your own insurance company, it may not be enough to cover all your regular bills, not to mention any additional medical or […]