Car Accidents - FAQs

1. What should I do immediately following a car accident?
2. How much will I have to pay for you to handle my case?
3. What am I entitled to recover after involving in a motor vehicle accident?
4. How long will my case take?
5. What will it cost me to pursue a personal injury lawsuit?
6. How do I select the right lawyer for my particular claim and circumstances?
7. Should I take the settlement my insurance company is offering me?
8. I did not feel pain at the scene and refused medical treatment. Now, a few days later I am in pain. What should I do?
9. What is negligence?
10. Should I contest an accident-related traffic citation?
11. What if the driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident? Can damages be recovered?
12. My son was rear-ended and the other driver claimed my son caused the accident. How does the law decide who is being rear-ended?
13. What happens if I'm sued for causing an auto accident and I don't have insurance?
14. If I'm involved in an accident, do I have to tell the insurance company about it right away or can I try to handle it on my own?
15. I loaned my car to a friend who was involved in an accident. Am I liable if my friend was at fault?
16. Can a spouse recover damages for injuries caused by the other spouse?
17. Can a passenger in the car recover for injuries caused by the driver?
18. My seat belt was unbuckled when the driver of the car I was riding in caused an accident. I was injured. Can I sue the driver for damages?
19. What is uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage?
20. What is the purpose of obtaining uninsured or underinsured motorist benefits?


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