An injury produce a lot of questions. Will I be okay? How long will it take to heal? How much will treatment and recovery cost? As you pursue an injury claim, you will undoubtedly have many concerns and questions. This is where we come in. We have extensive experience and knowledge to answer your questions, address your concerns and pursue your compensation.
Below are answers to frequently asked questions from our clients. Contact us for a free, no obligation consultation so that we can answer your questions.
Though car and truck crashes are both motor vehicle accidents, when it comes to personal injury litigation, there are key differences between these case types.
Personal injury plaintiffs can pursue compensation for a wide range of economic and non-economic damage, including emotional and psychological harm. Learn more.
In no-doubt liability cases, where one party is at fault, it may be tempting to handle the claim yourself. However, there are benefits to having an attorney.
Were you injured in a car accident caused by someone else's negligence, but worried your lack of seat belt use could affect your ability to recover?
State of Delaware guideline if your actions constitute more than 50% of the fault.
Accident victims usually can't sue the same person for additional compensation if they're not happy with their settlement. However, there are some exceptions.
Injured workers may be hesitant to file a workers' comp claims for fear of endangering their jobs, more about this and our Wilmington Workers Comp Lawyers.
Delaware law allows personal injury victims to pursue compensation for a wide variety of damages, including medical bills and property damage. Learn more here.
A workers' compensation claim denial isn't the end of the road. Injured workers have the option to appeal the decision. Learn about the appeals process here.
After a car crash, a police accident report can provide invaluable information to an accident victim's legal team. Learn how to obtain a police report here.
Personal injury settlements can be decided during negotiations or by trial verdict. The amount varies based on factors such as the severity of injuries.
If you were involved in an accident, waiting too long to act may jeopardize your right to compensation for injuries. Learn about the statute of limitations.
The duration of a personal injury case varies depending on several factors. Learn more about the variables that can affect the length of your case here.
The value of any type of personal injury case involves a variety of factors, including: the type of injury; the frequency of treatment; the length of time the effects of the injury last (any permanent effects?); the impact on the injured person’s activities of daily living; the prior medical history of the injured person; and whether medical expenses and lost wages may be claimed in the case.
After being injured on the job, workers have a limited amount of time to file for workers
If you were injured in an accident caused by a commercial truck, the trucker or trucking company may be responsible for your injuries. Learn more here.
Accident victims often wonder if their personal injury settlements are taxable. While settlements are usually tax-free, there are some notable exceptions.
- Is it possible to make a financial recovery for pain and suffering in a Delaware wrongful death case?
Wrongful death claimants can seek a wide range of economic and non-economic damages in DE, but are they eligible to collect for pain and suffering? Learn more.
Lane splitting is a common contributing factor in motorcycle accidents. Find out if lane splitting is legal in DE, and what to do if you were hurt in a crash.
After a rear-end accident, most people assume the second driver is to blame. However, this is not always the case. Learn more here.
Delaware Injured workers often rely on workers' comp benefits while they recover. After a claim denial, workers have the opportunity to appeal. Learn how here.
Your property damage claim can be presented to either your insurance carrier (if you have collision coverage) OR to the insurance carrier of the party responsible for causing the accident.
Money paid to anyone injured (or damaged) in an accident is commonly referred to as “damages.”
Auto insurance is required in all states. Learn more about what kind of coverage Delaware requires and some helpful tips for dealing with insurance companies.
Delaware law allows car accident victims to pursue compensation for injuries and losses sustained in a crash. Learn more about what you may be able to recover
If you are involved in a motorcycle accident, what you do at the scene can have long-lasting ramifications on your ability to collect compensation. Learn more.
- What happens to my workers' compensation claim if the company I was working for goes out of business in DE?
What happens to a workers' comp claim when a company goes out of business? Were you injured on the job at a now-defunct company? Here's what you should know.
If there is uninsured motorist (“UM”) coverage available, you will have a claim.
Studies show that drowsy driving can be as dangerous as drunk driving. Hurt in a car accident caused by a drowsy driver? You may be eligible for compensation.
When a person loses their life as the result of someone else’s fault, Delaware law allows for the filing of a wrongful death claim.
When your lawyer negotiates on your behalf, the other side may offer a settlement to avoid the case going to trial. Settlements have both pros and cons.
Considering filing a personal injury suit? If you were partly responsible for your injury, comparative negligence may impact the damages you can recover.
One of the most frustrating circumstances is when your car is totaled and the amount owed on your car is greater than the fair market value of your car.
When you are the victim of another person
Successful personal injury cases must show that the negligent party breached their duty of care in a way that resulted in injuries. Learn more here.
- What might prevent me from being able to recover workers’ compensation benefits for a workplace injury?
Injured and hoping to collect workers' compensation benefits? Avoid pitfalls that could jeopardize your recovery. Learn more here from Workers' Comp Attorneys
Having an accident preparedness kit in your vehicle can come in handy if you're involved in a crash. Learn what should go in your preparedness kit here.
Our lawyers focus on just a few practice areas in order to bring you the most experienced representation possible. Learn about the civil cases we accept here.
Medical bills and lost wages resulting from your injuries caused by an accident can be significant. When you are involved in a motor vehicle accident while in a Delaware insured car, your medical bills and wage loss are paid by the automobile insurance covering the care you are occupying – regardless of which driver is at fault. This coverage is known as Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage, and is also referred to as no-fault coverage.
With many personal injury claims, you do not need an attorney to represent you. However, in these situations, you would be smart to find an experienced lawyer.
Was your workers' compensation claim denied after a workplace accident? Learn some of the most common reasons claims are denied and how to get help.
Accident victims often ask if filing a personal injury suit means they'll have to appear in court. Every case is different. Learn more here.