An injury produces 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
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.
Our lawyers bring you the most experienced representation possible. Learn about the civil cases we accept.
State of Delaware guideline if your actions constitute more than 50% of the fault.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Money paid to anyone injured (or damaged) in an accident is commonly referred to as “damages.”
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.
When you are the victim of another person
Considering filing a personal injury suit? If you were partly responsible for your injury, comparative negligence may impact the damages you can recover.
Personal injury plaintiffs can pursue compensation for a wide range of economic and non-economic damage, including emotional and psychological harm. Learn more.
Delaware law allows personal injury victims to pursue compensation for a wide variety of damages, including medical bills and property damage. Learn more 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.
Accident victims often wonder if their personal injury settlements are taxable. While settlements are usually tax-free, there are some notable exceptions.
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.
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.
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.
If you or your family were stationed at Camp Lejeune for 30 days or more between August 1953 and December 1987, you may be entitled to out-of-pocket health care costs and compensation for your pain and suffering.