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Low Settlement Offers: How to Deal with Them

If you’ve been in an accident, you’re probably beginning to deal with insurance companies, adjusters, and other details surrounding your personal injury claim. While these dealings should be straightforward, they seldom are. In fact, even an insurance company that has accepted liability may be committed to negotiating and delivering several low settlement offers right off…

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What is Comparative Negligence and How Will it Affect Your Compensation?

If you’re filing a personal injury claim, comparative negligence may impact your ability to collect a settlement. Comparative negligence is a tort rule that helps allocate damages when both parties in an accident are deemed at least partially at fault. When an accident occurs, comparative negligence means that the fault of each party is based on their individual…

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Why Hire Ward & Barnes to Represent Your Injury Case?

You’ve decided to hire a personal injury lawyer to represent your injury case, and you’re interested in learning about our practice. Who are we? What sets us apart? And why should you consider our firm for your personal injury case? In this post, we’ll provide a little bit of background into our firm and who we are, and…

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Typical Delayed Symptoms After a Car Accident

For many people who experience car accidents, injuries aren’t immediately obvious. In fact, many injuries have delayed symptoms that show up hours or even days after the impact. Unfortunately, many people aren’t prepared for the reality of these injuries. Even worse, some victims aren’t sure how to incorporate such delayed symptoms into their personal injury case. In…

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What Should I Expect From My Personal Injury Lawyer?

You’ve decided to hire a personal injury attorney, but where do you start? You’ve never worked with a personal injury lawyer before, and you’re wondering what to expect and where to find the right match for you.  In this post, we’ll discuss the ins and outs of working with an accident attorney. And what you…

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When is it Too Late to Hire an Attorney for a Car Accident Case?

If you’re in the midst of a car accident case, you probably know that hiring an attorney is essential. The question, then, is how much time you have to do that. After all, finding an attorney can be a lengthy process, and many people feel like the pressure is on from day one. Don’t worry, though: we have…

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What’s the Number One Reason Someone Loses an Accident Lawsuit?

If you’ve been in an accident, you know that the process of pursuing an accident lawsuit can be complicated and exhausting. It’s common for people to approach the personal injury claim process with misconceptions and misunderstandings. Unfortunately, these misconceptions can lead you to lose the claim entirely. In this post, we’ll discuss the primary reasons people lose…

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