How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer
Written by Irpino, Avin & Hawkins Law Firm on September 6, 2016If you’ve been injured in an accident, it may be beneficial for you to hire an attorney. Getting legal assistance is particularly helpful if you believe the other person is at fault and caused the accident happened in the first place. The first item to consider when deciding whether or not you should seek a personal injury attorney is to judge the severity of the injuries sustained. For instance, if you experienced a fender-bender car accident without significant injuries, you may want to let the insurance companies hash out the recovery. However, if the accident resulted in multiple injuries, even... Read more
How Long Will My Personal Injury Case Take?
Written by Irpino, Avin & Hawkins Law Firm on August 3, 2016If you have suffered a serious injury and decided to file a personal injury claim, you're probably wondering when you can expect to see your settlement or your court win. In many cases, you require the settlement money to pay for bills, medical costs and other expenses. You may not be able to work due to your injury and may be worried about supporting your family. Unfortunately, personal injury cases can take months or even many years. How long your case will take depends on several factors: 1) The complexity of the case. Some cases rely on very precise technical in... Read more
Why Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?
Written by Irpino, Avin & Hawkins Law Firm on July 6, 2016People are seriously injured every day in your community and beyond. In some cases, the injuries do not cause long-term problems. For others, however, a serious injury leads to missed time at work, high medical bills and other costs. Personal injury cases are one way to secure compensation to pay for these costs so the expenses don’t come from your pocket. While you can file and pursue a case on your own, working with a personal injury attorney is far more likely to yield more positive results. Many situations in Louisiana can lead to injury. Injuries can happen due to:
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