How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim (Google eBook)

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Nolo, May 31, 2012 - Law - 296 pages
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Know your rights! Find out how to make the best case for yourself and win your personal injury claim. Dealing with insurance companies and lawyers when filing a personal injury claim can feel like another accident is in the offing. But you can handle a claim yourself -- and save hundreds or thousands of dollars in the process. How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim shows you how to handle almost every accident situation, and guides you through the insurance claim process, step by step. Learn how to: - protect your rights after an accident - determine what your claim is worth - handle a property-damage claim - deal with uncooperative doctors, lawyers and insurance companies - counter the special tactics insurance companies use - prepare a claim for compensation - negotiate a full and fair settlement - stay on top of your case if you hire a lawyer This edition of How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim provides your state's most recent laws, small-claims court limits and Department of Insurance contact information. Plus, you'll find an all-new chart explaining your state's in-car text and cell phone laws.
  

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The industries that are supposed to help people when they are injured actually make receiving compensation more difficult, asserts the author, who is a lawyer. According to Matthews, the health ... Read full review

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Contents

Your Personal Injury Companion
1
Handling Your Personal Injury Claim
3
Whose Fault Is It? How Legal
11
Initial Steps in Settling Your Claim
49
Understanding Insurance Coverage
79
How Much Is Your Claim for Injuries Worth?
105
Processing Your Claim
131
Property Damage Claims
169
Finalizing Your Settlement
219
The Last Resorts Lawyers
227
Working With a Lawyer
247
Accident Claim Worksheet
263
Index
271
Book Registration and Updates
285
Online Legal Forms
287
Lawyer Directory
288

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About the author (2012)

Joseph Matthews has been an attorney since 1971, and from 1975 to 1977 he taught at the law school of the University of California, Berkeley. He has for many years been involved in matters relating to seniors, and is the author of Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions and Long Term Care: How to Plan & Play for It, as well as How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim.

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