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Steps to Make Your Case

Filing a personal injury case can be a lengthy and frustrating process. Learn about the basic steps involved in this process here so that you can handle the case from beginning to end with minimal stress.

Legal Words Defined

Trying to understand legal jargon can be overwhelming for most people. In this section, we break down complex legal terms that you should be aware of if you are seeking compensation for your loved one. By understanding these terms, you can help your loved one navigate the legal process.

Guides and Checklists

Understanding compensation and the legal process might seem complex. Break the process down into simple steps with the help of our guides and checklists. These guides will help you understand each part of your loved one’s case so that you can support him or her during this process.

Seeking Compensation

Learning that your loved one has been neglected or abused is devastating. After getting this news, you might not be sure of the next step that you should take. Some people may choose to pursue a criminal case against the perpetrator(s) in order to protect their loved ones and prevent any future incidents. This is a good place to state, but additionally, some people wish to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party in order to seek justice. If you are contemplating filing a personal injury lawsuit against the abuser(s) involved in your loved one’s case, you might not know how this process works. Here, you can learn:

  • The difference between a civil and a criminal case.
  • The steps involved in a personal injury lawsuit.
  • The role of a personal injury lawyer.
  • What your loved one should do during a deposition.
  • What compensation is and how it is determined.
  • The settlement process.
  • Court alternatives.

By understanding how the civil process works, what is expected of you and your loved one, and the benefits of a favorable outcome, you can determine if pursuing a personal injury lawsuit is right for your family’s situation. This information and more will be provided in this section.