Taking action with personal injury claims can seem simple, especially at first. However, going through the legal process for the very first time can raise questions because of your inexperience with the topic. Not only that, but you could be unsure of what is and is not acceptable; it becomes easy to say and do things that end up torpedoing your claim. If you notice that you're engaging in one or more of the below actions, it's time to stop and talk with your attorney.
- There are no top-secret tips for winning long-term disability claims; the process isn't analogous to playing the lottery either. There are specific steps that you need to take and proofs that you need to provide to qualify for the benefits. Specifically, you shouldn't miss any of these three things if you have any hopes of enjoying the benefits: Regular treatments By definition, a long-term disability is a health condition that persists for an extended period.
- These days, it seems like social media is everywhere and everyone has an app they use to stay connected with family, friends, co-workers and others across the globe. But while social media can bring you closer to the people and activities you love, it can also pose a stumbling block in your personal injury case. It's not unusual for insurance companies to use the contents of your social media pages and profiles against you.
- It's no secret that an injury while running errands is a sure way to ruin your day, especially if the retail establishment was at fault. In this case, it makes sense that you would expect them to cover the expenses incurred by their negligence. When filing a personal injury claim against a retail establishment, make sure to avoid making the following mistakes. #1: Failing to collect immediate evidence Most injuries to customers at retail establishments are the result of temporary negligence – a water spill that wasn't cleaned in a timely manner or a loose hand rail, for example.