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When Should a Personal Injury Lawyer Choose a Trial Over a Settlement

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | June 24, 2020

92% of personal injury cases settle out of court, and that’s usually a good thing. There’s always the possibility that you’ll lose a trial, and if you do you lose your ability to claim money you may desperately need. Trial delays can also create a burden on you when they keep you from getting the…

5 Red Flags to Watch Out for When Selecting a Personal Injury Lawyer

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | June 20, 2020

A personal injury case is the biggest legal matter the average person is ever likely to get involved with. That makes choosing a personal injury lawyer one of the biggest decisions you’re ever likely to make. An injury case can’t even settle until you reach Maximum Medical Improvement, or MMI. That’s because it’s impossible to…

What Happens If You Can’t Remember Your Car Accident?

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | June 15, 2020

You’ve probably seen all the “what to do after a car accident” advice before. You know you should get the other driver’s name, number, and ICBC or insurance policy number. You know you should gather witness information, and take pictures. Yet what happens if you are too injured after your accident to do any of…

Can The Other Driver Sue Me Too?

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | June 9, 2020

It’s not uncommon for drivers to disagree about who was “at fault” for an accident. If you take the suit to court and the court finds you are more than 51% at fault for the accident then you become the at-fault driver. At that point the other driver could sue you for the same damages…

Democrats/Republicans

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | March 2, 2020

Twenty-three Democratic hopefuls are now criticizing each other in hopes of creating a circumstance by which Donald Trump may be reelected. It is a mild overstatement to postulate that the world would have been a better and cleaner place if Lyndon Bains Johnson had never been born. Certainly anyone who can read thinks poorly of…

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