Can Personal Injury Cases be Settled Out of Court?


Although the Bureau of Justice Statistics estimates that hundreds of thousands of personal injury cases are filed each year, only about 4 percent of these cases ever go to trial. Many personal injury claims are settled out of Court after pre-trial litigation, while others are settled before a lawsuit is filed. Below are examples of when it […]

Understanding the Differences between Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation

Work injury claim form, eyeglasses and gavel

In general, if you’re injured due to another person or entity’s negligence, you’re entitled to compensation—but the laws, rules, and regulations that govern injury-related lawsuits can be complex. Depending on factors like what you were doing when you were injured and who seems to be responsible for the injury, your claim could be litigated as […]