Few people know exactly what to do in order to get compensation after a serious accident. That is why you cannot to afford to wait when it comes to hiring an Alaska personal injury lawyer from the offices of Johnson Beard & Trueb, PC. Our firm is dedicated to serving Alaskans who have been injured in all types of accidents across the state. We do everything necessary to build the strongest case, including traveling anywhere in the state, no matter how far. Our attorneys understand the community of Alaska and will travel by plane, boat, or snowmobile out in the bush in order to handle your case to your satisfaction.
Get started by reading through the questions and answers we have provided below. The best way to learn about your situation and your options, however, is to engage in a free case evaluation with a member of our legal team. Schedule your appointment today!
Personal injury claims involve an accident where an innocent victim was injured. The purpose of a claim is to ensure that the injured individual's medical expenses and other damages are covered by the party responsible for causing the accident.
In order to file a successful claim for compensation after an accident, you must be able to prove that you were injured in an accident and that you were not responsible for causing your accident or injuries in any way. You must also be able to establish liability on the part of someone else, holding them responsible for your damages.
Some personal injury damages, such as medical bills and property repairs, have a set and measurable monetary value. Other damages, however, such as pain and suffering, have no set value and must be determined by negotiation, or by a judge in court. That is why must hire a skilled personal injury lawyer who can fight to maximize your compensation.
There is no way to give an exact timeline for how long an injury case will take since it varies in each situation. A large factor in determining how long it will take is whether or not a settlement will be reached or if the case needs to be taken to court. There is no timetable for injury claims and lawsuits. It can be a matter of months or for more challenging situations it can last years. Having an attorney can help streamline the process and seek a resolution in a more timely manner.
As soon as possible is best. It can be a time-consuming process so you want to get started now. There is also a Statute of limitations for how long you have to be able to seek compensation. Waiting too long may cause you to lose your right to compensation.
By filing a personal injury claim, you can obtain compensation for medical bills, property repairs and replacement, mileage to and from doctor appointments, loss of income, impairment, and disability, pain, and suffering. These are only some of the most common personal injury damages for which you could receive compensation. Speak with an attorney to learn what damages are able to be recovered for your specific case.
According to the statute of limitations, you must file a personal injury claim within two years of the accident or of the moment your accident-related injuries appear. Otherwise, you forfeit your right to compensation.
The best and most beneficial decision you can make at this time is to hire a lawyer. Your chances of obtaining maximum compensation are very low without the representation of a skilled and experienced personal injury lawyer. Consult a member of our legal team today to take the first step toward fair compensation.
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“Going through this difficult process it was nice to have such a great team at Johnson Kamai & Trueb. I was always getting updates from the attorney or paralegals. Even now that my case is over I still get cards or emails from them just checking in on me. Very grateful to them and I strongly recommend them to anyone.”