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How Are Personal Injury Claims Evaluated by Insurance Companies?

When we think about insurance, words that should immediately come to mind are protection, security and safety. Insurance companies advertise these qualities as well, but we unfortunately see a different story when they are evaluating personal injury claims. Here, we discuss how insurance companies evaluate personal injury claims and how the Colorado Springs personal injury lawyers at Heuser & Heuser …

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3 Unfair Tactics Used to Hinder Personal Injury Victims

Insurance adjustors work to save their companies money. They want the insurance company they work for to pay as little in compensation as possible. Some insurance adjustors use improper tactics to convince you to accept smaller settlements than you are fairly entitled to. Heuser & Heuser, Pueblo personal injury attorneys, want you to be aware of these tactics, so that …

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How a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help After a Fall

Slip and fall accidents are an unusual area of personal injury law. These accidents can cause surprisingly serious injuries, including broken bones, neck and back injuries, head injuries and others, and deciding fault in a slip and fall accident depends on a wide variety of factors. Take a look, and if you think you may have a slip and fall …

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What Qualifies as a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

For the most part, whenever you are injured because of someone else’s actions, there is the possibility that you may have a personal injury case. These injuries can come from someone else’s negligence or from deliberate harmful actions, and as long as that other party is either wholly or partially at fault, you have the right to seek financial compensation …

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Don’t Sign Anything: Talk to a Personal Injury Lawyer

Car accidents are oftentimes highly traumatic situations. After going through the toil of an accident, you may be exhausted by the thought of a lawsuit. Insurance adjusters, also known as claims specialists, work to assess your claim against the insurance company. They examine property damage, as well as medical expenses, and draft up a settlement amount. Insurance adjusters normally contact …

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Do I Need to Pay Taxes on My Personal Injury Settlement?

Personal injury settlements can be very large, lump sum payments. It’s not unheard for them to be as much as six or seven figures. We all know the government taxes large sums of money. Therefore, you must be wondering if your settlement counts as taxable income. Normally, the answer is no. The government will not tax your settlement. However, this …

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How Pain and Suffering Is Determined in a Personal Injury Case

If you’ve ever watched a civil court case on television or followed one in the news, you’ve probably heard of money being awarded for “pain and suffering”. You may be wondering how someone arrives at a dollar amount for suffering. This can be one of the most complicated aspects of an injury case. Let’s dig a little deeper: What Is …