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How Long Will It Take to Settle an Injury Case?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

There is no set time on how long an injury case takes to settle, but on average, you can expect somewhere around six months after your doctors have released you from active medical care – as long as the case doesn’t go to trial. More complicated claims, especially those that go to trial, see… Read More »

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Where do I file a complaint against a nursing home?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

We’re always concerned when we hear this question because it usually means the person who asked has serious worries about a loved one. No one wants to think about a parent or other relative being neglected or abused by the very establishment that’s supposed to care for them. But unfortunately, this situation is more… Read More »

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Does Underinsured Insurance Cover Pain and Suffering?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

After a severe accident with a driver who has little or no automobile insurance coverage, you turn to your underinsured insurance policy. While they cover auto damage and medical expenses, will you also get pain and suffering from them for your long-term costs? You can increase your compensation from your underinsured insurance policy, but… Read More »

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How Long Does it Take for an Insurance Company to Pay Out a Claim?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Many people have this question after an accident or injury, or in other situations where they may have an insurance claim. For most car accident injuries, the insurer is expected to pay or deny a claim “within a reasonable amount of time.” Unfortunately, sometimes the insurer and the claimant have very different ideas about… Read More »

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Do You Need a Lawyer for a Workers’ Comp Settlement?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

There are some situations where people can settle a workers’ comp claim without an attorney. However, it is often better to have legal counsel to help ensure you receive a fair amount. While we always recommend people who need Workers’ Compensation consult an attorney for help with their claim, there are some situations where… Read More »

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What Happens When a Personal Injury Claim Goes to Court

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Many of our clients have questions about how a personal injury case will be handled in court. Some people think their claim can’t be settled without a lengthy, stressful court process. But in reality, many claims are settled out of court. A settlement offer happens when the insurer or defendant offers to pay some… Read More »

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Is My Injury Case Worth Millions?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Evaluating the “value” of your case is difficult, especially when you are the one suffering every day with the pain and financial struggles of your injuries. While there are injury claims that are worth millions, not all cases get that much of a settlement. Instead, it comes down to key factors. Most people assume… Read More »

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Why Can’t I Use Social Media during a Personal Injury Case?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Social media is taboo when amidst a personal injury claim. While you might be tempted to share, there are critical reasons you should steer clear of status updates until your case is over. You might turn to family, friends, and your social network for support during your accident recovery. After all, you are in… Read More »

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What Are My Rights as a Car Accident Victim?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

As an accident victim in a car crash, you have legal rights. The only way to fully comprehend those rights and protect them, however, is to hire an accident attorney to assist you with your case. A motor vehicle accident leaves you with not only physical damage, but long-term emotional damage as well. Anyone… Read More »

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Are Slip and Fall Cases Hard to Win?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Slip and fall accidents are not only devastating physically, but they are equally devastating financially. If you are thinking of filing a claim, you may wonder what your chances are for success. To win your slip and fall case, you must prove that the property owner’s negligence caused your accident. In some cases, this… Read More »

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