Category Archives: Personal Injury FAQ
How long will my case take?
The time it takes to resolve your personal injury case varies greatly and is dependent on whether the insurance company settles with you out of court or whether it is necessary to take your case to trial. If the insurance company offers you fair compensation right away, you case could be resolved within a… Read More »
Will it cost me anything if there is no recovery on my behalf?
No. At Barbas, Nunez, Sanders, Butler & Hovsepian, we work on a contingency fee basis. You will pay nothing unless we obtain a recovery on your behalf. Our law firm will advance all costs of preparing your claim including lawsuit filing fees, medical record costs, copying costs, witness fees, postage cost and expert witness… Read More »
If I hire Barbas, Nunez, Sanders, Butler & Hovsepian to represent me, are there any fees I will have to pay?
At Barbas, Nunez, Sanders, Butler & Hovsepian, there are no fees or costs unless you receive compensation from the insurance company or party at fault for your injuries. Additionally, at our law firm, you never pay any legal fees or costs up-front in a personal injury case; fees and costs are paid from the… Read More »
How do I know what my Personal Injury case is worth?
Every personal injury case is different and these differences can have a dramatic effect on the value of the claim. No lawyer can provide you with an accurate evaluation of your claim without discussing the incident with you personally and reviewing the documentation available. To discuss the value of your claim with an experienced… Read More »
What if the insurance company contacts me with a settlement offer before I have consulted with an lawyer?
It is important to consult with a personal injury lawyer before accepting an offer from the insurance company. After examining the information available, we can provide you with an evaluation of what your claim may be worth. In nearly every situation, we are in a better position to negotiate a fair settlement and help… Read More »
What should I bring to the initial consultation?
In order to provide your lawyer with as much information as possible, you should bring all documentation you have regarding the accident including accident reports, insurance information, witness information, photographs, medical records and medical bills.
When should I call a lawyer?
As soon as you are able to following your accident. The minute the responsible driver reports the accident to his/her insurance company, they will start working on ways to defeat your claim. It only makes sense that you should also have someone working to protect your claim. Although Florida law allows you four years… Read More »
Why should I hire an lawyer for my personal injury claim?
Oftentimes people make the mistake of negotiating with an insurance company without consulting with an lawyer. Insurance companies are more than eager to negotiate with you personally as they will, in most cases, be able to settle with you for far less than the full value of your claim. By consulting with a personal… Read More »