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Handling Discovery Situations by Yourself

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If you are drowning in discovery paperwork, you may want to consider hiring legal representation.

Discovery Tips from Orange County Personal Injury Attorney, Eric Dubin For plaintiffs handling their Orange County personal injury cases pro per, or without legal representation, discovery can be a very tedious and overwhelming part of the legal process.  Discovery is the pre-trial phase in a lawsuit in which each party may obtain evidence from the opposing party.  Discovery is requested by submitting requests for answers to interrogatories, requests for production of documents and requests for admissions and depositions. Discovery can also be obtained from non-parties by using subpoenas. From AVVO Legal Q & A Website: Original Question (excerpt): “About two weeks after I filed suit I was bombarded with every form of formal discovery from 4 defendants. I tried my … Continue reading

Dealing with Insurance Companies in Personal Injury Cases

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Stress from Personal Injury Case

Tips on Dealing with Insurance Companies from Personal Injury Attorney, Eric Dubin According to the National Center for Health Statistics, over 31 million injuries occur to people throughout the U.S. each year that necessitate a doctor’s care, almost two million people sustain injuries that require some degree of hospitalization, and 162,000 people die from their injuries.  With numbers like that, you probably know someone who has been involved in a personal injury lawsuit. From AVVO Legal Q & A Website: Original Question (excerpt): “The driver was 17 yrs old, he sped down a road and lost control of the vehicle. My son suffered broken leg, which required surgery, and he was airlifted to local trauma center in area. I am … Continue reading

Settling Too Soon: A Mistake You Should Avoid

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Settling a personal injury case

Settling Personal Injury Cases: Legal Advice from Eric Dubin Most cases involving personal injuries in Orange County are settled out of court.  In fact, only about 4-5% of personal injury cases actually go to trial.  Settling a case is often a good choice as you will not have to deal with the time, stress or expense of a court trial.  Unfortunately, however, we see many personal injury victims in Orange County make the mistake of settling too soon or settling their personal injury cases without the help of a personal injury attorney. From AVVO Legal Q & A Website: Original Question (excerpt): “I am being told that if I agree to a payout from their insurance that I can NOT … Continue reading