Archive for Personal Injury

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Deposition

If you are walking into a legal deposition, you should follow these helpful Do’s and Don’ts to ensure your testimony is well-represented. Keep your answers short and concise. Oftentimes, witnesses add in extra information, that’s not necessary or relevant to the question. This information can sometimes turn out to hurt the witness’ case. If you are asked

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Deposition Details: Everything you need to know about being deposed

A Deposition in a civil lawsuit is the formal questioning of a witness, or a party to the litigation, under oath. It usually occurs at the office of the attorney who is doing the questioning. Every word of the questioning attorney, and the party being deposed, is recorded by a court stenographer and a complete

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Cyclists involved in motor vehicle collisions have rights to compensation, too

Cyclists injured in auto accidents often fail to assert their legal rights to pursue a personal injury claim. Oftentimes, when police perform investigations around a collision, they find fault with the cyclist in the scenario. The fault can be inaccurately and incorrectly placed on the cyclist, because a car or automobile is required by law

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Hiring an attorney for personal injury gets you the money you deserve

If you have been hurt in an accident caused by someone else, you have a right to recover money through a personal injury claim. You can use that money as compensation for damages, lost wages, medical bills or damage to property. You will want an attorney experienced in these types of claims who will help

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What does ‘Pain and Suffering’ mean in legal terms?

You may have heard the term “pain and suffering” used in legal conversations, on television programs or by peers. This term is often used in discussions of personal injury accidents. Ever wondered what it specifically refers to, and how it is relevant in accident cases? Here is how pain and suffering is used in personal

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Your rights when you’re injured in a car or auto accident

If you have been injured in a car or automobile accident you have the right to financial compensation. These following personal injury terms can form the basis of a financial claim after a car accident: If you have your own car and are insured you have a right to collect lost wages and medical bills

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Recover From Auto Accidents With a Personal Injury Claim

Injured in a car, bike, or motorcycle accident? You may be entitled to money with a personal injury claim. Motor vehicle accidents happen every day. Many of these victims suffer painful injuries, trauma, time off work and medical and other unexpected expenses. In these instances, it makes sense for personal injury victims to explore their

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Pursuing a Personal Injury Case: What are My Options?

Over the past several years, O’Connor and Ryan has helped many clients obtain millions of dollars for personal injuries in accidents and other wrongdoings. For example, we helped earn a $2.1 million recovery for civil rights violations and a $100,000 settlement for a motorcycle accident. A life-altering personal injury can oftentimes mean you are entitled

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