Month: November 2017

November 17, 2017 Trial Law

What Happens During Jury Deliberations?

Have you been summoned for jury duty? You may feel apprehension about your service. Prospective jurors often wonder about what kinds of questions the lawyers will ask, what actually happens in a trial, and what happens during jury deliberations. What Happens During Jury Deliberations? After the conclusion of closing arguments from both sides, the presiding…

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November 16, 2017 Personal Injury

What Happens in a Personal Injury Case

In the aftermath of an injury you have a lot to deal with – high medical bills, lost wages, and other stressors. Confusion about what happens in a personal injury case should not be one of your stressors. If you have suffered a severe, life changing injury it is highly likely that you would benefit…

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November 15, 2017 Auto Accidents

Hiring an Attorney for Your Car Accident Case

When you are injured in a car accident caused by the negligence of another driver, you have the right to hire an attorney to represent you in the process of filing your claim. The benefits are having an attorney to advocate for you are huge. Your attorney will: Deal with the insurance companies on your…

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November 14, 2017 Personal Injury

A Settlement Offer: To Accept or Not to Accept

The majority of personal injury claims are resolved by settlement prior to going to trial. At Matthew G. Miller, roughly 65% of all cases we handle are resolved by settlement without filing a lawsuit. In the event that we do file a lawsuit, roughly 10% of those cases go to trial. While most cases are…

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November 13, 2017 Auto Accidents

What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycles are less stable and less visible than cars and trucks. And in the event of an accident, motorcyclists lack the protection and safety features that cars offer. For these reasons, motorcyclists are far more likely to be injured or killed when involved in an accident. It is estimated that per miles traveled, the number…

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