Personal Injury Lawsuit

personal injuryLegal FYI for a Personal Injury Lawsuit

When you are involved in a car accident, the bills start piling up immediately. There is mountains of paperwork with everything, and legal procedures that must be adhered to in order to receive your claim from the insurance company. All of the medical and legal jargon can be extremely overwhelming, but you can’t escape it.

If events have not happened in your favor, and you received injuries that were of no fault of your own, the best thing to do is to schedule a free consultation with our experienced team of lawyers to discuss the details of your case and to learn your rights.

What is a Lawsuit?

A lawsuit is simply a civil action, which takes place between two civilians or corporations. The two main parties are the Plaintiff and the Defendant.

1) The Plaintiff is the victim or the one bringing the complaint about a loss that was the result of someone else’s actions towards you.
2) The Defendant is the person who must defend themselves because of the accusations.

Civil actions are typically settled by a judge who hears the facts of both sides and declares a decision. Mediation is also an option In more serious cases, the case can be heard by a jury or mediation is an option. Medication is when two parties come to an agreement outside of court. Contact Cal Potter for a free consultation.