Personal Injury Guide TOC

CONTENTS

Preface iii

1. Myths and Misconceptions 2

2. What Is a Personal Injury Case? 9

3. After the Accident: Avoiding

Common Mistakes 13

4. Insurance Company Tactics 19

5. Do You Need a Lawyer? 24

6. Choosing a Lawyer 26

7. How to Pay for Your Lawyer 33

8. Paying the Medical Bills 36

9. What Your Injury Lawyer Will Do 40

10. Damages and Losses 48

11. To Settle or Not to Settle 52

12. Uninsured Motorist Cases 55

13. The Costs of Your Case 58

14. Going to Court 60

15. Fair and Unfair Settlements 65

16. Changing Lawyers 70

17. Suing Doctors and Hospitals 74

18. Types of Medical Malpractice Injuries 77

19. Workplace Injuries and Workers'

Compensation 83

Appendix I Contingent Fee Agreement

(Sliding Scale) 86

Appendix II One-Third Contingent Fee

(Waiver Of Sliding Scale) 89

About the Authors and their Firm 99