A: If you are the victim of another person's negligence or carelessness, you may be eligible to receive money damages. You may be able to collect for medical bills, lost wages, permanent injuries, disabilities, punitive damages, or the death of a loved one.
A: Accident victims should not go it alone. It is important to seek an accomplished personal injury attorney. Insurance companies are usually publicly held businesses and, answerable to stockholders, and, as such, do not have your best interests at heart. The insurance company, as a business, collects as many premiums as possible and pays out as few claims as possible. Insurance companies have teams of experts, lawyers, paralegals, claim adjustors, etc. that are trained to minimize or outright deny your claim. At Silverstein & Kahn, our experienced personal injury attorneys know how to work with - and against - insurance companies and have successfully settled many personal injury lawsuits. We have 40 years of combined experience, successfully dealing with Insurance Companies.
A: Many factors determine whether a case can be settled in a matter of months, or a matter of years.