Most Personal Injury Claims are from Honest People
The vast majority of people involved in personal injury claims are honest, hardworking people who, for reasons beyond their control, are not being fully compensated for their injuries. One of the biggest reasons people are forced to turn to the legal system for compensation is that the insurance companies take advantage of the fact that people do not know their rights or what they are entitled to.
The Law Offices of Kristopher K. Rezagholi Difference.
At the Law Offices of Kristopher K. Rezagholi, PLLC, we help genuinely injured individuals who need help collecting what is fair for their injuries. The Law Offices also consults with insurance claims adjusters to stay up to update with the insurance company’s latest tactics, procedures and settlement offers. The Law Offices can also assist you with getting your medical bills paid while you wait for your settlement and will not take a fee unless we collect.
The Law Offices is also prepared to take your case all the way to a jury trial. It is unbelievable that some law firms actually advertise the fact that they settle their claims without going to Court. Why would an insurance company provide you a fair settlement if they know your attorney is afraid to take them to task in a courtroom? The Law Offices will not hesitate to take your matter to Court if necessary.
Common Types of Personal Injury Cases.
The Law Offices of Kristopher K. Rezagholi will handle a variety of personal injury cases, the most common types we handle are listed below.
- Automobile Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Commercial Trucking Accidents
- Insurance Bad Faith
- Dog Bite Injuries
- Medical Malpractice
- Boating / Watercraft Accidents
- Slip & Fall
- Premises Liability
- Defective Devices
- Hospital Negligence
- Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
The Personal Injury Process.
Generally speaking, your personal injury case will follow the following blue print:
Consultation with Attorney
Consultation with the Law Offices of Kristopher K. Rezagholi, PLLC. Your matter will begin with a free consultation by calling 480-306-8875 or filling out our contact form. We will then be able to tell you if a personal injury claim is right for you. If you are being offered a fair settlement and do not need an attorney we will let you know that as well. But if you and the Law Offices determine that the defendant or the insurance company is not being fair, we will move on to the second step, the pre-complaint settlement negotiation.
In this stage, the Law Offices contacts the defendant and all relevant insurance companies and informs them that you have a claim and would like to discuss settlement. The Law Offices will then negotiate a settlement on your behalf. This is where the Law Offices knowledge of the insurance industry comes into play. We will anticipate what offer you will receive and the reasons behind it. We can, therefore, present your case to the insurance company in such a way that a higher settlement is more likely. However, for a verity of reasons defendants and insurance companies will sometimes choose not to make a fair settlement or any settlement at all. When this occurs the Law Offices will hold the insurance companies accountable and move on to the third step, filing a lawsuit.
Filing a lawsuit
When the Law Offices files a Complaint in Court, your lawsuit begins. At this point we will stop talking with the insurance company’s claims adjuster and begin dealing with the insurance company’s attorney. Some of these attorneys work only for the insurance companies and their number one concern is paying you as little as possible for your claim. This is where an experienced attorney can make all the difference.
Arbitration or Mediation
After your lawsuit begins, but before your jury trial, the Law Offices will often take your matter to arbitration or mediation to test the strength of your case. In arbitration or mediation we will argue your case to a neutral third-party. Depending on the forum their decision can be binding or non-binding. The Law Offices utilizes arbitration and mediation as it is valuable no matter what the outcome. If successful, it will put immense pressure on the defendant to increase their settlement offer. If unsuccessful, the arbitrator or mediator can explain the weaknesses of your case and what we can do to improve the odds of success at a jury trial.
If the defendant still refuses to make you a fair settlement offer, we can take your matter to a jury trial. At the trial, a jury of your pears will determine whether the defendant is at fault and if so, how large of an award you will receive. Jury trials are often where the highest damages awards are made. Law firms that avoid jury trials may be denying you the opportunity to receive the largest award you are entitled to.