New Orleans, LA Personal Injury Blog

personal injury The Truth About Insurance Companies and Personal Injury Claims

April 15, 2016

Contrary to the ads we see on television where insurance companies portray themselves as always being there when you need them, the experience of many accident victims today is quite different. What Has Changed? In the past, an insurance company’s claim department had only one concern – to determine what you are entitled to receive […]

personal injury What is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

March 24, 2016

When you are injured due to the negligence of another, you have the right to pursue a personal injury case to seek compensation for your injuries and financial losses. How much your case is worth will depend on several different factors: The amount of damages you suffer, both economic and non-economic; How clearly liability can […]

monetary value How do Insurance Companies Create a Monetary Value for Injuries?

March 17, 2016

When you suffer injuries due to the fault of another, one of the first things you should do, after seeking medical attention, is determine whether or not you should bring suit against the person(s) responsible. To do this, you will need some idea of what your personal injury case is worth. If you stand to […]

personal injury claims Step-by-Step Guide to Filing a Personal Injury Claim

March 15, 2016

If you’ve been injured in an accident, then you may need to file a personal injury claim to receive compensatory damages from the person or entity responsible for the accident. However, if you’ve never filed a personal injury claim before, then it may seem overly complicated. And if you have previously filed a personal injury […]

settlement Choosing the Right Settlement Disbursement Option

March 8, 2016

More and more personal injury plaintiffs are choosing structured settlements in order to be compensated for the harm and losses they have suffered. But how can you know if a structured settlement or lump sum disbursement is right for you? Below you can learn several things to consider when choosing the right settlement disbursement option […]

New Orleans Personal Injury Attorneys - Herman Herman & Katz, LLC Evaluation of Pain and Suffering Claims

February 26, 2016

Most of us know what “pain and suffering” is, but what does it mean, exactly, from a legal perspective? And how is pain and suffering quantified and calculated for the purposes of a personal injury claim? Types of Pain and Suffering For determining damages in personal injury claims, there are two types of pain and […]

New Orleans Personal Injury Attorneys - Herman Herman & Katz, LLC Is It Possible to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit if I Don’t Know Who Is Responsible?

February 16, 2016

Most people filing civil lawsuits know whom they are suing. However, in some situations, there may be multiple potentially responsible parties, or the identity of the party who caused your injuries may not yet be known. If that happens, you can still sue for damages by naming a “John Doe” or “Jane Doe” defendant in […]