The process of collecting on your personal injury claim is stressful. There is a long wait for compensation along with the uncertainty of whether you will win your case at trial. Almost all personal injury claims end in settlement. At Springer & Lyle, we work with you to determine whether settlement or going to trial is in your best interest. There are pros and cons to accepting a settlement before trial. Only you, with the advice of your attorney, can make an informed decision that is best for your case. Pros of Settling Before Trial Cons of Settling There are not … [Read more...]
Does My Car Accident Case Have to Go to Court?
The Texas State Department of Transportation receives approximately 600,000 vehicle crash reports from law enforcement agencies every year. Thousands of people are injured in those car accidents, some so severely their lives will never be the same. Our attorneys at Springer & Lyle are also aware that most personal injury lawsuits settle before going to court. What to Expect from the Insurance Company Warning: An insurance adjuster for the at-fault driver is not on your side of the case. Adjusters can be very nice, but they work for the insurance company, not you. Their job is to … [Read more...]