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Medical debt is a weight that too many Americans are burdened with. A recent survey by the Census Bureau found that at least 19% of American households had medical debt they could not afford to pay off.  If you were injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may not need to take on that debt, alone. Our Austin personal injury lawyers can help you file a personal injury claim and fight for the compensation you are owed.  When you work with us, we’re with you every step of the way. That includes during your personal injury deposition.  If…
After a personal injury or car accident, people often seek medical attention and the assistance of a lawyer. There is a symbiotic relationship between the medications and treatments clients receive and the monetary damages they are awarded in litigation. While the client’s decision to abstain from opioid use doesn’t make their injuries any less serious, it does create a hole where defense can argue that the injuries may be less severe. Attorneys must understand their client’s reasoning when choosing not to take opioids, coach their client in the importance of keeping a record of pain, and work to understand the…
Contingent Fee Agreements are commonly used by personal injury lawyers. Other types of law like business law or criminal law provide a service that does not seek to gain compensation for an intended purpose. In criminal law the defendants need someone to represent their interest so they don’t go to jail. Their fees will be paid strictly out of pocket. In business law, oftentimes lawyers are paid to minimize the liability of a business or protect them from being liable in certain situations (another service). However, in personal injury law, the lawyer is working to get their client money to…