Personal Injury Law FAQ
“At my law firm, we are always willing to sit down with potential clients to discuss their rights, answer their questions and explain what we can do to help them get the compensation they deserve.” — Vincent D. Morgera
Common Questions About Personal Injury Law In Rhode Island
Accident victims are sometimes overwhelmed and confused regarding their rights. Vincent D. Morgera, Ltd., s takes an informational approach when talking with potential clients. Some answers to commonly asked questions appear below.
How does a personal injury lawsuit work?
A personal injury lawsuit is a complex undertaking, and a great deal of effort must be made to bring a case to trial. The process generally works as follows:
- Investigation — My law firm will conduct a thorough investigation of the accident to determine how it happened and who was responsible.
- Filing the lawsuit — This empowers us to conduct discovery and demand certain information from the defendant and other parties.
- Discovery — I will use every means available to obtain information in support of your case, including depositions and interrogatories. I can supplement these efforts with investigations by experts in appropriate disciplines who can provide critical information in support of your case.
- Medical information — My law firm will learn about your current and future medical needs through discussions with your doctor and other medical experts.
- Calculation of losses — I will calculate the full value of your losses and suffering for inclusion in your claim. When necessary, I will use the services of an economist or other experts in this effort.
- Settlement negotiations or trial — Thorough case preparation on the part of the plaintiff’s lawyer can often convince the insurance company to settle on terms favorable to the plaintiff. If necessary, I will prepare for trial and represent you vigorously in court.
What’s my case worth?
The simple answer to this question is that a personal injury case is worth whatever the jury says it’s worth or what the defendant is willing to pay in terms of a settlement. As an accident victim, you may be entitled to certain damages, such as medical costs, lost income, and pain and suffering. In some cases, plaintiffs may even be entitled to punitive damages.
After conducting some investigations, I will be able to provide you with an informed opinion regarding the value of your claim. My goal when representing you will be to obtain maximum compensation for all of your economic and noneconomic losses.
What fees do you charge?
Vincent D. Morgera, Ltd., s takes all personal injury and wrongful death cases on contingency. This means that you will owe an attorney fee only if you obtain compensation. Costs, such as fees for expert witnesses, will be deducted from the amount of your settlement or jury award.
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