I have seen many people testify in Social Security Disability, injury cases, and Work Comp cases.
It is a nerve wracking experience for most people.
Here is the best way to approach this important moment for you and your case.
Remember that the Judge is a person just like you are.
You are inclined to help someone who is polite, nice and honest.
Make it easy for the Judge to want to help you.
So be sure to be early for your hearing.
Wear clean clothes. They do not have to be fancy but be presentable.
Answer questions in a believable and friendly way. Do not fight or argue with the Judge.
Give the Judge a picture of how your daily activities are impacted as a result of your injury.
You can do certain things, however be ready to explain your limitations and how your condition has changed you since the injury.
Remember if give the Judge all the reasons to like you the trial will go much smoother for you.
Questions about your injury case? Feel free to contact Illinois injury and Social Security Disability Attorney Dirk May at 309-827-4371.
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Shows that lawsuits may involve all types of situations.
Cities, police departments and individuals may be sued. It must be proven that they were negligent in some way and it lead to injuries or death.
Too many people think that their injury is not bad and that they will not need to file either a work comp claim or injury claim against the insurance company.
The problem is that it is usually too late to change your mind if the injury becomes worse or there are costly medical tests or treatment required.
A few simple steps will protect any potential Illinois Workers’ Compensation claim or injury case you may have.
Report your injury immediately and make a written report.
Make copies of all your reports.
Go to the doctor right away.
Tell the doctor how the injury happened, where it happened, and all the body parts involved.
These straight forward, truthful actions will preserve any future claim you may have.
If your injury worsens, a written injury report at the time of the accident proves where it happened and what happened.
The doctor’s records are evidence of the need for medical treatment and what body parts were injured.
Many injury cases are lost at the initial stage of the accident.
Delay in reporting and seeking medical treatment gives the insurance company the opportunity to plant doubt in the Judge’s mind.
Protect your injury case. Feel free to contact Illinois Work Comp and Injury lawyer Dirk May at 309-827-4371.
Legal action following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert is picking up with lawsuits filed on behalf of 14 concertgoers.
Source: Las Vegas shooting lawsuits stack up with 14 more filed | Belleville News-Democrat
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Everyone with a connection to the concert and the shooting is being sued. The shooter apparently had a relatively larger estate, which is different from cases. The legal bar is high to prove someone other than the shooter is at fault.
Working together with your lawyer really does improve the value of your case.
The reason is that you know better than anyone what has happened to you and how it is effecting your daily life, and your lawyer knows the law and how it applies to your situation.
Blending the facts and the law together is what makes your case powerful and convinces the Judge that you should be awarded maximum value according to the law.
Your part of the team work is to keep the lawyer informed of your medical bills, medical treatment, and what the doctors are telling you about your condition.
The lawyer’s role is to explain what will best convince the Judge of your disability, limitations, and permanent restrictions.
Make sure to keep in frequent contact with your lawyer so you may discuss different approaches and ideas.
It is very important to keep up with your doctor visits and constantly inform your doctor of your problems and limitations.
Make sure that you ask the doctor for prescriptions for assistive devices such as braces, canes, walkers or aids such as disability parking placards.
Your lawyer will want to discuss with you what types of questions will be asked at the trial or hearing well ahead of time so you can prepare.
Questions about how to improve your team work? Feel free to contact Illinois work injury and Social Security Disability lawyer Dirk May at 309-827-4371.