Insurance Litigation Articles

What is a Deposition in a Pennsylvania Personal Injury Case?

A deposition is the defense attorney’s opportunity to ask you questions about you and your case, posing questions about the circumstances of your accident, the severity of your injuries, and your medical treatment. Depositions are an important part of your case, and are part of the “discovery” process of your case. Presenting yourself in a truthful, honest and sincere way at your deposition will have the most impact on the defense attorney and the opposing insurance company in their evaluation of you as a witness. Your attorney should you for your deposition, and under no circumstances should you give a deposition without having an attorney present.

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Beware of the Other Drivers Insurance Company

In an ideal world, insurance companies want to help you obtain the money you deserve after you’ve been injured or otherwise victimized by a car accident. Unfortunately, we do not live in an ideal world, and the other driver’s insurance company can be pretty difficult when it comes to resolving your claim. Their goal is to keep you from receiving the compensation you deserve.

It is important that you, the victim, know what you should and should not do to make sure the you get full compensation from the other driver’s insurance company. The following is an important guide to avoiding the common tricks that insurance companies employ to try get out of compensating you for the the injuries and damages you’re owed.

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