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Bill Tapella

500,000 VW Owners and Dealers Affected by Defeat Device Scandal

With nearly five million Volkswagen cars on the road today, many people are concerned about what the recent VW emissions data scandal means for them- and for the resale value of their car. On September 18, 2015, an independent investigation […]

K. Lindsay Rakers

What If I Had Injuries Prior To My Car Crash?

Many injured people think if they had pre-existing injuries prior to their car crash, they are not entitled to compensation for the injuries from the car crash.  This is simply not true.  Cases involving pre-existing injuries are actually quite common. […]

Alex Heritier

Following the Money

Resolving Your Claim:  How Funds are Distributed Post Settlement or Verdict By Attorney, Alex Heritier So, you have finally come to the conclusion of your litigation journey.  What happens now?  There are several steps that any good attorney should take […]

K. Lindsay Rakers

Should I Give the Insurance Adjuster a Recorded Statement?

The quick answer is NO – not without someone on YOUR side! Soon after your injury, you will likely start getting letters and phone calls from the “at-fault” insurance adjuster.  If you were hurt on someone’s property, the insurance adjuster […]

K. Lindsay Rakers

I’m Hurt – What’s My Case Worth?

I can’t think of a single client who hasn’t asked me this question. More often than not, it is a question that is asked during my initial meeting with the client. It is a question that I struggle greatly to […]