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Do I Have to Have a Police Report to File an Auto Accident Claim?

Posted on : June 7, 2021, By:  Ronald Slonaker
Lawyer to help with denied car insurance claim

A Police Report Is Not Admissible Evidence  Contrary to popular opinion, a police report is not technically recognized as “evidence” and is therefore not considered legally admissible in court. Officers are human and their interpretation isn’t perfect, so police reports are generally deemed hearsay. This applies to civil, criminal, family, and all other courts of […]

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How Will a Pre-Existing Condition Impact My Car Crash Lawsuit?

Posted on : May 18, 2021, By:  Ronald Slonaker
Ocala Car Accidents

If you have been injured before and are involved in a car accident, the injury could be aggravated by the new impact. You could, for example, have had a prior spine or neck injury from an accident many years ago.  If the  recent crash exacerbated these injuries, you could potentially have trouble getting medical help […]

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What Evidence Should I Use to Show Pain & Suffering In My Accident Case?

Posted on : April 13, 2021, By:  Ronald Slonaker

Pain and suffering compensation is awarded to many accident victims who file personal injury claims.   You can use the following types of evidence to help indicate the severity of your pain and suffering after an accident:  Your Hospital & Doctor Bills   Your hospital and doctor bills can be used to illustrate how severe your injuries […]

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What Should I Ask for In a Personal Injury Settlement?

Posted on : March 22, 2021, By:  Ronald Slonaker

If you or a family member were injured through no fault of your own, you may be able to bring forward a personal injury claim to obtain financial compensation for the economic and non-economic damages you suffered as a result of the accident. How you bring forward your initial settlement request is important. Here are […]

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How Can I Get Witness Statements to Help Me Win My Car Accident Case?

Posted on : February 13, 2021, By:  Ronald Slonaker
Ocala Car Accidents

Witness statements are extremely valuable in car accident cases, especially if one or both drivers were injured and have little memory about what happened before or during the collision. Here’s what to know about obtaining witness statements for your car accident insurance claim or lawsuit.   Speak With Anyone Who Was At the Scene  If there […]

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