On August 17, Litner + Deganian attorney Arman Deganian co-chaired the GTLA’s 2016 Paralegal & Legal Assistant Workshop at the State Bar of Georgia. Back by popular demand, the sold out seminar utilized a case study – The Lifecycle of a Case: The Paralegal’s Perspective – to provide legal support staff with practical insights that
Every driver has car insurance, right? Well, that’s not necessarily the case. Even though Georgia law requires it, many drivers on Georgia roads are knowingly driving without auto insurance coverage. Car accidents are scary and stressful enough, but a wreck caused by an uninsured or underinsured driver can be so much more stressful due to the fact that there may not be an insurer to cover your damages.
You’re injured in a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence. You are rushed to the hospital. Within a matter of days, you are bombarded with paperwork and bills from doctors, insurance companies, police, and more. Everything is so confusing and overwhelming. Instead of focusing on getting better, you have to deal with paperwork and insurance adjusters. This is where a personal injury attorney can help you navigate these unfamiliar and perplexing waters.
Litner + Deganian, P.C. is proud to announce that Arman Deganian will be the 2016-2017 President of the DeKalb Bar Association. Arman has been an active member of the DeKalb Bar for years, and most recently served as Vice President.
After getting injured in a car wreck or other incident due to someone else’s negligence, you’ll need to file a claim with the other driver’s insurance company in order to be reimbursed for your medical expenses, lost wages, and subsequent pain and suffering. The true cost of your injury, when you add everything up, may be more than you think.
When you’re injured due to someone else’s mistake, sometimes with all of the pain and stress you may do things that work against your own best interest.
Personal injury cases can be pretty complex, and some of the words used when discussing a case may be unfamiliar or confusing. You may recognize some from watching TV shows or movies, like plaintiff and defendant, but you may not understand how they apply to your specific case.
Congratulations to Litner + Deganian personal injury attorney Arman Deganian for his successful presentation at the 2016 GTLA Annual Convention!
At Litner + Deganian, we plan as if every case will go to trial. However, in our experience, about 70-80% of personal injury claims are settled before trial. There are three main reasons that insurance companies would rather settle your claim, all of which we can use to your advantage to negotiate the maximum compensation while avoiding the hassle of a trial:
If you or a loved one has been injured (or worse) by someone else’s negligence, you need to be fairly compensated for medical expenses, loss of wages, and other damages like pain and suffering. You may have watched TV shows or read stories about how attorneys handle these personal injury cases, but they don’t always reflect what really happens.
This is probably the most common question we receive from new clients. It’s important to understand that NO lawyer can tell you this during the first phone call or meeting. Although we can normally assign a realistic value within a few months, the process requires a lot of research and assessment before we can provide you with an estimate.
If you’ve been injured and you’re evaluating personal injury attorneys, it’s good to challenge them with tough questions. And once you’ve selected a personal injury attorney, it’s natural to ask a lot of questions about your case. After all, you want to be certain that you will be awarded enough damages to pay for all expenses and compensate you for your pain and suffering. However, there is a lot of uncertainty in personal injury cases and even the most experienced personal injury attorneys might not be able to answer all of your questions with 100% certainty. Here are some common personal injury questions that you may want answered when talking with your attorney about your case.