In personal injury cases, timing matters. In the first instance, there’s only a limited period of time during which claims can be filed. This period may vary for minor children, and also for minor children who were accompanied by adults at the time of the accident that caused the injury. Second, as personal injury attorneys advise their clients, once the claim has been filed, it is best not to be in a hurry to settle. The long term consequences of injury take time to manifest themselves, and the costs should be factored into a settlement. The first step in filing a claim for personal injury is finding a good attorney who can advise any support you every step of the way.
What is a personal injury claim?
Personal injury claims arise out of injuries or harm caused to an i