What can a Personal Injury Attorney do for you after a Hit and Run Case?

Hit and run accidents are not only traumatic but they also are brutal; in the sense, if you are unable to find the convicted driver, many problems begin to arise afterwards. You have to plea court for several times for even a smaller amount of compensation. That is why a personal injury attorney is necessary for and hit and run case. A personal injury attorney can help you in several ways including:

  • Proving Liability of Convicted Driver: Even if the convicted driver is caught after a hit and run case, you need to prove it to the court. Moreover, you also need to prove your liability which is a highly technical process requiring good knowledge of law. The personal injury attorney will establish all legal requirements that are necessary to prove the drivers’ responsible for the accident. This becomes all the more important because both the court and insurance companies need to see liability before paying for any compensation.
  • Accumulating Supporting Evidences: You need evidences to prove that you are injured in the accident Evidences are also needed to prove the extent of your injuries. Your personal injury attorney will accumulate evidences to support your facts and claims. The evidences he collects will also help to prove how injuries are affecting quality of your life.
  • On Time Handling of Issues: If you were injured in the accident, there is every possibility that you might not respond to or complete the necessary footwork because of your temporary or permanent disability. Your personal injury attorney will handle all this for you, including; letters from insurance companies, responding to legal motions and filing documents with courts.
  • Encountering Insurance Company Tactics: There is every possibility that you might not find the driver who is responsible for the accident. In such cases, you can get compensation only through the insurance companies. But insurers make every possible effort to make the process as much difficulty as possible. Without a competent attorney you might have to face aggressive insurance representatives, tricky tactics and complex settlements. Your attorney will protect your rights and win you fair compensation by checking insurance companies’ tactics.
  • Track down all the Damages: A good attorney will appraise all the damages and ask for good monetary figure as a compensation for what you have gone through. Your personal injury attorney will get you compensation for your medical fees & devices, future treatment, pain and suffering and future income loss as well. Moreover, if you get hold of the responsible driver your personal injury attorney may also get you additional punitive damages.
  • Fair Settlement: Most of the hit and run cases are tend to settle outside court, Negotiations with – liable party, its attorney and insurance companies have never been easy. They may trap you into an unfair settlement. But an experienced attorney knows all the tricks used during these negotiations and get your fair compensation that you deserve.
  • Get case to Trial: If insurance companies and other parties are involved in your case, it becomes messy and complex. Then your attorney will get your case to trial, because this is the only way left out. An experienced attorney will represent you in the court and fight for your rights and fair compensations even against the mighty and largest opponents.

At Wani and Associates P.C., our personal injury lawyers are experienced in dealing with issues related with personal injury. Our acknowledged attorneys through their incessant efforts will assist you to resolve any of your personal injury related issues.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PRESIDENT OBAMA’S NOVEMBER 20, 2014 IMMIGRATION ACTIONS

Expansion of Childhood arrival Considerations:

ONE part of the November 20 2014 actions was to expansion the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.  Under the President’s new November 2010 executive action, you may qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) and to apply for work authorization if ALL of the following are true:

  • You came to US before your 16th birthday
  • You were continually living in the U.S. since January 1, 2010. (Small visits out of the country may be acceptable).
  • You were present on June 15, 2012 AND on the date you apply for DACA
  • You did not have any lawful status on June 15, 2012
  • You are either a) in high school b) have a GED c) have a high school diploma OR d) are an honorably discharged veteran of the coast guard or U.S. armed forces.
  • You have not been convicted of a felony, a significant misdemeanor, or there3 or more other misdemeanors, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety.

UNDER THE NEW DACA rules, you DO NOT have to be under 31 on June, 15 2012.  Furthermore the work authorization and removal deferral will be three instead of two years, and the start date for continuing residence is 2010 NOT 2007.

 A SECOND part of the November 20 2014 actions was the creation of a new deferred action program for PARENTS and not just children.  This is called Deferred Action for Parental Accountability.  (“DAPA”) You may qualify for deferred action if ALL of the following are true:

  • You had, on November 20, 2014 a son or daughter of any age who is a U.S. citizen of Lawful Permanent Resident.
  • You were continually living in the U.S. since January 1, 2010. (Small visits out of the country may be acceptable).
  • You were present on November, 20 2014 AND on the date you apply for DAPA
  • Had no lawful status on November 20, 2014.
  • Are not an ENFORCEMENT PRIORITY (see below)
  • Present no other factors that in the discretion of the government, make a grant of deferred action inappropriate.

NEW ENFORCEMENT PRIORITY’S as of November 20, 2014 (note even if you do not qualify of r DAPA or DACA, if you are not in the enforcement categories below, the new executive action may benefit you).

 Priority 1: Threats to national security, border security, and public safety. This includes suspected terrorists, people apprehended at the border, intentional gang participants (as well as those who were convicted of a gangrelated offense), and convicted felons (excludes state/local status-related offenses).

Priority 2: Misdemeanants and new immigration violators. This includes people convicted of a “significant misdemeanor” or three or more misdemeanors arising out of three separate schemes (excludes traffic and status-related violations); people who entered unlawfully after January 1, 2014; and people who have “significantly abused” the visa or visa waiver programs.

Priority 3: Other immigration violations. Those who have been issued a final order of removal on or after January 1, 2014.’

Contact Wani and Associates P.C. for any of your immigration related needs and issues. Our acknowledged attorneys with their relentless service and efforts will help to resolve your immigration related issues and save your application from rejection.