What Happens After Settlement of Your Personal Injury Case

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 4 minutes

This post is designed to explain the process you can expect after we settle your personal injury case. Once we agree on a settlement amount, the insurer has to send us paperwork confirming the settlement. I don’t have it yet. They usually send it through the US mail and it may take a week or…

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What to Bring to a Personal Injury Consultation

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 4 minutes

This post discusses what happens at your free consultation for your personal injury case. This post is also a list of things you should bring with you if you can. None of this is required, of course. All we really need to see is you. If you have the following information and can bring it…

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Road Map of a Personal Injury Case

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 8 minutes

This post gives you a road map of the “usual” personal injury case. I wrote it to give my clients, and prospective clients, a good general outline of what to expect if you have a personal injury case because of a car accident or other negligent act. Of course, not all personal injury cases follow…

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Rental Cars After A Car Accident

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 4 minutes

A vehicle that runs is almost a necessity if you live in Southern Maryland. Being without a car means you cannot go to work, buy groceries, or do any of the 1000 things you must do simply to live in Southern Maryland. We aren’t in the city, so there isn’t much you can just walk…

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About Property Damage Claims

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 9 minutes

This post explains how property damage claims are handled in a Maryland car accident case. We will explain what is covered, what is not, and how to protect yourself during this process The at-fault driver (really their insurance company) has to pay for damages to your property, just like they have to pay for your…

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Liens in Personal Injury Cases

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 5 minutes

If you are reading this, it usually means I asked you to because some entity has asserted a lien on the proceeds of your personal injury case. This post will explain what liens are, how they affect your case, and what we can do about them. Call me to discuss it if we have not…

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Uninsured Motorist Claims

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 9 minutes

If you buy car insurance in Maryland, you will likely purchase something called uninsured motorist coverage. Attorneys call it UM for short. You may see it abbreviated as “UM/UIM” on your car insurance declarations page. Almost nobody understands it when they buy it. State law sort of forces it on you. So, most people have…

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Depositions

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 8 minutes

If you are reading this, and you are one of my personal injury clients, chances are your deposition has been scheduled. Please read this over and call me if you have any questions. We are going to meet before your deposition to prepare for it. But you will be much better prepared for your deposition if…

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Trial Dates

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 3 minutes

If you are reading this post, it is probably because we have received a trial date for your personal injury case. If I have a formal notice it is attached to the email I sent you. If it is coming later in the mail from the court, we will send it when we get it….

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Options for Resolving Your Personal Injury Case

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 6 minutes

I usually ask clients to read this when we are ready to make a demand in their personal injury case. Usually, you will see this when you have finished medical treatment for your personal injuries. We still have to update your last few medical records, and get your last medical bills. That could take a…

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