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The Good Guys have helped over:

The Good Guys have helped over 3800 injured clients and counting! injured clients and counting!

Verdicts and Settlements for our clients exceed:

Verdicts and Settlements for our clients exceed: 145 Million

Legal Dictionary

There are a plethora of legal terms involved in your case. Our legal dictionary helps define terms that can become confusing from A-Z.

Satisfy

To pay a debt or claim.

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Settlement

An resolution between two parties in a case.  Generally a settlement involves one party foregoing litigation or stopping current litigation in exchange for a price.  In the context of personal injury, a settlement usually involves payment from a defendant to a plaintiff, and the plaintiff agrees to release the defendant …

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Standard of Care

Acting as a reasonable person.
Ordinarily, the standard of care owed to a plaintiff under tort law is “acting in a manner a reasonably prudent person would use in the same situation.”
Children (18 and under): the law evaluates on a reduced level and considers a child of the same age and intellect.
Children …

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Standing

Standing means that a plaintiff has the right to pursue a legal remedy because they have suffered actual damages.  A court will dismiss a claim if a plaintiff “lacks standing.”

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Statute of Limitations

The period of time a plaintiff is able to file a lawsuit. This time period varies depending on the type of claim and area of law the plaintiff is pursuing.
Example: The court will not allow a plaintiff to file a claim once the statute of limitations has expired.

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Strict Liability

A defendant may be held strictly liable for negligence if a plaintiff is injured by (i) an ultra-hazardous activity, so dangerous the activity is subject to strict regulation and licensing requirements; or in some cases (ii) activities of a defendant involving dangerous or exotic animals.

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Subrogate

To substitute one thing for another. Subrogation is common insurance law where a lawful claim may sometimes be substituted from one person to another.

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Survival Claim

A type of action brought by a person on behalf of a descendant’s estate, typically a child, spouse, or loved one. A survival claim is a legal claim that would have been brought prior to the death of the defendant and can be filed by family members or the executor …

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Case Results

  • $8,600,000: Auto Accident Judgment
  • $6,000,000: Medical Negligence
  • $4,000,000: Accidental Dismemberment
  • $3,540,068: SUV Rollover
  • $3,000,000: Insurance Bad Faith Claim
  • $2,700,000: Medical Malpractice; routine surgery for heartburn resulted in death

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Testimonials

SG

Just want to say, Thank You, for your time and service.   I appreciate you all, and everything you did to help me.

FD and JD

We were very pleased the way our accident was handled.  It was a surprise when Gary went to the hospital to visit with us a short time after he was contacted.  Thank you so much.

Dana P.

Would fully recommend this firm. They put me back where I was before the accident. And that meant oh so much to me. Thank them from the bottom of my heart.

Carol A. T.

Very Professional. Fast results on claim. Every aspect was top notch.

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They were very helpful, filling out paper work, getting things filled out and returned took it one step at a time to get things done.

-Kent F.

Kept up to date on case all along. Excellent communication and timely settlement.  Good advice throughout.

-CT

Professional people and kind people.  Thank you so much.

-RC

I was extremely satisfied!  The process was quick, fast and easy.  The staff always knew what was going on and were able to answer all of my questions.

-Angela I.