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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.

Lemon

A car that continues to be defective after a reasonable number of attempts at repair, or after the car has been out of commission for a certain period of time. Under most state lemon laws, the owner has the option after arbitration or a lawsuit, of getting a refund or …

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Life Expectancy

The length of time a person is expected to live based upon factors such as: age, gender, health, etc.  To prove life expectancy in insurance claims and sometime in court, life expectancy will be based on actuarial tables or by offering proof from economists, life planners or other expert witnesses.

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Loss of Enjoyment of Life

A category of damages based upon a person’s reduced ability to participate in the activities or pleasures of life that were formerly enjoyed.

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Mandatory settlement conference (MSC)

A required conference to discuss settlement prior to a trial.

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Mitigating Circumstances

Circumstances, that do not negate a defendant’s actions entirely, but show that show a defendant may have had grounds for acting or behaving in a certain manner.

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Modified work

Your old job, with changes made to accomodate a disability or injury.  If your doctor tells you that you are not able to perform the same job function and return to work, your employer is encouraged to offer modified work instead of displacement or vocational rehab benefits.

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Negligence

Negligence is not acting in a careful manner.  The legal standard is a “failure to exercise the degree of care a reasonably prudent person would use in the same situation.”
If a plaintiff is able to prove a defendant acted negligently to cause an injury, the plaintiff can recover damages.

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Negligence Per Se

If a defendant is required by law to do something that they fail to do, they may be held liable under “negligence per se.”
Negligence per se only applies when a law is designed to protect a class of people from a certain type of injury, a defendant who violates that law …

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Ordinance

Commonly, a regulation passed by a municipal legislative body.

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Pain and Suffering

Symptoms resulting from an injury which may vary person by person or by the extent of a victim’s injury.
Examples of how pain and suffering may take form include: physical and mental distress over an injury, agony or grief from the loss of a loved one, the difficulty processing a major …

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Case Results

  • $8,600,000: Auto Accident Judgment
  • $6,000,000: Negligence
  • $4,000,000: Accidental Dismemberment
  • $3,540,068: SUV Rollover
  • $3,000,000: Insurance Bad Faith Claim
  • $2,650,000: Vehicle Rollover Accident

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Testimonials

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Friendly Staff, quick responses to inquiries.

Michelle M.

The whole staff was wonderful to work with to get my Disability benefits. They were there gathering data as soon as it was requested. I would like to thank all of you for your help.

Skylar K.

I had been injured in a vehicle wreck in February of 2014. The insurance company handling my claim insisted on low-balling me and giving me the runaround. After nearly two years had passed, I had made no progress in regards to reaching a resolution, that seemed fair and appropriate to ...

Laura B

Very professional and easy to talk to. All was handled over the phone, no appointments to run to. My claim was handled very quickly.

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Carl, Mary 7 Amie were all good assets to me to me winning my case.  So I say THANKS for getting me the money I deserve for all the pain that I had to go through.

-Barbara F.

I was very impressed with the way everything was explained.  Language used was easy to understand.  Items I was not clear on were re-explained until I was sure.  I was at ease, never rushed.   The entire process was first class.  Thank you so much. Your work is greatly appreciated.

-PH

Thanks to everyone! You all made the entire process easy.  My hat is off to your entire team.  Amie, Mary, job well done!  Gary, thank you for explaining the process from start to finish during our first visit.

-Steve G

Our client attorney relationship was amazing. The team was always available and helpful when we had questions, and we had a lot. They took the stress away and walked us thru every detail of our case. They were very patient and was very detailed about the process. We have used …

-Kelly E.