However, injured road accident victims can take steps to give themselves the best chance of achieving a favourable outcome. Another exception to the rule that prohibits suing after counting is when you are suing another person. If you are negotiating with an accused, he or she is probably only interested in his or her own level of responsibility. However, if there is another accused responsible for the accident, you may be able to prosecute the other accused. In some cases, you may not be aware of the involvement of a second accused. A transaction contract including an illegal death claim is also subject to judicial authorization and the funds are paid through the deceased`s estate. More than 95% of accidents are resolved outside the court as a result of negotiations between your lawyer and the accident`s perpetrator. Whether your case is resolved before or after filing a complaint, it is important to know some basic things about car accident comparisons. Our team of experienced assault lawyers has been supporting injury victims and their families in a large number of cases for more than 20 years. We can verify the terms of a transaction agreement before your application is concluded and tell you if a given offer offers fair compensation.
In a typical accident comparison contract, the aggrieved victim agrees to exonerate the victim who is legally responsible for future financial liability against a payment of money (sometimes associated with other forms of compensation). A comparison ends a right. If the victim has already brought an action against the detainee, the transaction almost always includes an agreement to terminate the action. If the victim has not yet taken action, the agreement generally prohibits the filing of a complaint in the future. In a case of personal injury, a transaction agreement, also called mutual or general release, is an agreement on a certain amount of money to settle your claim against the person responsible and/or the company. Some transaction agreements go even further by closing the door to future legal rights that you may have by designating as persons against whom you waive your rights, by appointing parties other than the defendant. In Georgia, a publication must make it clear that it discourages other parties from their potential liability. However, if you don`t read a transaction contract carefully or don`t know where to look, you may not realize that it says that if you take money from insurance company X, you give up your ability to sue the insurance company Y and Party Z for additional damages.
It`s also one of the reasons why it`s so important to make a transaction contract beyond a lawyer or, better yet, to keep a lawyer to conduct settlement negotiations for you. There is nothing more unfortunate than if someone asks Hasner Law for our help and it turns out that they have already signed their rights against parties that would otherwise have caused them considerable damage.