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on January 15th, 2023 How Much Tax Is Paid on Lawsuit Settlements?

Lawsuit settlements can result in significant financial gains for the recipient. However, some or all of this sum might be subject to taxation. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the tax implications of lawsuit settlements, including the types of settlements that are taxable. We’ll also discuss federal and Florida state tax rules that may apply. […]

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on January 1st, 2023 What Happens After Mediation Settlement?

Mediation is a process where two parties in a dispute come together with a neutral third party, the mediator, to try and reach a mutually acceptable resolution. The parties may be represented by attorneys if they choose. A successful mediation often results in a settlement agreement that outlines the terms the parties have agreed to. […]

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on December 28th, 2022 Is Mediation Legally Binding?

Mediation is a structured process in which a neutral and impartial third party assists the parties in negotiating a mutually acceptable resolution. The mediator is generally an attorney with experience in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and likely has a basic knowledge of the relevant law. Their job is to keep the focus on the relevant […]

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on December 17th, 2022 When Is Mediation Not a Good Idea?

Mediation can be a cost-effective and efficient way to resolve disputes since it allows people to come up with creative solutions that may not be possible in a courtroom. However, mediation might not be the best option if the parties are unwilling to participate in good faith or if one party has significantly more power […]

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on December 1st, 2022 How Long Does Mediation Take?

The time it takes to mediate an injury case will depend on several factors, including the complexity of the case, the number of parties, and each party’s approach to it. Some personal injury claims can be mediated in weeks or months, while others may take longer to resolve. If the parties have been making progress […]

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on November 20th, 2022 How Mediation Works

In a personal injury case, opposing sides attend mediation with a neutral third party in an attempt to negotiate a settlement. A judge might order mediation. However, either side can file a request for mediation and voluntarily participate. If a lawsuit goes to mediation, you, your attorney, and the defense team will try to resolve […]

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on November 10th, 2022 What Happens After Deposition in a Personal Injury Case?

Completing your deposition can feel like a massive weight off your shoulders. It’s a stressful and scary process for many. What comes next will depend on various factors, including how you conducted yourself while answering the defense attorney’s questions. Typically, the stages you go through after a deposition include: Review the transcript – A court […]

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on November 1st, 2022 How You Know if Your Deposition Went Well

Personal injury lawsuits are complex. They involve various phases opposing parties go through to obtain evidence and build their cases. One essential phase is discovery. Each lawyer can request information from the other to determine their legal strategy for trial. A deposition is one of multiple parts of the discovery phase. It is a question-and-answer […]

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on October 15th, 2022 What Happens at a Deposition?

Personal injury lawsuits often involve depositions. The lawyer from each side can request a deposition from the other’s client. It is an opportunity to gather valuable information and evidence about the case. Although depositions might seem scary, the process is simple. However, preparing for an upcoming deposition is crucial. You should go into it knowing […]

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on October 1st, 2022 What Happens After Your Lawyer Sends a Demand Letter?

A personal injury lawyer sends a demand letter to the insurance company on behalf of their client. Settling the claim is possible if the insurer agrees to the amount of compensation the injured party’s lawyer demands in the letter. However, insurance carriers want to save money. Their goal isn’t to pay large settlements. They want […]

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