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What Happens if Your Injury Case Goes to Trial?

By Timothy Bussey on August 15, 2022

If you’ve been injured and you’ve filed a lawsuit, there’s a chance your case could go to trial. The court process can be lengthy and complicated, so it’s essential to understand what to expect if it happens.

First, both sides will present their case to a judge or jury. This will include opening statements, witness testimony, and closing arguments. Then, the judge or jury will deliberate and reach a verdict.

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What is a Settlement Mill and Why You Don’t Want One

By Timothy Bussey on July 30, 2022

Settlements are becoming increasingly common for personal injury case resolutions. Many people are now familiar with the term, but they might not know what it really means. While a settlement can be the best option for your personal injury case, there are times when it is responsible and essential for your lawyer to advise you to go to court over the incident that led to your injuries.

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Why Hire The Bussey Law Firm, P.C. When You Have Been Injured in an Accident?

By Timothy Bussey on October 6, 2021

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There are many options when a person in Colorado Springs has been injured in an automobile, motorcycle or trucking accident. Who are the best lawyers to hire? Should I retain a big firm or a small firm?

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The Hidden Dangers of Internal Bleeding

By Timothy Bussey on March 29, 2021

After being involved in a serious accident, like an auto collision, you may be tempted to just go home and count your lucky stars that you survived unscathed. However, not all injuries are apparent right away, and you could be suffering from internal hemorrhaging. Neglecting to get a medical check could cost you your life.

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Spotting Bad-Faith Insurance in Action

By Timothy Bussey on March 9, 2021

Since an auto insurance company’s job is to provide compensation in the event of a crash, you would assume that making a claim would be an easy process to go through. You pay your insurance company premiums in order to retain your insurance, so when it finally comes time to use said insurance, your provider, or the provider of the at-fault driver, should happily hand over the compensation that you need. Sadly, you would be mistaken.

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Legal Facts Every Parent Should Know

By Timothy Bussey on December 18, 2020

No parent wants to see their child hurt. In fact, most parents will do everything they can to make sure their children have as safe a life as possible. Sadly, children are small and fragile. Even with cautious parenting, kids can still become catastrophically injured, and may even be left with life-long disabilities as a result.

In these tragic cases, many parents find themselves worrying about how they can provide for their child with expensive medical bills beginning to mount. Thankfully, you may have more options for financial recovery than you realize.

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How to Get Medical Coverage During the Claims Process

By Timothy Bussey on October 21, 2020

After getting in a serious car accident, you will likely have to seek medical help. Depending on your injuries, you may have to get extensive surgeries, countless physical therapy sessions, and mounting medications in order to heal properly. That sort of treatment can’t just be put off until your claim is settled, as a settlement can take months. But if your medical bills are high, and you’re stuck trying to negotiate with the at-fault party’s insurance provider, what are you supposed to do in order to seek relief?

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How to Keep Your Elderly Loved One Safe

By Timothy Bussey on October 7, 2020

The choice to put your elderly loved one in a nursing home is not an easy one. You would only make such a difficult decision with the understanding that your loved one will receive better care in a nursing home or long-term care facility than you can provide yourself. Sadly, a nursing home that seems wholesome and loving on the outside could easily turn out to be rotten on the inside. Knowing how to find the perfect nursing home could mean the difference between your loved one spending their last years in comfort and ease, and being abused emotionally, physically, and financially.

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A Dog’s Bite Is Always Worse Than Its Bark

By Timothy Bussey on August 9, 2020

Nearly five million people are bitten by dogs every year in the U.S., as reported by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). In a recent year, close to 27,000 people needed reconstructive surgery for dog bites, according to dogsbite.org. What is the most alarming, however, is that fact that nearly one in every five dog bites becomes infected. Infections can lead to hospitalization, illness, and life-long disabilities if not treated in time.

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The Colorado Springs Curfew – Is It Legal?

By Timothy Bussey on June 4, 2020

Colorado SpringsWidespread public unrest and protests stemming from the homicide of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis police officers has led Mayor Suthers to enact a curfew within the Colorado Springs city limits. Unless the order is extended, the curfew is in effect between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., beginning Wednesday, June 3, and ending on Monday, June 8, 2020, at 5:00 a.m.

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