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To all of our ride share clients, we have been trying to contact you regarding an update on your matter and resolving your claims. Please contact us at info@heldhines.com to discuss your case. We look forward to hearing from you.    

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Held & Hines Securing Big Settlement for Juno Drivers

Despite Bankruptcy Filing, Held & Hines’ Secures Big Settlement for Juno Drivers Held & Hines Settled Unsecured Juno Ride Share Drivers’ Claims in the Delaware Bankruptcy Court.  See Case 19-12484-MFW Doc 236-1 Filed 02/20/20 . Juno USA agreed to pay the unsecured creditors “an amount equal to $875,000, and all fees and expenses of the Committee’s Retained Professionals which “shall not exceed, in the aggregate, the sum of $375,000 (the “Committee Professional Fee Cap”). This is a huge victory for […]

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Types of Workers’ Comp Benefits

When you’re injured on the job, you need to file for workers’ compensation. There are a number of different benefits workers’ comp provides, and you should certainly take advantage of these benefits, especially if you’ve been seriously injured. Here are some of the benefits workers’ comp provides: Medical Costs If you’re injured at work, workers’ comp should cover the cost of your medical bills. This includes any ER visits, hospital stays, doctor’s appointments, medications, physical therapy, tests, and even any […]

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The Most Common Injuries in the Workplace

There are a lot of different ways you can be injured in the workplace. These injuries are often covered by workers’ compensation laws, so if you do suffer a workplace accident, you will usually be able to receive compensation. While that can be very comforting to know, most people would rather completely avoid any type of injury when at all possible. By understanding the most common injuries in the workplace, you can better see where a potential accident could occur […]

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When Should I Settle a Personal Injury Case?

Sometimes, the best option for a personal injury case is to go to trial. You want the judge or, in rare cases, a full jury to see what you’ve gone through and provide you with the compensation the guilty party is simply refusing to give you through a settlement. However, there are some instances when settling is the best option. Here are a few times when settling your personal injury case is the best option. The Settlement is Fair While […]

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Suing for Personal Injury on Behalf of Your Child

If your child has been injured due to someone else’s negligence or fault, you may want to take this other party to court to win compensation for the medical bills along with the pain and suffering your child has experienced. Because anyone under age 18 cannot sue someone, you must bring the personal injury lawsuit against the other party yourself on behalf of your child. Other than this factor, suing on behalf of a child is fairly similar to suing […]

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How Do I Appeal a Personal Injury Case?

If you’ve lost a personal injury case, you may want to appeal the decision. The outcome of this appeal may reverse the decision, awarding you damaging and other financial benefits. However, it could also result in no change at all. If you’re considering an appeal, you first want to discuss the case with your lawyer and make certain your appeal actually has grounds. If it doesn’t, you may need to come to terms with the judgment. If, however, you do […]

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Can I Sue My Spouse for Personal Injury?

If you’ve been in an accident that was your spouse’s fault, you may wonder exactly what kind of legal action you can take. While it often doesn’t make sense to sue your spouse for personal injury, there are some cases where it may actually be a good idea. Here are some of the legalities about such a lawsuit. Interspousal Immunity in the Courts Is Mostly Gone At one point, the courts prohibited spouses from suing each other via interspousal immunity. […]

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Never Discuss your PI Case with Others!

The Dangers of Discussing Your Personal Injury Case with Others Talking about any legal matter with other people is often not the best idea, but it’s an especially bad idea to do so when it’s a personal injury case. There are a few different reasons why saying anything about your case can cause you issues later on. You Never Know Who May Be Called to Testify It’s possible some of your friends or even family members could be called to […]

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Personal Injury Case: FAQ

Common Questions You May Have in a Personal Injury Case: If you’ve been injured and have decided to sue for personal injury, you likely have a lot of questions. This is especially true if this is the first time you’ve been involved in a case like this. Working with an attorney is the best way to get answers that are relevant to your case, but here are some common questions you’re likely to have. How Long Will the Case Take? […]

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