Both sound like good cases and it is often best to have the same lawyer handle both. It is very important to pick a lawyer who is qualified and knows the ins and outs of RSD / CRPS, as -as you know- these are serious cases. We would be happy to be interviewed and help or answer any other questions you have- www.knowthelawyer.com or 800-6-know-law.
You certainly should get a lawyer- an aggressive one who will personally help you through this. Essentially, insurance carriers try to negotiate every dollar they can, because every $100 means millions in the end to the Board of Directors. Many "mill" firms also nickel and dime costs because of extensive ad budgets.
Even in soft tissue injuries, those tissues stretch and scar, or cause corresponding pressure on nerves in the spinal cord, leaving behind permanent problems for some. I have...
The demand package is how you or your lawyer tells your story to the insurance company. Lawyers are basically story tellers. We assist you getting the medical attention you need and them tell the story of what is wrong with you and how the incident had and will hinder you, what inconveniences it caused and will cause and more.
Essentially, insurance carriers try to negotiate every dollar they can, because every $100 means millions in the end to the Board of Directors.
Even in soft...
Call or email a Florida lawyer when you can. You should go to the doctor to document your injuries. And injury lawyers don't charge hourly or up front. They will often take all of the risk and take a case on the contingency of recovery. All offer free consultations. Feel free to contact one through avvo as even though it is Christmas Eve, many of us are here to help you. We hope your holiday gets better.
The death case only has 2 years to make a case, so you need to call someone soon. As for the injury claims, those have 4 years from the date of loss, but nailing down evidence and determining other possible insurance coverages and assets needs to happen as soon as possible. The driver would be responsible for all injuries and their might be other parties as well.