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John Paul Burns

John Burns’s Legal Guides

48 total


  • How Does An Accident Injury Case Work?

    These are the things that make an accident injury case work for you. First, was someone other than the injured person at fault in the accident? Second, is there a source of payment for the injuries and losses suffered by the injured person? For example, did the person who cause...

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  • How do I get medical care after an accident if I don't have health insurance?

    A personal injury attorney can find you a qualified doctor who will treat you and wait until the end of your personal injury case to be paid out of your settlement or jury award.

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  • What If The Other Person's Insurance Company Wants To Take A Recorded Statement From Me?

    YOU WERE IN AN ACCIDENT AND THE OTHER PERSON'S INSURANCE COMPANY CALLS AND WANTS TO TAKE A RECORDED STATEMENT FROM YOU. ACCIDENT ATTORNEY JOHN P. BURNS ADVISES AGAINST DOING IT. THERE IS NO LAW OR RULE THAT SAYS YOU HAVE TO GIVE A RECORDED STATEMENT TO THE OTHER PERSON'S INSURA...

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  • IS IT IMPORTANT TO GET A POLICE REPORT AFTER AN ACCIDENT?

    THERE ARE MANY REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS ASK FOR AN OFFICER TO COME TO AN ACCIDENT SCENE AND COMPLETE A POLICE REPORT. SOME OF THESE REASONS ARE AS FOLLOWS: PEOPLE WHO ADMIT FAULT FOR THE ACCIDENT AT THE SCENE SOMETIMES LATER CHANGE THEIR STORY UNLESS AN OFFICER HAS TAKEN THE...

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  • WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS ASK FOR A POLICE REPORT AFTER AN ACCIDENT.

    You have just been in an accident in your car, motorcycle or truck. After you make sure that you, your passengers and the people in the other vehicles are safe, the first thing on your mind should be to call 911 and ask for the police to come. In addition to all the common sens...

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  • How Do I Get My Car, Truck,or Motorcycle Fixed After An Accident?

    AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN IN AN ACCIDENT YOU CAN HAVE YOUR CAR, TRUCK, MOTORCYCLE OR OTHER VEHICLE REPAIRED BY THE INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE PERSON WHO WAS AT FAULT IN THE ACCIDENT OR BY YOUR OWN INSURANCE COMPANY. WHEN YOU HAVE THE INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE AT FAULT DRIVER REPAIR YOUR ...

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  • AFTER AN ACCIDENT SEE A DOCTOR WITHIN 72 HOURS FOR YOUR HEALTH & MORE SETTLEMENT MONEY.

    A big mistake people make after a vehicle accident is in having what is called a delay in treatment. A delay in treatment is failing to see a physician as soon as possible. There are two reasons why this is a big mistake. The first reason is because you are putting your health...

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  • How To Tell If You Have A Good Crash Or Accident Case When Injury Happened

    HOW AN eEXPERIENCED ACCIDENT LAWYER TELLS IF YOU HAVE A GOOD CASE OR NOT. It is a big mistake to fail to call a personal injury attorney on the phone before you start talking to the insurance company of the at fault driver. I have people call me all the time who just want some f...

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  • Orange County Accident Lawyer-How Avoid Loss of Case Value if Gaps in Treatment

    If you are treating for an injury from an accident and miss a week or two of treatments you will have a break in treatment, called a treatment gap.Treatment gaps sometimes happen when, in the middle of your treatment, you miss a week or two of treatment due to a family emergency ...

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  • BE CAREFUL WITH WHAT YOU SAY TO INSURANCE COMPANIES

    After an auto accident, you can contact the other driver's insurance company directly to file a claim, or you can hire anOrange County car accident lawyerto make the call for you. If you decide to make the call yourself, be careful what you say. When you call the insurance compan...

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