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6 . Ca l c u l a t e a n y o u t o f p o c k e t c o s t s y o u m a y h a v e i n c u r r e d . 7 . Un d e r s t a n d t h a t t h e w o r t h o f a p e r s o n a l i n j u r y c l a i m d e p e n d s o nw h a t i s c o n s i d e r e d “ f a i r a n d r e a s o n a b l e ” i nr e l a t i o n 2. Vi s i t a d o c t o r o r h e a l t h c a r e p r o f e s s i o n a l f o r e x a m i n a t i o na s t o t h e s i g n i fi c a n c e o f t h e i n j u r i e s a n d t h e c o n s e q u e n c e s o f t h e s o o na s p o s s i b l e , r e g a r d l e s s o f t h e s e v e r i t yo f y o u r i n j u r i e s . a c c i d e n t o nt h e i n j u r e d p e r s o n ’ s d a i l y a c t i v i t i e s . 3 . No t i f yt h e p r o p e r a u t h o r i t i e s . 8 . Fi n d o u t t h e s t a t u t e o f l i m i t a t i o n s f o r fi l i n g a p e r s o n a l i n j u r y l a i mi ny o u r s t a t e . 4. Pr e v e n t y o u r c l a i mf r o mb e i n g t h r o w no u t d u e t o l a c k o f c e v i d e n c e b yr e c o r d i n g a s m a n y o f t h e s p e c i fi c s o f t h e a c c i d e n t t h a t y o u c a nr e c a l l . 5 . Pr o t e c t a n y t h i n g t h a t m a y i d e n t i f yw h o w a s a t f a u l t , i n c l u d i n g t o r nc l o t h i n g , a m a i m e d c a r o r d a m a g e d p r o p e r t y .

9 . Co n s i d e r s e t t l i n g y o u r p e r s o n a l i n j u r yc l a i mi ns m a l l c l a i m s c o u r t . 1 0. Co n t e s t a n y s e t t l e m e n t o f f e r f r o mt h e i n s u r a n c e c o m p a n y i f y o u t h i n k t h e c o m p e n s a t i o ns h o u l d b e h i g h e r .


Gun Violence Crime Personal Injury Claim (USA)  

Violent crime related to gangs or organized crime is highest in the Americans, particularly Central America.

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