Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do I need an attorney?
2. Am I entitled to compensation?
3. Who is responsible for medical bills?
4. What about vehicle damage?
5. What are your office hours?
6. How do I make an appointment to meet with Mr. Hall?
7. If I am homebound, or in the hospital, would Mr. Hall still be able to meet with me?
8. What should I do to prepare for my first appointment?
9. How will I be charged?
10. Is parking readily available near your office?

Q. Do I need an attorney?

A. When you are involved in an auto accident, you need an attorney who will be on your side to protect your legal rights and guide you through the often complex legal system. You have been through enough stress. Gain the confidence necessary to move forward by turning to James P. Hall. As your attorney, I will sort through the accident details, determine your best legal strategy, and help you get the compensation you deserve. The issues you should seek legal advie on include:
        • Vehicle repairs
        • Medical bills
        • Lost wages
        • Pain and suffering
        • Permanent injuries

Q. Am I entitled to compensation?

A. If you sustain injuries in an auto accident, you may be entitled to a monetary award for your pain and suffering as well as your disability and permanency resulting from the accident. Your physical injuries and emotional distress can impair your daily living, employment and your enjoyment of life. To ensure you receive full and adequate compensation, it is impportant that you consult with an attorney. I will explain your legal rights, create a strategic plan, and represent your interests.

Q.Who is responsible for medical bills?

A. Personal injury Protection (PIP) benefits or "No-Fault" insurance through your insurance company will cover your medical bills and lost wages incurred for the first two years after the accident. Those benefits include the following:
        • Prescriptions/medications
        • Emergency room visits
        • Physical Therapy
        • Ambulance service
        • Doctor visits
        • Nursing care
        • Chiropractic care
        • Surgery
        • Medical devices

Q. What about vehicle damage?

A. If an accident results in vehicle damage, it is important to know what your insurance will cover. I will inform you on how insurance companies determine whether a vehicle is totaled or repairable. I will advise you on how to ensure you receive fair market value for your vehicle.

Q. What are your office hours?

A. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Arrangements can be made for evening appointments or appointments out of my office upon request.

Q. How do I make an appointment to meet with Mr. Hall?

A. Please contact my office at 302-655-4200 to schedule an appointment. When you contact my office please indicate that you would like to schedule an appointment and please be prepared to provide a brief description of the matter you would like to discuss.

Q. If I am homebound, or in the hospital, would Mr. Hall still be able to meet with me?

A. Yes, arrangements can be made to schedule appointments out of the office.

Q. What should I do to prepare for my first appointment?

A. In order to make your appointment as productive as possible, please bring a copy of any paper work you received from the insurance company, police department and medical providers to the initial meeting.

Q. How will I be charged?

A. My office represents clients on a contingency fee basis. The nature of the contingency agreement will be discussed at the initial conference and charges for legal services will be established at the initial consultation.

Q. Is parking readily available near your office?

A. Free on site parking is available.

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