Van Dyke Law, LLC’s Connecticut and Massachusetts personal injury lawyer has handled numerous wrongful death matters, and represented many individuals injured in automobile and motorcycle accidents, as the result of a fall, from a dog bite, and those otherwise injured as the result of someone’s negligence. Representative injuries include scarring, knee, back, neck, collarbone, bone and joint, eye, orthopedic, spinal cord, brain, head and other injuries. Van Dyke Law, LLC’s Connecticut and Massachusetts personal injury lawyer handles catastrophic and life-altering injuries, as well as soft tissue injuries resulting from low impact accidents.
Prior to and after filing a lawsuit, Van Dyke Law, LLC’s Connecticut and Massachusetts personal injury lawyer thoroughly investigate personal injury claims, obtains information relating to culpable parties, the injuries, and, ultimately, case value. We meet to discuss case value, including the results of other similar cases that have been taken to a verdict by our firm as well as by other attorneys. The information is then used to determine the fair value of a matter. We also analyze the facts of other similar cases to identify trends and issues resulting in favorable, and unfavorable, verdicts. Our research allows us to either present a case to the jury from a position of strength or engage in serious pre-trial settlement discussions. Van Dyke Law, LLC’s Connecticut and Massachusetts personal injury lawyer handles cases in both state and federal court.
Van Dyke Law, LLC’s Connecticut and Massachusetts personal injury lawyer often attempts to obtain fair value for a case prior to filing a lawsuit. A settlement may occur just months after an initial consultation, or could take a number or years. If appropriate, we recommend and participate in early Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) such as mediation and/or arbitration, to facilitate settlement. If a choice is made not to settle, we will file suit and prepare for a jury trial to obtain the best possible result for our clients.
Van Dyke Law, LLC’s Connecticut and Massachusetts personal injury lawyer also looks into the various insurance policies covering individuals. If the person responsible for the accident does not have adequate insurance, an injured party may be able to collect under their own insurance policy, the policy of a relative they reside with, or even insurance from both divorced parents living apart from one another. These claims result from contractual obligations in the company’s Under Insured Motorists/Uninsured Motorists (UIM) provisions in the policy. Contact our West Hartford, Glastonbury, or Enfield office today for your initial free consultation.