FAQ

Should I call a lawyer?
Yes. Don’t be afraid. Stanley Pasternak will speak to you personally. Your consultation is free. He will listen to you. He will advise you of your legal rights. He will tell you about the strengths of your claim.

The insurance adjuster told me I don’t need a lawyer. Should I get one?
Yes. The insurance adjuster knows the insurance company is better off if you don’t have a lawyer. The insurance adjuster knows that your lawyer will fight to get you more money than you could get yourself.

How long will my case take to complete?
Each case is different. Each case has twists and turns. A less complicated claim might be completed in a year or so. More complicated cases with more serious injuries can take 3 or 4 years or more. Fast settlements are often bad settlements. The healing process after a serious injury can take several years. Only then can we properly determine the value of your claim.

What kinds of accidents might make me eligible for compensation?
Any kind of accident that that results in injury or death.  Some examples are:
- Car accidents
- Slip and fall
- Biking accidents
- Boating accidents

How much compensation can I expect to receive for my injury?
The amount of compensation awarded varies depending on a number of factors such as the seriousness of the injuries, the value of the loss of income, loss of household services, medical and therapy expenses, impact of the injuries on other family members, etc.