Frequently Asked Questions

“I just have a few questions.  Can I talk to a lawyer without charge to get some answers?  That’s all I want right now.”
The answer is...
“Yes, absolutely!  Call anytime!”

Whether you’re just looking or already a client, we welcome your questions and the opportunity to explain things.  The entire process is likely foreign to you, and we realize that.  In fact, many people we have represented in the past never hired a lawyer before.  We will gladly answer questions you have and spend as much time with you as you need.  To help get you get started, here are some frequently asked questions with answers.


Personal Injury
Q:    When is the Right Time to Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer?
Q:    What is a Personal Injury?
Q:    Are There Different Types of Personal Injury Claims?

Q:    Do I Even Have a Personal Injury Case?
Q:    How Much Will I Have to Pay a Lawyer to Represent Me?
Q:    How Much is My Case Worth?

Q:    Who Will Pay My Medical Bills?
Q:    How Long Would it Take to Get a Settlement?
Q:    Can I Still Pursue a Claim If I was Partially at Fault for My Own Injuries?

Q:    Will I Have to Go to Trial?
Q:    How Long Will a Lawsuit Take?
Q:    Should I Give a Recorded Statement to the Other Driver’s Insurance Company?

Q:    Should I Sign a Medical Form Release for the Insurance Company?
Q:    Should I Accept the Insurance Company’s Settlement Offer?

Car Accidents
Q:    If I Have Been in a Car Accident, Do I Need a Lawyer?
Q:    How Much Would it Cost to Hire a Lawyer for a Car Accident?
Q:    What Types of Things Can I Be Compensated for After a Car Accident?

Q:    What Should I Do Right After a Car Accident?
Q:    What Should I Do in the Days Following My Car Accident?
Q:    Can I Sue the Driver of a Car I was a Passenger In?

Q:    Can I Sue a Relative If They Were Driving and Caused My Injuries?
Q:    Can I Sue My Husband if He Was Driving and Caused My Injuries?
Q:    Can I Sue My Wife if She Was Driving and Caused My Injuries?

Q:    Can I Still Bring a Claim If I Did Not Have My Seatbelt On?
Q:    What Should I Do If the Driver Who Hit Me Doesn’t Have Insurance?

Truck Accidents
Q:    What Can I Do to Protect Myself After an Accident with a Big Truck or Tractor-Trailer?
Q:    What To Do After You are in a Car Accident with a Tractor-Trailer?
Q:    What Should I do if Someone From the Trucking Company Calls Me Before I have Picked a Truck Accident Lawyer?

Q:    What Should I do in the Days Following a Truck Accident?
Q:    Who can be Sued in a Truck Accident Case?
Q:    How Long Do I Have to File a Lawsuit After a Truck Accident?

Q:    How Much Will It Cost to Hire a Lawyer For a Truck Accident?
Q:    Do I Even Need a Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyer?
Q:    Does My Lawyer Have Enough Experience?

Traumatic Brain Injury
Q:    What is a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI)?
Q:    What are the Symptoms of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI)?
Q:    Is a Concussion and a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury the Same Thing?

Q:    How Do I Know If I Have a Serious Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?
Q:    What Are Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries and What Are The Symptoms?
Q:    Are There Different Types of Head Injuries?

Q:    Are There Different Types of Brain Injuries?
Q:    What are Some Long-Term Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury?
Q:    What Doctor Should I See for a Brain Injury?

Q:    How Do Doctors Treat Traumatic Brain Injury?
Q:    What Doctors May Need to Be Involved to Treat a Traumatic Brain Injury?
Q:    Are There Differences in Brain Injuries to Children?

Wrongful Death
Q:    What Constitutes “Wrongful Death”?
Q:    Who Can Bring a wrongful Death Claim?
Q:    What Can You Sue for in a Wrongful Death Case?

Q:    How Will It cost to Hire a Lawyer for a Wrongful Death Case?
Q:    What is the Statute of Limitations in a Wrongful Death Case?
Q:    Should I Accept a Settlement From the Insurance Company?


The Law Offices of CHARLIE WATERS 

Representing the Seriously Injured & Victims of Wrongful Death Since 1981

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Information contained herein is intended to be informative only and does not constitute legal advice. Please consult an attorney if you feel you need legal counsel or guidance.