Author: Robert C. T. Reed, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney
Many personal injury cases resolve without requiring a lawsuit. In an ideal world, an injured person would simply submit a claim to the insurance company and then be able to negotiate a fair value to resolve the claim. Unfortunately, this is not always possible. Often insurance companies deny responsibility or make offers that are far less than what claims are worth. As a result, an injured person may need to file a lawsuit to obtain the compensation they deserve. In this post, I will provide a basic overview of what happens when you file a lawsuit in Circuit Court and the events that take place afterward.