How Do Pre-Existing Conditions Affect Personal Injury Cases?
Posted on Aug. 31 2020 in Car Accident Information,Personal Injury Cases
Anytime a person sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of somebody else, they should be able to recover compensation through an insurance settlement or a personal injury lawsuit. However, securing this compensation is not always easy. Insurance carriers often put up significant resistance to paying out legitimate claims, and one of the tactics they may use to deny a claim or lower a settlement amount is to say that the injury victim had a pre-existing condition. Why would a pre-existing condition matter? In theory, it should not matter whether or not a person has a pre-existing condition if somebody else has caused them harm. However, it