If you’ve been injured in an accident, this book will make the difference in determining how much you are compensated for your injuries. It contains sample forms and valuable advice on matters such as: what to do immediately after an accident; retaining a lawyer; what type of medical treatment you should seek; dealing with insurance companies; settlement negotiations; and going to court. This edition provides step-by-step instructions on pursuing a personal injury case without formal representation by an attorney. Information regarding various letters and the order in which they are sent is included. Information is made even more understandable with the inclusion of sample letters from real-life cases. Up-to-date, easy-to-use blank forms are also included.