Dangerous looking car – Could this be an Uninsured Motorist? – Image by Christian Ferrari Often a personal injury lawyer will handle a car accident when the at-fault other driver was uninsured. This is called an uninsured motorist claim. The defendant is your own insurance company. The general statute of limitations for an uninsured motorist [...]
Car Accident Attorney
A car accident attorney presents claims that are very common, and some of those accidents can result in serious injuries. Serious vehicle accidents can have devastating effects on the victims. Some are disabled, some are seriously injured. Car accidents are a leading cause of death for Americans. Drunk driving can injure or kill innocent victims. So can driving while distracted by text messaging or a cell phone. Speeding or general carelessness causes many motor vehicle accidents.
Car accident attorney will deal with the insurance adjuster
It can be difficult for the average person to get justice from a huge insurance company or a big corporation. These opponents have resources to spend money on skilled adjusters and lawyers.
You and your family can be deeply affected by the injuries. Your daily activities can be restricted and income is lost. The marriage can be stressed by the consequences of the injuries.
You will be contacted by an insurance adjuster. You may not know how to handle this.
Before you talk with the insurance adjuster, you should talk with a personal injury lawyer. Your lawyer will have experience in handling just this situation.
If you sign up with a car accident lawyer, your lawyer will remove stress by dealing with the insurance adjusters. The goal is to get you a good financial outcome to make up for what happenend.
Your consultation with your car accident attorney will be free. You will have a chance to hear how your case will be handled, and a preliminary evaluation.
Your personal injury lawyer will start to build the presentation that shows the other party was negligent. This is sometimes as simple as showing the traffic law that was broken.
For the insurance adjuster to make a good offer, it will be necessary to get the medical records about the injury. For most cases my office will get a letter opinion from the treating physician.
Seeking advice from a personal injury lawyer experienced in evaluating damages is necessary. Otherwise, a low offer could be accepted.
Preserve the evidence
The evidence in auto accidents can be transitory. You need to move quickly to preserve evidence. Photographs will help later in enforcing your right to compensation.
If you have been involved in an automotive accident, contact us. We are here to listen to your questions, advise you about your rights, and take the steps that will result in justice.
What to do Next
If you just want some information, you are welcome to request the free memo (it arrives quickly by email) on personal injury claims. See the signup box on the top right of this page. Reading the information will help you get comfortable about the process.
When you are ready for a conversation about your case, contact us for a free and no-obligation conference. You should speak to a car accident attorney promptly, because there are time limits. We can speak in person (this is usually better) or we can speak by telephone if you are not able to travel. Speaking with a car accident attorney about your vehicle accident is an important step toward a good financial recovery.
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