Top 5 Advantages of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney After a Car Accident
Your actions immediately after a car accident may prove pivotal, if not decisive, when seeking compensation. Many victims of car accidents caused by negligent drivers suffer serious personal injury, incur steep medical bills, and have to contend with lost wages. The process of recovering compensation can be long and arduous for victims, With the help of a seasoned personal injury attorney, you can obtain a judgment after trial, or receive a fair settlement without being taken advantage of by your insurance company.
Knowing How Much Your Claim is Worth
Most people have no idea how much money their personal injury claim is worth. Calculating the worth of a personal injury claim involves more than inputting numbers into a program—it requires an analysis of your injuries, understanding how insurance companies operate, assigning a value to your pain and suffering, and trying a case, or negotiating a settlement. Leverage an attorney’s tools and experience to maximize your settlement.
Understanding of the Legal Process
Legal procedures involving notification, negotiation, and litigation are very complex—and a seasoned lawyer knows exactly how to navigate this system. Your lack of legal expertise could cost you thousands of dollars on your settlement, all because of a technicality or an error in filing forms.
Improving Your Odds
Fighting your insurance company alone is fighting an uphill battle with no weapons. Insurance companies representative are in a superior negotiating position, have more legal knowledge and bargaining power than you do, and they will do their best to get you to take the lowest settlement possible. An experienced personal injury attorney is familiar with the claims process and can ensure that your interests are protected.
Help From a Motivated Professional
Many personal injury attorneys work on a contingency basis, meaning that they don’t charge you unless you receive a settlement. I am no different. I don't get paid until you do, and the more you get the more I get. Our interests are in perfect alignment. Not only are you working with an knowledgeable legal practitioner, but your attorney will also be determined to get you the highest settlement possible.
According to the Insurance Resource Council, parties who are represented by counsel net about 3.5 times more money from personal injury settlements than those without representation.
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