A lawyer will protect your best interests.
Many people who have been involved in a car accident make the common mistake of thinking that because they have car insurance, they don’t need a lawyer. After all, they pay a hefty premium each month or year for the benefit of insurance. Why pay a lawyer when the insurance company is supposed to pay them what they are owed for an accident?
But what people may not have considered is that even if they have top-of-the-line car insurance, the insurance company isn’t really on their side. After all, insurance companies are a business — a for-profit business — and they are not necessarily here to make sure that they get the most money after an accident. Instead, the first offer that they receive from the insurance company — either their own or the other person’s — will rarely be for the full amount of damages. In fact, it will may not even be enough to cover their medical bills, property damage, and other expenses.
Insurance companies employ a number of very well-trained experts whose sole job is to make sure that they pay as little as possible on claims. These specially trained employees may include claims adjusters, investigators, and attorneys. They may interview witnesses, get statements from the parties involved, and hire experts in an attempt to reduce claims. Any statement that people make to the insurance company can be used against them to hurt their claim and reduce the total amount of compensation that they receive.
If you’ve been involved in a car accident, having your own car accident attorney can mean the difference between getting barely enough to cover your losses — or even being in the hole after an accident — and obtaining a full recovery, often with enough left over to ensure that you can cover ongoing medical expenses. A lawyer is required to act in your best interests, and an experienced personal injury attorney will help make sure that you get the highest possible level of compensation for your accident.
Personal injury cases can be complex, involving tricky factual scenarios, complicated medical diagnoses, and different layers of legal liability. A car accident attorney who has handled thousands of cases knows how to navigate these types of complex matters. Best of all, your attorney can stand up to insurance companies—as a resourceful car accident attorney will have the knowledge and skill to fight back against the insurance companies who are attempting to minimizing your claim.
Simply having insurance — or the other driver having insurance — is not enough to guarantee that you will have adequate coverage for your injuries after a car accident. A skilled car accident attorney will fully investigate your case, and will put together the best possible case for damages. Your lawyer will fight for you and make sure that you get the money you need to move forward with your life after an accident.
If you have been hurt in a collision, the Law Offices of Larry H. Parker can help. We have represented more than 100,000 clients and have recovered more than $2 billion dollars on their behalf. Contact us today at 800-333-0000 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a free initial consultation. We never charge a fee unless we recover money for you!