Motor vehicle collisions is the most scary experience of a persons life. The uncertainty that comes with being injured in an accident is even more daunting. The inability to control the situation coupled with other anxiety makes the situation worse. Then comes, the rehabilitation, medical bills, loss of earnings, your family responsibility. At this point in time it seems to much for one person to handle.
This is the situation many thousands of our clients have found themselves in. Our clients had injuries ranging from, back and neck whiplash, to serious brain injury. The last thing on their mind was the legal battle for just compensation. That’s why they chose us because that could focus on their recovery.
Most likely there will be a million and one questions running through your head. Must I sign the insurance forms? When do I need to hire an attorney? Will my medical bills be covered?
The importance of choosing an experienced and trusted personal injury attorney cannot be understated. Being tied up in red tape to get fair compensation after a collision is a battle. And having to fight that battle without the right equipment would mean under-settlement of your claim. After the injury the real work begins. Your focus should be on obtaining medical treatment and recovery. There is no aftermarket parts for your body. Having a qualified attorney prepared to fight while you recover is a must.
Insurance adjusters waste no time in calling after an accident. It is in their best interest to settle your claim quickly. The amount of pressure placed on you to sign is immense. You will not be in the right frame of mind, to fully appreciate the consequences of the offer. It is essential that you take time, inform them you will call them later and not sign any paperwork. Call your attorney and give the insurance adjuster details so that they can liaises with the attorney.
This helps you focus on rehabilitation whilst the attorney experienced in personal injury can assess your situation. They will take into account your injury and future treatment. The current costs of your medical bills, loss of earnings, rehabilitation. They will also look to assist in the actual loss suffered to your vehicle. All these factors contribute to your calculation of your claim. You will be provided a plan and process to document everything required to present a claim to the insurance company.
And in this way save yourself thousands of dollars and hours of stress. You will be able to get back to recovery and eventually full health and be fairly compensated for the trauma and loss caused.