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4 Reasons You Need To Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer

No one starts out their day thinking about getting hurt. Unfortunately, a good day can turn into a bad day for a number of painful reasons. Motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall injuries, and even animal attacks can cause injuries that require more than just a band aid.

Getting What You Deserve

If you’ve been hurt as a result of someone’s negligence, you’re entitled to receive compensation for your damages. While you might be thinking only of the medical bills that you’re acquiring, you’re also entitled to lost wages, required therapeutic treatments, and even emotional trauma. But it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to recover the amount that you deserve without the help of a personal injury lawyer.

Insurance companies are not in the business of friendship. Their goal is to settle with the lowest amount that they can get away with. While this may cover some of your expenses, but it won’t cover all of them, and you’ll be left with a lasting injury to your body, your brain, and your wallet.

4 Reasons Why

If you’ve been hurt in any type of accident due to the fault of someone else, here are 4 reasons why you should contact a personal injury lawyer to help you.

  • They have experience. Personal injury lawyers have knowledge of the law, understand how insurance companies work, and have plenty of past case history. Experience in the field is the top advantage that a legal professional has over a layperson trying to do research on their own.
  • They don’t usually charge upfront fees. Most personal injury lawyers work on a contingency basis, meaning that you don’t pay them until you win your case. The attorney fee will come out of the settlement money they obtained for you, and if they don’t win, you don’t owe them anything.
  • They save you time and energy. Personal injury claims take a lot of work. There are piles of paperwork and yards of red tape. Requests for records and information can take up a lot of valuable time. A personal injury lawyer will take over these duties so that you can feel less stress, and focus on feeling better and healing.
  • They can improve the chances of a good outcome. In any lawsuit, criminal or civil, a person has the right to choose to represent themselves. This might be okay in a small claims court, but it’s not okay in an important case such as a personal injury claim. Negotiating with insurance companies is never going to get you very far, but a personal injury lawyer knows what to ask for and how to get it. Plus, they can guide you to ensure that you don’t inadvertently do anything that can prevent you from recovering the maximum settlement.

Don’t let your bad day get even worse by forgoing professional help in a personal injury claim. Seek the assistance of a knowledgeable and reputable lawyer who can help see your case through to a very good end.

Stephen M. Fernandez developed a strong belief in justice and fairness in public policy while earning his Political Science degree prior to attending law school. Since joining the Florida Bar Association in 2004, Stephen Fernandez has combined his background in public policy, business administration and civil law to serve as a highly effective trial lawyer fighting for Florida's injured, working hard every day to make sure his clients get what they are owed.

4 Reasons You Need To Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer

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