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Contact An Auto Accident Lawyer When Insurers Aren’t Playing Fair

A car has basically become a necessity for people today. Well, some more so than others. For example, residents of big cities have loads of public transportation options available to them. Heck, they can even call a taxi or order an Uber if need be. Still, though, owning a vehicle is sweet, as a driver can just get in it and go whenever they want.

Meanwhile, cars are must-have items for persons who reside in rural areas. Why? Well, since they live away from stores, schools, and lots of other things, these individuals need the ride to get from place to place. Of course, there is always the option of walking or riding a bike, but when the destination is 45 to 60 miles away, the venture would be nearly impossible and seem to drag on and on and on.

Regardless of where somebody lives, or how far they travel, if they get behind the wheel from time to time, a car crash could become part of the equation. Research shows that most auto accidents happen close to home. In fact, an article published on states that less than 1-percent of incidents occur more than 50 miles from a person’s house. So, keep this tidbit in mind and keep your head on a swivel whenever you take a short trip.

Auto Accidents Cause Nasty Injuries

The stats seem to vary as per how many incidents take place in the United States each year. However, according to the Driver Knowledge website, the number is estimated to be around 6 million. Additionally, the page reveals that approximately 3 million people obtain injuries in the episodes. No car accident is the same, and, as such, not all participants will become hurt in the same way. Some of the common wounds that motorists sustain, include, but are not limited to…

• Burns
• Traumatic Brain Injury
• Fractures And Broken Bones
• Paralysis
• Loss of Limbs

Recovering from these conditions is often easier said than done because of financial hardships. The individual often misses a substantial amount of work, has to receive medical care, and purchase prescriptions. Plus, regular bills for things like rent, car note, and lights continue to come in. They don’t simply stop because a person is injured.

An Auto Accident Lawyer May Be Able To Help

If you believe that you are not to blame in any way, shape, or fashion, and the other at-fault party’s insurance company is giving you the runaround, feel free to give our office a call to schedule a free consultation. Our team is familiar with the unfair practices used by insurers, and we will do everything in our power to ensure that you get the compensation that you deserve. What can an attorney do?

The professionals can collect witness statements, police reports, surveillance camera footage, and more to build a robust and persuasive case. Insurers will know that you mean business upon hiring our firm. So, don’t get taken advantage of in a vulnerable state. Instead, put a proven commodity in your corner to fight on your behalf.

It is important to remember that not legal firms are created equal. In many instances, our lawyers get the insurance companies to settle outside of court. They don’t want to take the chance of having to pay out even more by letting us getting our injured client in front of a jury. Yet, if the courtroom is the only option, we have the resources to take the case the distance too. Victims shouldn’t be held liable for recovery bills that someone else caused. Allow us the opportunity to resolve the issue by recovering a fair settlement so that you don’t run into money woes in the long run.

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.

Contact An Auto Accident Lawyer When Insurers Aren’t Playing Fair

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