Personal Injury - When to Call a Lawyer for Help after a Car Accident

Most drivers will be involved in a car accident of some sort during their lifetimes, although many of these are not serious. However, if you find that you've been injured in an auto accident due to the negligence of another driver, you will need to figure out the course of action. Unfortunately, the other driver's car insurance company may not cover your medical bills in their entirety, which can saddle you with debt through no fault of your own. The big insurance companies have law teams at their disposal who have experience with minimizing settlement claims in personal injury cases, so if you challenge them on your own you may find that you are at a disadvantage.

To help ensure that you receive adequate compensation for your injuries, it's a good idea to think about calling a personal injury attorney. It's helpful to explore all of the different situations in which you might want to hire a legal professional to help you. For example, if you have been seriously injured to the point where there will be need for on-going care or long-term repercussions, this is a good reason to ensure that your settlement will cover these costs. If the other driver was uninsured or underinsured, you will also need an attorney on your side to help you get the funds you need to cover your bills.

In some cases, it's unclear which driver is at fault. If this fact is disputed at all, it's best to hire a lawyer who is experienced with personal injury suits. Another situation that could lead to the need to consult with a lawyer before taking action is if the claims adjuster is trying to pressure you into a quick settlement. Be sure to weigh all of your options before you agree to any settlement, and realize that it's better to wait for a longer period of time and get a fair settlement than to opt for fast cash.

It's worth seeking legal advice from a professional to be sure that your personal injury settlement is fair and adequate. If you've been injured through no fault of your own, the bills can really add up over time, even for relatively minor injuries. A lawyer will be able to help you navigate through the sometimes confusing world of insurance claims, to help you get the money you're owed. This will help take some of the sting out of your injuries.


 

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I used Michael Babboni and his paralegal, Nicole Moore for a legal matter. They went above and beyond my expectations. During the entire process there was constant communication with both Michael and Nicole. They were extremely organized and on top of my case, which I am very grateful for. Michael truly had my best interests at heart and he was very genuine. I plan on referring Michael to all family and friends and will continue to use him in the future.

I dealt most with Mr. Fernandez. I didn’t know a lot about this process. He took the time to speak with me individually, in person, to explain everything. It was very helpful to actually know and understand the process and what to expect. He closed my case quickly, which was nice that it was not prolonged! I appreciated his hard work and getting me what I felt I deserved after my car accident. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs an honest and reliable lawyer to assist you with your case!

I hired Mr. Walsh after an automobile accident this past March. He and his entire staff were extremely professional. They kept me informed every step of the way and settled my case in a timely manner. Thank you so much for your help.

 

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