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Three Things That Keep Personal Injury Victims From Pursuing Their Cases

At Get Me Justice, we are adamant that each and every person in the Sunshine State who has been victimized in a vehicle crash or slip and fall should aggressively pursue his or her rights.

However, we also know that there are many factors that have prevented people from pursuing their accident cases in the past. Some go through the mind of accident victims very commonly.

If you are wondering whether or not to pursue your case, the best thing to do is talk directly to a lawyer. However, by educating yourself, you position yourself to make an informed decision.

In that spirit, let’s look at some of the most common reasons people don’t pursue their case:

1) The Feeling That It “Wasn’t So Bad” Or That They Should “Tough It Out”

To make a long story short, nobody really wants to go to court — neither you nor the person or entity who might have contributed to your accident. However, it’s not always obvious right away what the implications of an accident may be. A comparatively minor injury could affect your life for years or be much worse than it seemed at first, leading to major medical bills.

2) Desire To Avoid A “Long And Drawn Out” Court Case

This goes back to the point above. The truth is that nobody really wants to fight a long battle in court, but the onus to avoid this is on the person or persons responsible for the accident. When the responsibility falls on a business or public entity, it’s very typical for them to make a deal out of court — however, a reasonable settlement can only be obtained with the help of a good lawyer.

3) Concerns That They Might Have Been Personally Responsible For The Accident

Sometimes, accidents just happen. It’s important to distinguish between these “no fault” issues and accidents that were actually caused by, or made substantially more likely by, the behavior of another person. Even if you sincerely believe that no one is at fault, or that you shoulder the blame yourself, there are aspects to the law that might give you a different perspective.

Insurance companies often “strong arm” accident victims, and accident victims who walk away from the opportunity to pursue a case could find themselves on the hook for tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills — or even more.

In many ways, pursuing a case truly is the “defensive” option.

Don’t Let These Mistakes Stop You From Pursuing Your Legal Rights

Here at Get Me Justice, our senior attorneys have been working with accident victims for longer than practically any comparable law firm in Florida. Our record of success speaks volumes.

We understand that there are many challenges you may have to face before you even make the decision to call on a lawyer, and that your search doesn’t always end with the first call you make.

We firmly believe that you should never rely on a website or any other form of advertisement in order to select your lawyer: Instead, get the facts directly from those who will work for you.

All around the Sunshine State, your friends and neighbors have had their rights protected by Get Me Justice. If you’ve recently been in an accident, it’s your turn to work with our team.

Give us a call today no matter whether you’re in Bradenton, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, or Venice. We begin with a thorough review of your case so you understand the next steps we will take.

It’s never too soon to call a lawyer after an accident. We look forward to hearing from you.

Attorney David Goldman has a strong belief that everyone should be treated fairly and those with the means should do what they can to bring justice in all areas of our society. That belief has led him to help Florida's injured from being taken advantage of by corporations and insurance companies. Since 1989 David Goldman has been fighting for the rights of Floridians both as an attorney and by personally supporting our community.

Three Things That Keep Personal Injury Victims From Pursuing Their Cases

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