What Every Lawyer Knows (And You Don’t): The Top 5 Secrets About Personal Injury Lawsuits in Florida
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From the start of your personal injury case, before you had ever hired an attorney, you were probably dealing with the insurance company rather than the other person who caused the accident. Whether it was to discuss payment of your medical bills or repairing the damage to your vehicle, these matters were almost certainly handled by the insurance company. Most likely, the only contact you had with the person who caused the crash was at the accident scene before the police arrived.
You then hire a lawyer, given your concerns with ongoing problems from your injuries and/or working with the insurance company. Your case reaches the point where settlement negotiations with the insurance company take place. Clearly, it is again the insurance company that is determining how much money is being offered and not the person who had caused the accident.
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