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When Should You Contact a Personal Injury Attorney?

— December 2, 2022

If you have been injured in an accident, it may be beneficial for you to seek help from an attorney as you pursue your claim. This is especially true if your crash involved property damage and serious injuries, it is important to consider taking a personal injury attorney’s assistance so that you may receive the compensation you deserve.

An attorney will review your case thoroughly to determine who is at fault for the accident and how they can prove it to win your case. It can be an overwhelming and stressful time to navigate the legal process on your own, so having an attorney who is experienced with these types of cases can be beneficial.

In addition, getting the full and proper amount of compensation for your injuries to cover your medical bills, time missed from work, pain and suffering and related costs can be necessary for financial survival. The financial burden of an injury can be overwhelming, and having a personal injury attorney fighting for you can help you get the best possible outcome for your case.

Some of the reasons to contact an attorney in your area are as follows:

  • If you have sustained severe injuries that have caused severe restrictions in your life;
  • If you find it difficult to negotiate with the insurance company in pursuit of compensation for your serious injuries;
  • If you are unable to understand what types of compensation are available and need help in acquiring it;
  • If you require guidance regarding how to determine the value of your lost time at work, medical expenses, and suffering and pain after the accident;
  • If the motorcycle accident has resulted in permanent disfigurement or disability;
  • If the accident caused you to suffer from paralysis, amputation, or any other issues that bring lifelong repercussions (such as traumatic brain injury);
  • If you incurred any other injury that has limited your daily activities and enjoyment and prevented you from returning to your former capacity;
  • If the insurance company is denying you the compensation that you expected and your claim is denied;
  • If the insurance company is utilizing tactics to reduce your compensation.

An experienced attorney can be an asset in helping you receive the maximum compensation for your injuries. They can help you navigate the complexities of the legal system and make sure that you get the fair settlement you deserve. They can provide advice and ensure that all of your legal rights are protected in court.

They can also provide other resources such as support groups and counselors who can provide additional support after an injury. A personal injury attorney will have a vast array of knowledge to help you get back on your feet and is committed to helping you seek the maximum compensation for your suffering.

A lawyer will take you through all the steps involved in filing your case and make sure that your rights are kept safe. They will evaluate your case and start by gathering evidence and talking to witnesses, building a strong case for you. They will be there with you every step of the way, helping you through the stressful process of litigation.

Gavel on copy of lawsuit; image by Wirestock, via
Gavel on copy of lawsuit; image by Wirestock, via

A lawyer will have the expertise on how to best present your case in court and negotiate a settlement between you and the other party. It is important to consult with a lawyer early on if you were injured in an accident, so they can begin the process of gathering evidence as soon as possible. It is important because the more time that passes, the weaker your case can become due to forgotten details or lost evidence.

It is also important to be aware of the statute of limitations on filing a claim, as you do not want to miss the deadline. It means that you have a limited amount of time in which to file your claim, or else it could be dismissed and you would not receive any compensation. The statute of limitation may vary from state-to-state, so be sure to consult a lawyer who is knowledgeable about the laws in your area.

Remember that every case is different and can require specific strategies and legal know-how, so make sure that you have a qualified lawyer to guide you through the process.

At The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, our injury and accident attorneys and staff know the law and can help you determine whether you have a case. Consultations are always free, so give us a call today!

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