Accidents happen, but the resulting physical and emotional damages can last for months or even years. Some victims will never make a full recovery. Costs related to these accidents can bankrupt a family. As long as the responsible party is insured, it is usually a question of how much and not if a recovery will be made.
We take personal injury cases on contingency with no out-of-pocket costs. If we don't recover you owe nothing. Only proper counsel will net you the damages you need to recover.
How Can I Strengthen My Personal Injury Case?
Many people assume that filing a personal injury claim is a fairly straightforward process. Unfortunately, this is far from true. A dispute can arise at any moment of the proceedings and derail your entire case. Even if you have strong evidence to prove fault, there’s no guarantee that the insurance company will cooperate and pay a fair settlement.
It’s wise to prepare for all eventualities by taking steps to strengthen your claim such as:
How Soon Should I Contact an Attorney?
After a serious injury, there are all sorts of concerns vying for your attention. You might have to complete a rigorous treatment program involving multiple doctor’s visits, surgeries, and physical therapy. You may have to find someone to cover your shifts at work, help with domestic duties, and assist with child care. With so much to do, it may be tempting to postpone your personal injury claim; however, failing to take immediate action could reduce your chances of obtaining a fair settlement.
You should contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. Specifically, it’s a good idea to consult an attorney immediately after you have undergone the first medical assessment, which should take place promptly after the accident.
Here are just some of the reasons why you should schedule the free legal consultation without delay:
How can I Increase the Chances of Recovering Fair Compensation?
Our legal team will handle the logistics of your case so you can focus on your health, family, and other important matters. We will gather evidence, build your claim, consult with relevant experts if necessary, and handle the other tasks involved in pursuing the settlement or verdict you deserve.
There are, however, some things you can do to improve the chances of securing a favorable outcome to your case. They include:
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