Usually, a car crash involving serious or long-term injuries requires a lawyer to get the desired results. A personal injury attorney one who is highly knowledgeable about the relevant laws and procedural regulations that could affect your case.
A number of questions that arise about car accidents are as follows:
- Who is wrong?
- Who paid for the damage to my car?
- Who will pay for my medical bills?
- How much should I earn for pain and suffering?
- Can I ask the insurance company to reimburse me for the lost salary?
While this may be your first time dealing with the ins and outs of an accident claim, injury attorneys have handled all kinds of claims and a wide variety of insurance companies. They have experience obtaining the evidence needed to support your claim, including gathering police reports, witness statements, medical records and bills, and information about lost jobs and wages.
If it’s your fault, then you can’t claim for personal injury, but you may still need legal advice, especially if someone else involved in the accident makes a claim on your insurance if they are injured. Seek legal advice to protect your position of financial and legal responsibility.
If injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, A lawyer is your gateway to finding treatments, financial assistance, and benefits that will speed up your recovery.
They can help you get the following from the negligent or their insurance company:
- Advance payment, eg. taxi to the hospital
- Household care
- Equipment and adaptations to make your life easier, as you recover, i.e. wheelchair, ramps at home
- Initial personal medical care eg physiotherapy
- Set back to work flexibly
- Retraining, if necessary, will give you access to future jobs.
If both parties cannot agree on who is responsible for the accident, the extent of the injury caused, or the assessment of compensation.
You may have to provide evidence, perhaps together with one or more of your experts. Your attorney will explain court procedures if a trial is likely.
An attorney can notify you of any time limits (called the statute of limitations) that could prevent you from filing a lawsuit against the wrong driver.
An attorney will also be able to tell you about any special exceptions to the statute of limitations – for minors, for example.
You have life and you have to live it. Maybe you have a job, or a family to take care of, maybe you are a student with classes and exams. Everyone has a responsibility, so when you get hurt from someone else’s driving, you don’t have to take the responsibility of handling the case yourself. It doesn’t cost you a fortune to have a trained professional handle every aspect of your car accident case. All you have to worry about is caring for your injuries and handling your responsibilities. Let the auto accident attorney handle everything else.