WHEN SHOULD YOU HIRE A LAWYER FOR A CAR CRASH?
Jan. 17, 2022
Hiring a lawyer for a car crash is not always necessary. There are an estimated 5.5 million car accidents in the country every year. Only a portion of those requires legal assistance. These tips can help you determine if you need to call a lawyer after a car crash.
CALL IF YOU AREN'T SURE
It's always better to give us a call than to find out later down the road that you should have called an attorney. If you were in a car crash and don't know if you need legal representation, schedule an appointment with a lawyer to see how they can help you.
THERE WAS AN INJURY
Anytime a person sustains an injury during a car accident, it's important to contact a lawyer. A lawyer can help you get the highest settlement from insurance companies, and help you navigate through the complicated process of heading to court if necessary.
YOUR CAR SUFFERED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGES
It's important to have legal representation if there is serious damage to your vehicle. Insurance companies are only required to cover a certain amount. There is a specific process to follow in order to file a claim, too. An attorney can help you file a claim, understand how to receive compensation, and can make sure that you take the steps necessary to receive the right amount to fix your car.
YOU SUFFERED A LOSS
If you experienced any type of loss due to a car accident, a lawyer can help you get the compensation that you deserve. This can include the cost of a rental car, lost wages, legal fees, a tow bill, and other expenses that you may have after a car crash.
YOU WERE AT FAULT
When you were at fault during an accident, it's important to contact a lawyer for advice. Other drivers may attempt to coerce you into paying them cash instead of filing an insurance claim or you may be confused as to what your rights are. Having a lawyer to call can give you peace of mind and make sure that all of your questions get answered.
Insurance companies and the driver at fault may not be on your side. Contact our attorneys today to make sure that you have someone in your corner.