Understanding Personal Injury Law

Understanding Personal Injury Law

How A Car Accident Injury Lawyer Helps In A Time Of Need

Celina Nichols

When a serious car accident happens, it can leave a driver with a lot of problems. If you aren't at fault for the car accident you were involved in, these are problems that should be remedied as fairly and quickly as the law allows. Sometimes, however, insurance companies and the driver who is at fault may not want to deal with you fairly. If you don't know what your options are from a legal standpoint, you won't be able to act in your best interest. This is why people need competent lawyers. There are a couple of important ways a car accident injury lawyer helps in your time of need.

No Cost to Get the Help Needed

When you are already overwhelmed by bills and debt resulting from an accident, the last thing you need is expensive legal fees. This is why most injury lawyers give their clients a financial break. Instead of an upfront retainer, you will be able to have any legal fees paid out of any settlement that you receive. By signing a contingency fee agreement, your lawyer can start immediately to evaluate your case, gather evidence on your behalf, and determine how much your case may be valued. While the lawyer will get a percentage of what you are awarded, most injury victims still receive far more than they would have if they tried to negotiate with the insurance company on their own.

No Time Wasted on Negotiations

While you may need help during the process of making a case, the vast majority of accident cases are settled within a matter of weeks. Your lawyer will be able to obtain all evidence from the other side and present a legally sound case during settlement talks. This will include an accurate legal evaluation of what your case will cost the insurance companies. Most of these negotiations can be done without taking much of your time. Your lawyer will prepare demand letters, make settlement calls, and possibly work out a settlement that doesn't require any kind of court appearance. 

It is true, the legal process can be stressful. It's far less difficult with an expert on your side who knows how to deal with other lawyers and the court system. If you are struggling to pay your bills and deal with your injuries, you do deserve to be properly compensated for your damages. That is what a good lawyer does for you.

To get started, contact a legal office in your area such as Bernstein & Bernstein.


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Understanding Personal Injury Law

About a year ago, I was left dealing with injuries sustained during a serious car accident. I was worried that I would never be the same, so I decided to start looking into ways to make things right. After thinking about the wreck, I realized that since it wasn't my fault, I shouldn't be left with all of the medical expenses. I decided that I needed to look into things a little further, and I decided to file a personal injury lawsuit. My lawyer helped me to come to grips with the extent of my injuries and helped me to make things right. This blog is all about understanding personal injury lawsuits.