If you have been injured in an accident, it has likely had a huge impact on your life. Not only may you be prevented from working or enjoying your normal hobbies, but you also are likely to have a stack of medical bills that need to be paid as soon as possible. Unfortunately, being unable to work doesn’t allow you to have an excess of funds. During this difficult time, it is important to have as much support from friends and family members as possible. It is also extremely important to have access to a personal injury attorney would will help you to secure the resources you need to remedy your current situation. Below you can find out what the benefits of hiring a personal injury lawyer are for you.
Your interests will be protected, rather than the interest of the insurance company.
If you think that it’s going to be an easy process to get the insurance company to compensate you appropriately after an accident, you’re probably wrong. The insurance exists first and foremost to make money and giving it away to you won’t allow them to do that. Plain and simple, they will try to pay you as little as humanly possible for your injuries. On the other hand, your attorney wants you to get as much compensation as it takes for your life to return to normal. While you may not be able to combat the insurance companies on your own, your lawyer knows precisely how to do so.
You may not completely understand the full extent of the damage.
The best practice for insurance companies is to swoop in quickly and give a settlement offer. This allows them to low-ball you before you have a chance to seek the advice of an experienced attorney. If you are not equipped with a personal injury lawyer, this settlement offer may be enticing to you. After all, it’s more money than you have at the current moment. Don’t cave though. If you do, you will likely be extremely disappointed if you talk to an attorney later on as they will likely tell you a much larger sum of money you can have acquired had you not settled. Let an attorney show you the value in your case and get you the compensation you actually deserve.
You can avoid exceeding the statute of limitations.
The statute of limitations on personal injury claims is much shorter than many other charges. This means you can’t afford to take your time pursuing compensation. When you hire a personal injury lawyer, you will be enlisting the help of someone who knows how to keep the momentum of your case going and who will not allow for the state of limitations to expire before you are reimbursed for your hardship
A personal injury lawyer has the appropriate knowledge and experience.
Personal injury lawyers have the know-how to get you the results you are looking for. Hiring an attorney who does not specialize in personal injury law could mean the difference between you getting much compensation and getting nothing at all. Your personal injury lawyer will assist you with everything from arranging court dates to how to fill out the many forms you will be required to complete.
If you have recently been injured in an accident and you live in the Matthews area, we would suggest you call our law office today. Sussman Law Firm can help you to get the compensation you deserve and will be on your side every step of the way. We look forward to hearing from you and beginning to work towards getting you the justice you deserve.