If life has thrown a surprise into your path and you need to make a claim for compensation, then you might be considering the benefit of using accident attorneys in order to get the compensation you deserve.
Sorting out the details of a car accident can take some time. A huge number of people are hurt in road traffic accidents each year and others die as a result of car crashes. You may be considering using the services of accident attorneys following your accident. Negotiations with insurance companies can be difficult because they have countless representatives who try to minimise any payouts to claimants, legitimate or not.
If you attempt to represent yourself, you may have a very long time to wait and may not get your just settlement even then. There’s also the risk that you’ll be pressured into settling for far less than what you deserve. Take our quick 30-second test to see if you can make a claim for compensation using accident attorneys.
Questions to ask accident attorneys
We can help you find the correct attorney for your compensation claim. In addition to discussing the details of your case, we advise you to request the following information to help you find the right attorney for you.
- How long have you been in practice?
- How many personal injury claims have you profitably settled?
- Do you usually represent the injured persons or the insurance company, in a personal injury case?
- Would you be the only attorney assigned to my case, or do you have an associate with whom you would share the case?
Collecting evidence to help accident attorneys do their job
Information is power and rarely is that more true than when preparing your compensation case for accident attorneys. Simply put, your case rests on the evidence that is there to back up your claim that the other party is responsible your injuries or suffering.
They are probably not going to want to give in and agree with your version of events that easily, so it is as well to be prepared and do as many things to strengthen your case as possible. Remember, as a victim of a non-fault accident, you have every right to be compensated.
Accident Advice Helpline is on hand to help you every step of the way. So give us a call on 0800 689 0500 (landline) or from your mobile phone on 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 10th February 2013
Author: David Brown