It is not uncommon for people to wonder if it is worth it to hire a car
accident lawyer. This is because most people are not aware that handling
their claim on their own can significantly decrease the amount of compensation
they may be offered by an insurance company.
If you’ve been injured, it is in your best interests to work with
a lawyer. Consider the following ways a personal injury lawyer can maximize
your recovery after an accident:
1.You are likely to receive a higher payout if the insurance company knows
you have representation. Insurance companies save a significant amount of money when people come
to them to make claims without legal support. This is because they know
that people handling claims on their own are not fully aware of their
options or what they might be entitled to. Remember, an insurer is not
going to come to you with all of your options – for maximum coverage,
you’ll have to figure it out on your own. Because this can be a
rather complicated process, working with an attorney is a good idea because
they know where to look for additional coverage.
2.Your attorney can negotiate a higher settlement. Having the power of an experienced negotiator on your side can help you
obtain a higher payout than you would on your own.
3.Your attorney can negotiate with medical providers. In addition to negotiating with insurers, a car accident lawyer can also
negotiate with health insurance companies or government entities to reduce
the amount they get paid out of your settlement fund. This will result
in more money in your pocket.
4.Your attorney can argue for a higher claim value. An accident lawyer’s job is to investigate your case and come up
with an accurate assessment of your damages. If you don’t know what
your case is worth or don’t know what to ask for, the insurance
company will likely lowball your claim and offer you an amount which is
not sufficient to cover the cost of your losses. Once an insurer places
a value on a claim, it can be very difficult if not impossible to change
it, so it is in your best interests to enlist the help of a lawyer
before waiting for a settlement offer.
The outcome of your case will likely depend on the quality of your representation.
If a car accident has left you or a loved one injured, we encourage you to
contact Jordan Law to request a free initial case review. We have recovered millions of dollars
in compensation for our clients, and we may be able to help you, too.
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