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5 Ways a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You

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Getting in an accident that results in financial, emotional, and physical injury is scary. On top of everything, you’re facing a future that’s frightening and uncertain. If you want to get your life back on track, the best thing to do is to find a trusted lawyer who can represent your case. 

 

A lot of people hesitate when it comes to hiring an attorney because they aren’t aware of all of the ways they can help. In this article, we’ll go over five ways that a personal injury lawyer can help carry some of the burdens when you find yourself in one of life’s most intimidating situations. 

Make Sense of it All

Whether you were involved in a car crash, a trip or slip-and-fall, or an accident involving a malfunctioning product, there’ll be specific legal and insurance protocols involved. Even on a good day, navigating all of the nuances and rules would be difficult, but they are especially tough if you’re dealing with recovery and grief too 

 

A personal injury lawyer can help you navigate unfamiliar territory. They’ll help to alleviate some of the stress that you’re enduring and make sure that all of the proper documents are filled out correctly. 

Expert Negotiation on Your Behalf

Insurance agents are expert negotiators, and the lawyers that represent these big companies are even tougher. Whether you’re harmed by a negligent party backed by a corporation or even an individual, you’ll have to deal with fierce competition. 

 

If you’re trying to fight for yourself and recover damages, it’s harder to be successful without the right representation. A trusted attorney will negotiate on your behalf to reach a fair settlement. Make sure you hire a lawyer who’s ready to take your case to court if necessary.

Deal With Insurance Companies

After an accident, you’ll likely receive many phone calls from insurance agents that seem friendly. While you might trust them enough to spill the details of your case, this could end up causing you more harm in the long-run. The goal of these agents is to appease you with as little money as possible. 

 

Insurance paperwork is a headache to deal with. It’s written using complicated and nonsensical jargon. This is done on purpose and is meant to perplex you.

 

According to Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers, you can rest assured knowing that your attorney is familiar with this complex language and can manage the many intricate details of insurance policies. They can even manage correspondence with the insurance company. 

Stick to the Timeline

When you’re injured in an accident, we recommend that you speak to an attorney as soon as possible. Insurance companies work on strict deadlines, and there’s likely a Statute of Limitations on your case. 

 

A personal injury lawyer will know all of the laws and timelines applied to your specific case. They’ll also be able to navigate any loop-holes and state-specific legislation. With the help of an attorney, you’ll be sure that you don’t fall victim to insurance runarounds and potential legal pitfalls. 

Get the Compensation That You Deserve

A lawyer will help you understand the total worth of your case. If you’re a victim, it’s easy to underestimate the amount of compensation that you truly deserve. Together with a lawyer, you will go over all of the financial figures involved. 

 

Your lawyer will know precisely how to calculate damages such as lost wages, loss of earning capacity, medical treatment, and other less tangible forms of pain and suffering. With their real-world experience and extensive knowledge base, they’ll be able to help get you the compensation that you deserve.

 

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