After an automobile accident in San Antonio, the immediate priority is to recover from any injuries you may have sustained from the collision. Unfortunately, many people who have been in a San Antonio auto accident aren’t informed of their rights, particularly when it comes to compensation for their injuries, car repair costs, and more. They may be confused over what the insurance adjuster tells them, how to get assistance, or how to get the most out of their claim when obstacles arise (particularly with the insurance adjusters, who will often try to pressure injured victims to do things that will hurt their claim).

What Happens After an Auto Accident?

Even if it’s obvious that the other driver was responsible for the accident, holding him responsible is sometimes not as easy many accident victims expect. This is exactly why it’s important to speak with someone reliable about your legal options following an accident. Here are two easy ways to cut through the confusion and make sense of your insurance claim.

  1. Know your rights and legal options following an auto accident. You’re reading this right now because you’re looking for answers to your questions. Fortunately, car accident victims can turn to a variety of free online resources, which includes our own blog, video library, and article library. These resources may not have specific answers to all questions about your claim, they do offer a good idea of what to expect when going through the claims process.
  2. Speak with a lawyer specializing in personal injury and car accident claims. No two accidents are the same, and the best source of information about how to get the most out of a settlement will always be a lawyer who’s familiar with personal injury cases, one who can thoroughly review the circumstances of your claim. Seeking professional help allows you to get specific answers unique to your situation.

If you’re ready to know more about your options and rights when filing a personal injury claim, contact the experienced San Antonio car accident attorneys at Barrus Injury Lawyers and schedule a no-obligation consultation about your case. Better yet, request a free copy of our book, “10 Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Texas Accident Case,” or fill out our contact form.