You’ve just gotten your bearings at the hospital, when you’re bombarded with requests and paperwork from doctors, the police, and insurance companies. Your memory of the accident may be fuzzy, or you may not be able to answer all questions about the incident. This scenario is often what awaits accident victims. It’s for this reason that hiring a personal injury lawyer can be a lifesaver—you have someone to help you with what to do next. Here are 5 reasons why you should hire a personal injury lawyer after an accident.
- They have experience evaluating claims
- No hassle over red tape
- He helps you stay objective throughout the claims process
- Fair settlements
You don’t want to waste time and money filing a personal injury claim that has no chance of winning. A personal injury lawyer will be the best person to ask if your case is worth pursuing legal action over.
A personal injury lawyer will handle the problem of red tape for you. All you need to do is rest and get better; your lawyer will take care of working through complex legal processes and paperwork. He will also interpret medical terms for you.
Anger and pain may cloud your judgement and ability to discern facts. Your lawyer will be more objective, using facts to support your case, helping you to avoid making impulsive decisions that may jeopardize your claim.
Contrary to popular belief, most personal injury claims are resolved in a settlement, not in court. A personal injury lawyer will negotiate favourable settlement terms on your behalf, ensuring that the amount serving as compensation for the accident will cover your treatment and time spent away from work (lost pay). Contact Barrus Injury Lawyers today at (210) 593-8709, or click here for more information on how we can help you.