After an accident, you could be liable for damages. But that might not be the most immediate concern. The experience can be traumatizing and there may be paperwork, medical bills, and insurance claims to deal with. Additionally, a lack of experience with legal issues can make it difficult to prove your case and be fairly compensated.
However, hiring a personal injury lawyer helps get around various concerns, because they can:
1. Expedite Your Claim
Recovering from an accident injury while waiting months or years because of legal paperwork, getting witness testimonies, and dealing with insurance red tape can be frustrating. Your attorney will be on your side and take steps to expedite the process. They can request medical records, review police reports, and communicate with insurance adjusters on your behalf. Many parties respond to a lawyer quicker than they would to a frustrated accident victim.
2. Maintain Objectivity
There are many parties to work with in an accident case. If you’ve been injured, you’re likely in pain, frustrated, and angry, which can affect rationality and decision making. An attorney can be objective throughout the legal process and build a strong case by objectively reviewing the details of your accident. They will recommend the best course of action based on your circumstances.
3. Explain Your Legal Privileges
Without legal experience, you probably won’t know your legal options. A skilled personal injury attorney will provide representation and pursue any available routes to winning your case. The other side will have an attorney. Not having one turns the odds against you. Having worked in personal injury law for years, your legal representative understands the process and can provide peace of mind in a stressful situation.
4. Investigate Your Case
An experienced lawyer knows the key facts needed to back your claim. Most firms are also connected with investigators who can get to the truth and help answer any questions regarding liability, assets, or insurance. Your attorney will be on your side whether an insurance company initially denies your claim or your case goes to court.
6. Find Alternative Ways to Resolve a Conflict
When an insurance company doesn’t offer a fair settlement or the other party can’t reach an immediate agreement, alternatives can be explored. These include mediation with the help of a neutral party or arbitration in which both parties must agree to a binding decision out of court. If all other efforts fail, your attorney can help take your case to trial.
8. Connect You with the Right Medical Care
Receiving the right medical treatment is the most important part of your recovery. If someone else’s negligence resulted in your injury, you must receive immediate medical attention. An accurate diagnosis can provide the evidence needed to prove liability. Establishing a treatment plan, in addition to getting you on the road to recovery, can help determine the true value of your claim.
Contact The Law Offices of Jacob Emrani
No matter what legal issues arise in your case, The Law Offices of Jacob Emrani can build your claim and provide the representation needed to win. We know how to take on the insurance companies. If you’ve been in injured a car accident, slip, and fall, or due to medical malpractice, our Los Angeles personal injury attorney will help every step of the way. We’ve recovered millions of dollars in damages for our clients. Call 888-952-2952 to schedule your free case consultation.