Car accidents happen all the time, and they oftentimes leave one or more parties with injuries that require medical attention. Medical bills are expensive, and it is important that you are not financially ruined because of the fault of another. Consult with an experienced lawyer to fight for your interests and to make sure that you are compensated for your medical bills and suffering.
This is especially important when you are in an accident with a commercial truck or other large corporate vehicle. The insurance and transportation companies want to settle with you as quickly as possible. Do not sign any papers they put in front of you without consulting an experienced attorney even if what they are offering seems like a lot of money. If you release them from liability by accepting their offer and it turns out you have more extensive medical bills than you thought at the time of signing, you are out of luck; you will have to cover the costs for yourself.
Passengers who are involved in car accidents can also seek compensation. Anyone who is responsible for the accident is liable to you. That includes both drivers of the involved cars, assuming that both are at least partially to blame, and the owners of both cars, assuming that they were not driving. These individuals’ insurance companies should be paying your medical bills and other expenses. Do not let the insurance companies convince you into signing away your right to litigation before you speak with an attorney and fully understand your rights and the extent of your injuries.
Do not think for one moment that you cannot afford a personal injury lawyer, because you can! These legal professionals will give you a free consultation to see if you have a case. If they believe that you have a claim, they will take your case, and you will agree to pay them a percentage of your settlement. Should you lose your case, most times you will not owe them anything. This depends on the contract that you agree upon, but everyone has the ability to get the very best personal injury lawyer no matter how much money they have.
If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, call us for a free case evaluation.