How a Boulder Accident Attorney Can Help You Avoid Going to Trial
While the movies and television may be filled with lawyers going toe-to-toe in a courtroom, in reality most cases are resolved before they get to trial. For victims of accidents, or families who have lost a loved one or whose loved one has been injured in an accident, avoiding a trial can mean avoiding having to relive the terrible experience. An out-of-court settlement can also provide a more timely resolution to your case and expedite any compensation payments you receive. In order to avoid going to trial, you will likely need the services of a Boulder accident attorney.
When to Seek Help
If you are involved in an accident and think you may have a viable claim, it is best to seek the services of an accident lawyer in Boulder as soon as possible. Accident lawyers will generally offer you a consultation at no cost and with no obligation. This initial meeting will help you to determine if you have a strong legal claim and can also answer many questions you may have relating to insurance and costs related to your accident. In this respect, it is advisable that you seek a Boulder accident lawyer that has experience in the type of case that you have.
When to Settle
In many cases, it may be much faster and easier for you to resolve your case than you may expect. However, knowing how to navigate the law and investigate a claim takes specialized knowledge that your Boulder accident attorney can provide. On the other side of the fence, insurance companies also prefer to avoid a trial, and so a settlement that meets the needs of the victim can usually be reached with the help and guidance of your lawyer. Your lawyer’s role is to ensure that your claims for damages are fairly represented and that any settlement offered meets your needs. Costs that a settlement may cover can include medical bills, the loss of wages and future earnings as a result of the accident and compensation for the pain and suffering you have experienced.
The aftermath of an accident can be confusing, time-consuming and even scary. If you or a loved one has been physically harmed, you will want to concentrate on getting well. With a lawyer on your side helping you to reach a fair and just settlement in as timely fashion as possible, you may be able to work towards putting your accident behind you much sooner. Contact us here at Sloat & Nicholson, P.C. to see how we can help you and your case.
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