Blog

Articles and information to keep you up to date on personal injury news.

How Can A Car Accident Lawyer Help You?

Everyday car accidents happen. Just look at the daily news reports and you will see a barrage of incidents involving vehicular accidents. At some point or another, no matter how careful you are, chances are you will be in a car accident. If this happens you will need to hire a lawyer to help you get fully compensated for damages related to the accident. What exactly are the benefits of hiring an attorney to represent your case after a car accident? Below, you will see a few of the major benefits of hiring a lawyer who has experience in car accident law.

When you hire a lawyer you want to be assured that they have the skills and experience to effectively represent your case. Make sure the lawyer you hire specifically works with your type of case. When you hire a lawyer you have someone who has the knowledge and skills for all things law. This includes procedures that govern and may have an effect on your case. You can also expect the lawsuit will be filed your behalf and your lawyer know different ways to negotiate through the lawsuit for the largest benefit.

When you hire a lawyer, you can expect them to negotiate for your claim and have an open channel of communication when it comes to the medical provider, as well as the insurance company. When the lawyer contacts the medical provider they will get an assessment of the damage that has been done. Imagine having to do all of these things on your own – especially if you were severely hurt in the accident. The last thing you would want to do is have to take care of all these legal proceedings!

Whether your injuries were minor or major, your lawyer will not only negotiate and process the claim, but they will also take care of the paperwork for the lawsuit and deal with the defense attorney on your behalf, so they can help you get you as much compensation as you deserve. Not only does compensation involve money to pay for your medical bills, prescriptions and surgeries, but can also help with loss of income. If you were injured to the point of being unable to work in a car accident where someone else was at fault, you would receive a certain amount of money for the injury, as well as loss of income.

Car accident lawyers deal with a wide range of issues. When you are looking to hire one, make sure you find one who:

– Offers a free consultation: This way you can sit down with them and make sure that they can handle your type of case – or make sure you even have a case to begin with!

– Has time for your case: Lawyers lead pretty busy business lives. Sometimes they can get so busy taking on new clients that they don’t have time for more clients. Make sure that they can handle the case and do have ample time to spend on it.

– Offers the fee structure you can work with. Each lawyer offers a different fee. Make sure that when you sit down to talk that you ask about the fees and when the fees and when they will need to be paid.

If you’ve been in a car accident and need a consultation or help with your case contact Sloat & Nicholson for more information. Alternatively you can also email them at lawyers@sloatlaw.com or call 800-873-3202.

Related Articles

Articles and information to keep you up to date on personal injury news.

September 29, 2020

Depression & Death: The Deadly Side Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) have devastating consequences that persist long after the injury occurred. Individuals, particularly young adults, who suffer a TBI are at increased risk of depression
Read More

September 22, 2020

Staying Safe While Motorcycling on Wet Roads

Colorado is a fabulous state for motorcyclists. The scenic views and legendary routes that cross the state are some of the most beautiful in the country. But, those
Read More

September 18, 2020

What Happens When a Passenger Suffers Injuries in a Collision?

It is very common for passengers to suffer injuries in a motor vehicle accident. When a collision occurs, many different parties may be responsible for passenger injuries. In
Read More