Attention Accident Victims -You May Be Entitled To More Money!

By on January 17, 2013

Being injured in a car accident or other type of accident such as a slip and fall accident because of someone else’s negligence is a frightening experience. However, an injury lawyer can help because they understand all of the vital aspects of personal injury and understand how they can help you should you be injured in a car accident, or by any other means. A personal injury lawyer also knows all about compensation and how to handle cases where the goal is to pursue an insurance company for reimbursement they are refusing to pay out but that, you are entitled to receive.

Another benefit of hiring a personal injury lawyer is that they know the approximate value of most injuries. Although, attorneys cannot be quoted on these numbers, they often possess a fairly accurate understanding of specified costs. Most personal injury lawyers will also attend court on your behalf. Having a legal professional show on your behalf will give you an edge against insurance companies and the amount of compensation you will receive. Having an attorney, forces the adjusters to be more realistic and therefore, financially accurate when examining your case. Actually, it is known that adjusters offer more compensation when a lawyer is representing you.

In addition, personal injury attorneys possess experience, which can only help the victim’s cause when going up against larger businesses. Often, you can get a free case evaluation because each case is unique and individual. With free consults, you can have an attorney who will look at your case and evaluate how to proceed to get the results you need.

There are various types of personal injury cases such as: motorcycle accidents, car accidents, trucking accidents, wrongful death accidents, injuries to children, brain and spinal cord injuries, construction accidents and dog bites. Personal injuries, in some cases, can also include mental or emotional distress injuries. An example of this may include if someone has treated you in a negligent way by say, giving you the wrong medication.

It is important to note that with a personal injury lawsuit, it is a civil lawsuit that is filed against the person who brought on the injury. When going through a personal injury process, you want someone who will represent you professionally and clearly in front of the court. You also want a person that demonstrates professional skills to ensure your rights are represented fairly. When talking with your personal injury lawyer, they will be able to analyze the details of your claim and provide a value to your claim. They will also pull together a detailed record of your losses from the injury including both, financial and emotional. From that, they will prepare a list of losses that will be given to the court. Your loss of income and losses that will come from the future will also be included in the evaluation of your injury.

The author, Sarah Smith, wrote this informational article on behalf of each attorney at Drinkwater & Goldstein LLP – 277 White Horse Pike # 200, Atco, NJ 08004. Currently offering representation for Slip and Fall / Personal Injury/ Transportation Accident and much more!

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