Personal injury lawyers work with you to help obtain what you deserve. They can help you deal with the details, insurance companies and financial compensation and give you time to recover after an accident. Here are ten ways that a personal injury lawyer can help you.
1. Seeking Compensation for Medical Expenses and Lost Wages
A personal injury lawyer can help you get the money needed to recover physically, emotionally, and financially after an accident or injury caused by another person’s negligence.
2. Gaining Access to Documents and Evidence Necessary for Your Claim
Personal injury lawyers are very experienced at dealing with hospitals, health care providers, insurance companies, any other parties necessary in getting information about your accident or injuries.
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3. Gathering Information about the Other Driver and Their Insurance Coverage
Your attorney will also try to gather information on the other driver responsible for your injuries. They will file legal motions if necessary to get access to this information.
4. Hiring a Medical Expert for Your Case
In many personal injury cases, you will need to hire a medical expert to review your case and/or testify at trial. Your lawyer can handle this for you, and you can rest assured that your partnership with your attorney is working for your best interest.
5. Negotiating and Litigating Your Claim
When it comes time for settlement, personal injury lawyers will always try to negotiate a higher amount whenever possible because they understand that your case is worth more than what the other side is offering behind closed doors. If necessary, the lawyers at Gallon, Takacs & Boissoneault are experienced litigators and not afraid to take a responsible party to court to recover for their clients.
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6. Handling the Medical Bills of Your Case
The bills you receive after an accident related to your injuries are quite common. It can seem like a never-ending cycle, but with the help of a personal injury lawyer, they will be able to set up payment plans for these bills or handle them in other ways so that you do not have to worry about any issues.
7. Dealing with Your Insurance Coverage
Another common issue that arises during claims is dealing with insurance coverage. It is not uncommon for an insurance company to refuse to offer full coverage for your injuries after being in an accident — even when you have given them enough information to identify who was at fault. Luckily, a personal injury lawyer can step in to make sure that you get what you deserve.
8. Dealing With the Insurance Company of the At-fault Party
The best way to protect yourself against this is to hire an attorney who knows how to deal with these tactics effectively and file a lawsuit if necessary. They will always keep you informed throughout the process, so you are not left wondering what is going on behind closed doors.
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9. Collecting Damages for Your Claim
Finally, in personal injury cases, it is important for you to understand that damages are established by law based on the actual injuries sustained from the accident in question, which can lead to financial losses down the road. Your personal injury lawyer can ensure that you fully understand everything going on in your case.
10. Representing You in Court
A personal injury lawyer can represent you in court and help you receive the compensation you deserve. They will handle all of the legal paperwork and negotiations, so you can focus on recovering from your injuries.
There are quite a few benefits associated with hiring an attorney for personal injury claims. If you have been injured in any type of accident, it is important to speak with someone who understands the ins and outs of these cases since it could help maximize the amount that you can recover from insurance companies or at trial down the road.
If you are searching for an attorney to fight for compensation in your personal injury case, call Gallon, Takacs & Boissoneault today at (419) 843-6663 or reach out to us online to speak with an experienced Michigan and Ohio personal injury attorney about your case.
Jeff joined GT&B in 2008 as a law clerk. After graduation he returned to GT&B as a personal injury Associate in 2011. Jeff is now a senior associate in the Personal Injury department, with a focus on auto accidents, premises liability, general negligence, wrongful death and dog bites.