When a personal injury occurs it is important to seek help from a personal injury attorney. Often times this is the only way to be awarded the full compensation you deserve to make up for any lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering caused by a wrongful injury. Personal injury attorneys specialize in fighting for client’s rights; making sure injured parties are not taken advantage of.
Insurance agencies are a profit-driven business like any other. Often times they will not pay out full or reasonable benefits in a personal injury claim and sometimes will even attempt to shift blame onto the victim. Personal injury lawyers negotiate for clients and protect them from the complicated process of seeking monetary compensation and dealing with insurance agencies and their demands and all of the insurance red tape.
The nice thing about hiring a personal injury attorney is that you don’t have to worry about paying for any lawyer fees out of pocket. With free no-obligation consultations, injured parties can always get no-cost legal advice and counsel. Lawyers will guide you through the process and advise you of the best course of action. On top of this, personal injury lawyers are only paid on a contingency basis; meaning if they don’t win your case and get you money, they don’t get paid. There is no risk. Clients never have to pay out-of-pocket costs in personal injury cases. On the other hand, not hiring a personal injury lawyer can lead to severe out of pocket costs and considerable time lost.
The long legal process in an accident claim can often be tricky and complicated, with complex rules, filing deadlines, and regulations. Lawyers are experienced in negotiating with the insurance companies and their agents and will do everything in their power to make sure the entire process goes as smoothly as possible. Additionally, an experienced personal injury attorney has your best interest at heart. They will work to win you the largest amount possible to cover all of our losses. And remember, they can only get paid if you receive settlement money, so it is in their best interest to win your case and maximize your payout.
This is a guest blog post from our attorney friends at PI Law in Rockland County, NY.