Posted on: 30 May 2019Share
Were you recently the victim of a car accident that resulted in your being injured? If so, you may be wondering if this is a case that requires the help of a lawyer. Here are some reasons that your injury case could benefit from having legal assistance.
Know The Worth Of Your Injury Case
There are many factors that go into an injury case when it is a car accident. You have personal property damages, lost wages, pain and suffering, and all the past and future medical bills related to the accident. It can be hard to put an exact number on your case if you don't have experience negotiating these types of cases.
While you may know for sure what your current medical bills are and how much it costs to have your car repaired, you'll be guessing at the bills that are unknown. A lawyer will help ensure that you receive the compensation that you deserve for all aspects of the claim that you are justified in receiving.
Have Dependable Help
You are going to need assistance navigating the legal system for a personal injury claim related to your accident. If you are unfamiliar with how the process works, it can be very difficult figuring out what you should be doing. This includes filing paperwork, meeting deadlines, and negotiating with the insurance company. Not only is it a difficult process to understand, but it's' also stressful when you have so much on the line. A mistake can lead in you losing your case and having to pay for all your medical expenses yourself.
Not Worry About Payment
Are you afraid to work with a lawyer because you are not sure how much it will cost you? This can make you hesitant to take an injury case as far as you would like since you do not want to be hit by an unexpected bill for a case you list. Know that your lawyer will evaluate your case prior to taking it on, and will only take on cases that they feel they will win.
It is common for cases to be taken on what is known as a contingency. This means that you only pay your lawyer if they win your case and you receive a settlement. If you lose your case in court, you will still be out the court costs related to the case, but not owe your lawyer their fee.
If you have more questions, consider contacting a personal injury lawyer near you.