While there is no requirement for you to get a lawyer for a car accident, hiring a lawyer to help with your case is always a smart idea. Lawyers can help prove that you weren't at fault and help you get compensation for your injuries. A lawyer can also help you with going to court or settling out of court, so you have a professional working for you while you heal from the accident.
Insurance Claims and Lawyers
If you hire a lawyer before you file an insurance claim, then you will have the protection you need with the insurance company. It is easy for insurance companies to use statements you make against you in settlements or to fulfill a claim. A lawyer can make sure that all your comments are professional and don't incriminate you without your knowledge.
You Don't Have to Figure Out Your Eligibility for Damages on Your Own
After a car accident, the last thing you want to do is figure out how to pay all the bills you incur because of the crash. You may also need help figuring out the right amounts for future expenses that you haven't incurred to date. A lawyer helps with estimates for past and future problems caused by a car accident that isn't your fault. Consider compensation for pain and suffering, punitive damages, future medical costs, and lost wages or capacity at work. Your eligibility for all areas where you are allowed to fight for compensation is essential, and a lawyer can help determine what you should receive.
Lawyers Help with Settlements
If you want to settle out of court, a lawyer can help negotiate a settlement that is beneficial to you and allows you to receive proper compensation for the accident. A lawyer by your side will alleviate some of the pressure of dealing with the details of the crash. A lawyer will negotiate with the other side and settle on the best amount of compensation possible.
If you need a lawyer because you were in a car accident, our team of experienced andprofessional lawyers is available to help you get fair compensation for the accident.
If you were involved in an accident, contact Loscalzo & Loscalzo, P.C. at (646) 846-4776 to discuss your case with one of our personal injury attorneys today.