After suffering a serious personal injury, recovery can feel impossible when you have medical bills, paperwork, and insurance companies looming over you. Handling a personal injury claim on your own can be difficult, and without professional knowledge, you can end up with a lower settlement, longer claims process, or not receive any compensation at all.
Hiring an experienced personal injury attorney can ensure your claim is handled efficiently, so there is less time waiting for your compensation that could help benefit your recovery. Personal injury lawyers are able to investigate the accident you were involved in, process insurance claims, and represent you in court.
Let’s take a look at how handling your claim with a trusted personal injury attorney can help protect you, and ensure you receive the justice you deserve.
Pursuing the Best Compensation
When hiring a personal injury lawyer, you have a higher chance of receiving financial compensation. A personal injury lawyer with experience will be able to seek compensation on your behalf, covering medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses associated with your accident. Personal injury claims do not often go to court, and settlements are usually reached through negotiations between you and insurance companies of those who caused you harm. Personal injury lawyers are often familiar with these insurance companies, and are not swayed by any of their tactics, nor feel pressured to settle for a lesser compensation.
Working with an attorney who has your best interest can ensure you receive the best settlement offer possible, rather than settle for a speedy compensation out of anger, pain, frustration, or fear.
Revisiting the place where you were injured can be emotionally and physically draining, so having your lawyer accompanied by a specialized investigation team can be extremely helpful when gathering evidence needed to prove your case. While they interact with the parties at fault, insurance companies, or law enforcement on your behalf, you are able to focus on your own recovery. Your lawyer will listen to your own accounts of the incident, but may need more investigation on the people or company that were involved in the damages against you.
Handling Paperwork and Expediting Your Claim
Hiring a personal injury lawyer can save you time and effort when it comes to handling paperwork, and stay on top of your claim in order to expedite the process as quickly as possible. In many cases, personal injury claims can take months, or even years, due to insurance negotiations, legal paperwork, witnesses, and other countless delays. When recovering from an injury, waiting for a payout can be stressful and financially crippling in the meantime. Having an attorney who can expedite your claim, or help suggest strategies in the event of going to court, will swiftly get you the compensation you need.
Representation in Court
In the event that an insurance company denies the claim, or offers an unfair compensation, you will want to file a personal injury lawsuit and have your case handled in a civil trial. While you may decide to represent yourself, the defending party most likely will have a professional litigator working for them, and not having a professional on your side can lead to a misstep in your case due to unequal expertise. Your lawyer will be an advocate for you, and know the arguments necessary to be persuasive to a judge or jury.
Prior Professional Experience
A reputable personal injury law firm will likely have represented others in similar cases, and know the appropriate steps to take, facts and information needed from you, common mistakes made, and have knowledge of the state’s legal system. Having experience in this specific area of law can help you assess your claim from the very beginning, and determine if your claim is worth pursuing in court.
While court action is usually the last resort, having someone who understands your specific situation and understands court proceedings can help your chances of winning your case. Any unforeseen legal challenges that arise during the process are resolved by your attorney when they have professional experience from past cases.
Personal Injury Help at Hann Law Firm
At Hann Law Firm, we take a personal approach from the very start. We address your specific challenges, prepare diligently for the best possible outcome in the courtroom, and create a personalized approach to help you through your personal injury claim.
We know your case is important to you, and we take it just as personally. You and your case matters to us, and we’re here to help you see through it every step of the way. You deserve justice when being injured due to someone else’s negligence.
Contact us for a free consultation and get quality, compassionate legal guidance today.