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Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

June 6, 2018

Contact a personal injury lawyer today if you are the victim of an injury caused by another person’s negligence. Filing an insurance claim is a necessary step in the process of gaining recompense for your injury. However, an insurance claim does not comply with the full measure of the law. An insurance agent is only going to compensate you with a settlement amount that complies with the negligent party’s coverage. Filing an insurance claim without seeking the counsel of an experienced personal injury lawyer is a losing battle because you will never receive the maximum amount of money that the law permits.

If you are thinking about filing a personal injury lawsuit, read the following list of benefits: 

1. You will not receive adequate compensation representing yourself.

A personal injury lawyer understands complicated aspects regarding legal regulations as they pertain to personal injuries. Although you can file a civil claim in small claims court, you can only win a small percentage of the monetary compensation you deserve. Filing a major lawsuit is another matter. A free consultation with our personal injury lawyer lets you know whether you have a reasonable lawsuit. Our attorney will not accept you as a client unless you have a sound claim against the negligent party who caused your injury.

Once a car accident lawyer agrees to accept you as a client, you will read and sign a contract in which you agree to reimburse your attorney if you win the lawsuit. If you are contemplating saving legal fees by representing yourself in a major lawsuit, resign yourself to the likelihood that you will lose the case. You do not have the type of knowledge needed to win a personal injury lawsuit unless you have an extensive legal background.

2. You have a chance to win a substantial settlement.

If you are the victim of an accident or medical malpractice, you do not want to miss out on the chance that you may win a sizable settlement. Whether you win your lawsuit in court or via an out-of-court settlement, the money you receive can help you to rebuild your financial future. Your injury may have caused you to lose your former job. If you have a serious disability as a result of your accident, you may have lost your ability to perform the skills that were familiar before your accident took place.

If you are similar to numerous other employees, you do not have any investments or savings. Even though a monetary settlement is not enough to compensate you for the mental and physical anguish you are experiencing, money can help you pay the rent and any outstanding hospital bills. Plus, the extra money helps you pay for expensive prescription medications.

3. You do not need to pay a retainer fee for legal representation.

Personal injury attorneys do not charge retainer fees. If our personal injury lawyer wins your lawsuit, you will pay your attorney a designated percentage of the settlement amount. Depending on varying factors, you will need to pay your personal injury lawyer a substantial percentage of the awarded settlement amount. However, it is important to remember that you will find it difficult to win any monetary compensation unless you work with a personal injury lawyer. Contact an office today to set up your free consultation.

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