Why You Need a Personal Injury Attorney
The time following a serious injury can be complex. You have to deal with the medical treatments, the difficulties with the insurance company, the inability to work, and even potential legal matters. It can be very taxing to manage on your own. However, it doesn’t have to be something that you do alone.
After an accident caused by negligence, you have specific rights to pursue damages for any injuries or losses you may have suffered. This also means you have a right to legal representation from a skilled professional who can help you understand your rights. Hiring a lawyer is important for a number of reasons.
Dealing With the Insurance Company
The insurance company—despite the many claims to look out for their policyholders—are focused on their profits first and foremost. This means they often try to deny claims when their clients are negligent and cause significant injuries.
They utilize large legal teams to limit their own liability or to turn the case around on you, positioning you as the at-fault party.
By having a lawyer on your side, you can ultimately protect your rights from being taken advantage of by the insurance company. Your lawyer can foresee some of the tactics that the defendant may use to limit their own liability and present your case in a manner designed to help you seek a favorable outcome.
Giving You Peace of Mind
Any time you have to go through a legal matter, it can be daunting. There are so many factors involved that it makes it difficult to know what comes next, what you have to do moving forward, how you can afford medical bills, and so forth.
With a lawyer on your side, you can have your questions and concerns answered by someone who has been there before—someone with knowledge of what to expect. This keeps you confident and gives you peace of mind throughout the entire process.
You deserve to have a team with experience on your side; a team truly dedicated to helping you during your time of need. At Templeton Smithee Hayes Heinrich & Russell, LLP, we have more than 200 years of combined experience that we use to advocate on your behalf.