Unfortunately, there are many people who have been the victims of personal injury accidents who choose not to hire an attorney and not go through with a legal process. This prevents many of these victims from obtaining justice and, above all, the compensation they deserve to have a quality recovery in which expenses are not an impediment.
It is very common for people to think that hiring a lawyer will only increase their expenses significantly, so many do not even consider the idea.
Next, we will show you a list of why it is essential to have an excellent personal injury lawyer and how much they can help you through this difficult time.
- They work on contingency fees. Most lawyers do. This means that you will only have to pay their fees if they get a positive result or agreement for you. You will not have to disburse money from the beginning, they will take care of everything, and in the end, their payment will be a percentage of the agreement they have obtained.
- They know how to deal with and negotiate with insurance companies. By nature, insurance companies will always try to pay the lowest amount possible or deny a claim. They will offer you an amount that is probably a third or half of what you really deserve. A personal injury attorney will know how to determine how much you deserve and how to get it.
- They understand everything that the legal process entails. A specialized and experienced lawyer in the subject will know all the steps that must be followed to present your claim, from presenting documents, gathering evidence and evidence to reaching the court if necessary. He will guide you through every part of a confusing and challenging process.
- They will know how to determine liability. This is the crucial point in this type of case; whether the fault is of a single person or is shared, your lawyer will not allow you to be taken advantage of.