Unfortunately, accidents are inevitable and can happen at any given moment. If you have sustained a personal injury in an accident that was caused by the negligence of someone else, you are not alone. Having a personal injury attorney at your side can help alleviate some of the stresses that come along with a life-changing accident, as well as these other reasons:
You are no doubt experiencing a wide array of emotions due to your injury, such as pain, anger, sadness, and frustration. It could easily lead to making a quick decision without thinking things through. This can result in accepting a lowball settlement offer from the defendant or their insurance company. However, a personal injury attorney can be essential in this area because they are objective and know how insurance companies work to give the lowest settlement possible.
Personal injury claims include many complex legal procedures, medical terms and loads of paperwork to go through. Having a personal injury attorney is wise because lawyers know how to work with all the essential documentation and speak with doctors and other medical professionals. Your first priority is to get better — let your lawyers work through the documents and do the legwork.
Personal injury attorneys have investigative teams that know how to examine the technical aspects of your case — and may even recreate the accident to prove how it occurred. The investigative team can provide valuable information about your injury to increase your chances of winning your personal injury case.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Finally, a personal injury attorney can help you to find an alternative dispute resolution. It isn’t always necessary to go to trial for a personal injury case. Your lawyer will advise you as to the best way to settle, which can save you time and money, as well as frustration. Your attorney may determine that arbitration or mediation might be a better option for resolving your case. These are good alternatives to going to court and having a long, drawn-out process, which can allow you to get a faster settlement and more quickly get on with your life.
If you’ve suffered an injury from an accident, our Coral Springs personal injury attorneys can help. Contact Weinstein & Scharf, P.A. today at (954) 482-4534 for a free case evaluation.