When you need to pursue compensation after an injury in a car accident, it’s easy to feel as though you can go about the process on your own. While this is the case in some situations, and you may handle some claims alone, others are more challenging and require legal counsel.
You may not be aware of some more severe damages you suffer, or your case may be more valuable than you know. It’s essential to have legal counsel as a lawyer can explain your options and rights to maximum compensation and protect your rights from large insurance companies.
Understanding Your Rights and Options
Insurance companies are quick to offer you a settlement to help cover your damages, but this is not always what you expect it to be. It can be much less than you need, and you may receive more after a thorough investigation with your lawyer and the various resources he or she brings.
A lawyer can further investigate your accident and the documents that help detail your injuries and any negligence involved. If a lawyer can pursue additional compensation, this is something you may miss out on if you try to handle the case on your own.
Protecting You from an Insurance Company’s Tactics
Insurance companies often use tactics that diminish your claim’s value, but you can effectively combat these tactics when you have legal counsel. You can have your lawyer look into all paperwork sent over by an insurance company and sit with you on requested phone calls to ensure the insurance company isn’t taking advantage of your rights.
While it’s not required to hire a lawyer, it is more beneficial to your future and your ability to pursue compensation to have professional knowledge of the situation and the laws. Legal representation helps safeguard you in difficult situations.
At Lowe Law Group, we’re committed to helping you through all matters to provide you with knowledge, insight, and protection when you need it most. Trust in our car accident lawyers to go above and beyond on your behalf.