If the accident resulted in injuries or significant damage, it’s often beneficial to seek legal advice. Settlements tend to be up to three times larger when an attorney is involved.
It varies widely, from a few weeks to several months, depending on the complexity of the case.
Yes, passengers can claim compensation for their injuries from either the driver of the vehicle they were in or the other vehicle, depending on who was at fault.
This situation is referred to as a hit-and-run. Make sure to report it to the police and your insurance company as soon as
possible. If you have uninsured motorist coverage, it may cover your damages. Attempt to capture the fleeing vehicle’s
license plate if possible, and check for any surrounding cameras that may have captured the incident.
It’s wise to consult with an attorney if your claim is denied. They can help you understand your options, which may include filing an appeal against the denial or even initiating a lawsuit.
Many attorneys have networks of doctors who are willing to provide treatment based on a lien. This means they won’t get paid until the case is settled, eliminating the immediate need for medical insurance and emphasizing the importance of legal representation.
fI you’ve enlisted the help of an attorney, inform the other driver’s insurance company of this and hang up. It’s not
necessary or advised for you to engage with them directly.
Yes, if the accident caused you to miss work, you can typically claim compensation for lost wages. Be sure to have records of your earnings for this purpose.
If you have uninsured motorist coverage, your insurance company should cover your damages. fI not, you might need to sue the other driver, potentially taking the case to small claims court.