Every day in the United States, there are just under 20,000 car accidents daily. That is roughly 15 car accidents every minute. With statistics like those, it seems inevitable that you might eventually get into a car accident, too. If your automobile accident occurs at no fault of your own, you may be wondering whether you need to hire a lawyer. If another driver’s negligence caused your car accident, there is technically no requirement that you must hire a lawyer. However, hiring a personal injury lawyer could help you receive the compensation that you deserve.
If you’re wondering whether you should hire a lawyer after a car accident, it’s likely that you don’t have any significant experience with the legal system. Managing a car accident claim on your own can be stressful and overwhelming. This is especially true if you sustained significant physical and emotional damages during your accident. By working with a personal injury attorney after a car accident, you allow yourself to heal while your lawyer can manage all the nitty-gritty details of your case. A personal injury attorney can address aspects of your case, including but not limited to the damage done to your vehicle and other property, driver and insurance company disputes, and understanding the laws associated with vehicle accidents in Virginia.
In the event that an at-fault driver isn’t covered by enough insurance to compensate you for the damages done, you may have to file a claim for un- or underinsured motorist benefits. These are filed through your own insurance company. Other situations that might warrant attorney assistance are if the at-fault driver fails to report the accident to their insurance company or if they attempt to explain the happenings of the accident differently from reality. These claims can be complex, and it always helps to have an experienced attorney on your side for those situations.
There are many aspects of a car accident claim process that an attorney can help you with. First and foremost, personal injury lawyers can review your case and determine what damages you might be able to recover after your accident. Damages don’t always have to be debilitating. For example, if you are able to walk away from the accident but have long-term effects from the crash, such as back pain, you may be able to receive compensation for continued medical costs. Other possible avenues of compensation include property damage, lost wages, reduced earning capacity, pain and suffering, and reduced quality of life.
After a no-fault car accident, a personal injury attorney may also help prove your no-fault status. This is often required if there are conflicting statements made by you and the other driver that caused the accident. They may be trying to cover their own fault, and an attorney can uncover the truth. This may require a court trial.
Lastly, insurance companies are notorious for trying to safeguard their money expenditures. For this reason, they may offer you compensation lower than what you truly deserve. An experienced attorney can negotiate with the insurance company and lead you toward the greatest compensation possible.
If you are struggling to manage an accident case where you were not at fault, it may be beneficial to work with an experienced attorney in Virginia. At Hampton Injury Law PLC, we strive to protect all rights and assets of our clients. To start reviewing your case, contact us at Hampton Injury Law PLC to schedule a case evaluation today.
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