Perhaps you are wondering how an attorney could help you after you were hurt in an auto accident. In this article, we will cover the following:
- Analyzing and organizing key evidence and records
- There are many experts and investigators that can help you strengthen your case.
- Negotiating skills that will help you get the best outcome in your car accident lawsuit
What can a car accident lawyer do for me?
Your case is unique and complex. However, a lawyer can:
- Talk with the other driver’s insurance
- Get all the evidence necessary to prove fault for the accident
- Keep your medical records organized and billable
- Talk to your health care provider to request missing records
- For your claim to be successful, you must work closely with your doctors.
- Present the evidence and organize it to prove liability.
- You can negotiate with lienholders on your claim in order to reduce the amount.
- You can negotiate a fair settlement with your insurance adjuster or defense lawyer.
Communicating with the insurer of the other driver
In any personal injury case, your lawyer will set up communication channels with the insurer for each party. The adjuster will have the pockets, so it is vital for a plaintiff’s lawyer that they communicate well with them and build a relationship.
Requirements for evidence of liability
A good lawyer will be able to help you gather all of the evidence required to prove liability in your car accident claim. While you may have taken photographs of the accident site, your lawyer will most likely take photos again to show what the scene looks like. The scene may not be as memorable as a photograph, but it can still be worth thousands of photos.
A lawyer will seek out accidents reports and often will speak with the witnesses and investigating police officers. A skilled lawyer will go to great lengths to obtain evidence of liability.
Finding the necessary evidence to support damages
An experienced lawyer can help you if you’ve been in a serious auto accident.
While it is essential to obtain all documentation relating to your injuries, it can sometimes be difficult to get records or bills from your healthcare providers. Even though the records are technically yours and have an absolute right, you should not send medical files directly to patients or lawyers.
Smaller offices of doctors might not have the resources or time to respond promptly to medical records requests. Large hospitals might have procedures that must be followed to answer medical record request. They won’t answer your request if it isn’t in line with their procedures.
The records may not be complete if the health care provider fails to respond. Every lawyer’s secretary and paralegal will tell a client that they may need to request the same records many times and must continue to communicate with the provider.
If you’ve been in a car accident, you may be wondering what you should do next. One option is to speak to an attorney. An attorney can help you understand your rights and what steps you need to take to receive compensation for your injuries. Savin and Bursk Law has years of experience helping accident victims get the money they deserve.