If there has been an injury due to negligence of another person, business, or a government agency to you or a loved one, you might be thinking of pursuing a claim against them. These injuries may cause long-term damages that can be both financial and emotional, in addition to physical. By talking with a personal injury lawyer, you can come to a better understanding of how much compensation you might be able to seek.
According to a comprehensive study done by the Insurance Research Council, it has been found that, with the help of a personal injury lawyer, people have received almost 3 ½ times more in their compensation. This is even after attorney fees.
When working with a personal injury lawyer, they can help to identify other negligent parties that you might not be aware of and could lead to other parties being involved in your claim. For instance, when involved in an accident it may just not be the fault of the main person involved. Poor signage, environmental factors, or other influences that led to the accident will also be considered. Because Southern California personal injury attorneys only handle these types of cases, they become specialists and know where to look and direct the investigations to uncover all parties.
They will also communicate with the Insurance companies involved. This will give you a buffer and will help to keep the Insurance company from trying to intimidate you. Here are some of the things that Insurance companies have tried.
- Draw out the time to process and deal with your claim. Which can cause you to take a lesser amount in compensation just to get out from under it.
- Inform you that it is your fault the injury occurred and deny any compensation.
- Question your medical records as being insignificant and push you into using one of their approved medical professionals for re-assessment in order to produce different findings. This could result in a lesser compensation.
- They’ve attempted recorded interviews with the plaintiff as a procedure to get them to admit to something that would discount their own testimony and could be used against them to reduce or deny their compensation claim.
The compensation you would possibly be awarded depends on having the injuries assessed properly and an understanding of what ongoing factors need to be considered. This is where the most complex calculation is done of understanding the complexity of the injury and the effects that it could have now and in the future on your livability, ability to work, or long-term medical needs. Having a personal injury lawyer in your corner will help to better come up with a realistic and adequate figure.
Understanding the governing law where your accident/ incident is concerned can be confusing. Working with a personal injury lawyer with extensive knowledge of them will ensure that you do not hit any pitfalls that may hinder your claim.
When it comes to the negation of settlements or a lawsuit, your personal injury lawyer is there to be at your side during this time. Allowing an expert to do this can lead to higher compensation. They know how to push for your rights.
If you or a loved one have been injured and are in the process of dealing with the aftermath, having a Pasadena personal injury attorney on your side can enhance your ability in achieving fair compensation. Grigoryan Blum & Grigoryan offer free consultations to assess your possible case and will fight for your rights to fair compensation.