1. Personal injury lawyers throughout the US tell us the types of cases they specialize in.
2. Claimants (like you) submit their case details. The closest attorney, who accepts your claim type, is immediately notified.
3. Your Accident.com lawyer reaches out immediately to discuss your case or schedule a free consultation.
Hiring a lawyer is an important decision if you have large medical bills, lost wages, or were injured due to negligence.
Accident.com connects you to a lawyer that makes sure you get paid everything you are entitled to. Your lawyer files your claim for you and then negotiates the amount of your settlement.
If the insurance company is believed to be acting in bad faith, your lawyer can request a trial and sue for a higher settlement.
Your lawyer will:
1) Request medical records for you.
2) Review police reports and medical charts.
3) Communicate back and forth with your insurance adjuster.
Accident.com lawyers do the heavy lifting, so you don’t have to.
People who hire attorneys statistically receive more money in their injury settlement. Even after paying the lawyer's contingency fee, people still walk away with more money than they probably would have received without an attorney.
You do not have to pay your attorney unless you win. When you win, your lawyer is paid a percentage of your final settlement.
This means the better you do, the better your lawyer does. It’s a win-win.
Bankruptcy, divorce, criminal charges, etc, can all affect your injury case. Your personal injury lawyer is familiar with different areas of law and can work with other attorneys if needed. Your Accident.com lawyer will work with your other lawyer (from other practice areas) to reach a solution in your best interest. A personal injury lawyer can also handle the insurance company's lawyers if your case goes past negotiations.
It depends. Based on Texas car accident law, you aren't required to seek legal counsel after an accident. However, while it is not required, it is certainly recommended. An accident attorney can help you navigate the sometimes tricky legal field, and ensure that you get the compensation and assistance you deserve.
In Texas, you can recover damages even if you weren't wearing a seatbelt. However, damages will be subject to comparative negligence laws. For example, if, after hearing all the evidence, a jury decides that you were 30% responsible for an accident, your net damages would be reduced by that percentage. You may face further challenges if your failure to wear a seatbelt was what caused your injuries. In this case, or if you just need counsel for your situation, a car accident attorney in Dallas, or in your area, can fight for your rights.
In the state of Texas, you normally have two years to file a car accident claim. This provides a reasonable period for timely filing and gives doctors more time to discover any long-term or lingering health effects from the accident. Exceptions to this limit include:
For the Accident.com founders, that question was: “Why is getting paid by insurance companies such a frustrating experience?" Frustrating is an understatement. Navigating the world of insurance is confusing, stressful and a step backward in time (hello, call centers). Even when they know they are covered, people know insurance companies make more money if they pay you less.
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