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Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer for an Insurance Claim

You need a personal injury lawyer fighting for you on your insurance claim.

You need a personal injury lawyer fighting for you on your insurance claim.

You’ve heard it before – you have to hire a personal injury attorney for your insurance claim! But why? Here are some of the benefits to having a personal injury lawyer handle your insurance claim.


Representing yourself in an injury claim will not be easy especially if you must go to court. Keeping your personal feelings and opinions regarding the case out of process will be difficult. The lawyer, however, will handle your case in a very professional and objective manner.


When it comes to negotiating your case, the lawyer will have experience and is trained in negotiation skills. In most cases, the insurance company will attempt to settle your case by offering you the least amount of money possible, will you know what is a fair settlement amount? By hiring a competent attorney, you can rest assured that you will get the money you deserve.


It is important for you to contact the lawyer as soon as possible after an injury so he or she can get the right medical team to help you recover medically. The lawyer can help you receive the quality treatment you need, and, if your case has to go to court, the doctors will be excellent supporting witnesses.


A competent personal injury attorney will expedite your personal injury claim. Typically, it is never a good idea to wait until you have healed before trying to get compensation for your injuries. There are several reasons to hire an attorney to pursue your case for you. Your case will proceed forward, even as you’re concentrating on your recovery.


When the at fault party rejects your claim for compensation, in most cases, your next action is to file a lawsuit. For you to stand a better chance of winning your case you are going to need a lawyer. The other party will almost certainly have a team of lawyers representing them.


When your claim ends up in court, the other party will have a legal team to argue that they are not responsible for your injuries. You should examine their evidence carefully so that it can be countered with your fact-based evidence.


All legal claims have strict deadlines that must be met to successfully bring a personal injury claim. The best way to make sure you receive a fair settlement for your personal injury claim is to have a competent attorney handle all the procedures, making sure all the time limits are met.


The bottom line is that hiring a lawyer increases your chances of receiving a fair and just settlement you deserve for your injuries. A competent personal injury attorney knows what a reasonable settlement amount is for your injuries, impairment and total losses.  A personal injury lawyer will be able to help with all these aspects of your case.

For all these reasons and more, it’s vital that you work with a qualified, experienced, and tenacious personal injury lawyer after any sort of car crash or personal injury. Cunnane Law is your partner here. We work with clients in Edmonds and throughout the greater Seattle area, we fight for you and make sure your case is handled successfully. Give us a call today.

Note: This information was provided not for any specific claim and is written in board and general terms and may not be the right path to follow for a particular claim or case. This information is not intended to create an attorney client relationship. It is always best to receive direct legal counsel for your legal issues. It is never too early to call the attorney, but it can be too late.

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