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Do I Need a Lawyer for a Car Accident?

If you were recently involved in a car crash, you’re likely trying to figure out the steps you need to take to move forward and get your life back on track. Like most victims, you’re probably interested in filing a claim to attempt to collect compensation for your injuries and damages. However, if you are, you may be asking yourself whether you need a lawyer.

If you’re interested in giving yourself a good chance of winning the compensation you deserve, the answer is yes. Without legal guidance, your ability to collect compensation could be completely compromised.

Dealing With Insurance

One of the most important reasons why you might need a car accident lawyer is because of the insurance company. Many accident victims who have attempted to communicate with insurers without legal representation have found that it’s a nearly impossible feat.

Not only will they be difficult to work with, but insurers’ primary goal will actually be to mitigate any responsibility for issuing a settlement. If you don’t know how to properly represent yourself, you could find that the insurers are successful in this effort.

However, if you opt to enlist our car accident attorneys, we’ll work to make sure the insurance company’s attempts will be fruitless. We will do everything we can to make sure you have the best chance of getting the compensation you deserve.

Considering Damages for the Future

After your collision, your primary concern is likely getting compensation for the damages you are presently faced with. And while this is obviously important, there are other considerations you must keep in mind.

For example, you may not think to seek compensation for future medical costs or potentially lost wages down the line. This could leave you with financial stress later on.

Working with an attorney, however, will help mitigate this issue. Your car accident lawyer will be able to use his or her past experience with similar cases to figure out what your future needs might entail. That way, we can seek the proper compensation in your claim.

Avoid Mistakes

A car accident lawyer can help you avoid filing errors. Personal injury law is complicated, and simple mistakes with your claim could lead to a flat-out denial. Your attorney will ensure everything is filed error-free so you can avoid a denial based on rookie errors.

Contact a Car Crash Lawyer

We hope you’ll get in touch with us to discuss your car accident. The attorneys at Spencer Calahan Injury Lawyers would be happy to represent your interests in your upcoming legal proceedings.

Fill out our online contact form at the bottom of the page or call our office at 225-387-2323 to schedule a free consultation with a car accident lawyer. We’ll work hard to earn the compensation you deserve.