When you’ve been injured in an accident, it’s your right to obtain compensation for the damages a negligent party caused you. You could try to go it alone, but you might regret it.
Working with a personal injury attorney from our firm can make obtaining compensation for your injury a whole lot easier. Below, we’ve listed the top five reasons to work with a personal injury attorney as you seek compensation.
Reason 1: So You Can Focus on Your Recovery
After being injured, you may be dealing with a lot. You could still be in the hospital; you could be suffering physical pain; your accident might have caused you emotional suffering; and you’re being handed huge medical bills that have your jaw hitting the floor.
In such a state, filing a personal injury claim may be too much for you to handle. Even if you attempt it on your own, you may not be able to give the process 100 percent of your attention, time, and effort, which will ultimately mean a smaller chance of a positive outcome.
You may be able to wrangle a settlement offer, but it’s unlikely to be the full settlement you’re owed for your injuries. An attorney can take care of your claim for you and keep your focus where it should be—on your recovery.
Reason 2: A Wealth of Legal Knowledge
Our personal injury attorneys handle injury cases on a daily basis—that’s what we do and what we went to school for. We have the knowledge, experience, and education necessary to win your case. Unless you’re an attorney yourself, you probably don’t have all the resources to reach a successful claim resolution.
Reason 3: Help with Insurance Negotiations
Negotiating with insurance companies is an important part of the personal injury claim process. Negotiating is a skill that not everyone has. When your financial future is on the line, you should probably have someone experienced with insurance negotiations fighting for the best settlement offer possible.
Reason 4: To Maximize Your Compensation
Your attorney will be able to investigate your injuries, gather important evidence to prove your claim, and build a successful case that will get you the most compensation possible.
Many people aren’t even fully aware of the types of damages they can request in an injury claim. You can request more than just your monetary losses. Your attorney will help you obtain compensation for all of your losses, such as the following:
- Pain and suffering
- Medical costs
- Missed work wages
- Mental distress
- Mental health treatment
- Loss of your enjoyment of life
Reason 5: To Reduce Your Stress
Hiring an attorney to assist you in this process will ultimately mean a lot fewer headaches for you. Legal proceedings are stressful, and arguing with insurance companies and negligent parties probably isn’t something you want to deal with right now.
Discuss Your Baton Rouge Personal Injury Case with Us
The attorneys at Spencer Calahan Injury Lawyers are ready to discuss your case during a free claim assessment. An attorney can analyze your claim, tell you how much compensation you can expect to receive, and fight to make sure you get every penny owed to you.
Lawyers at our firm work for a contingency fee, which means you can work with us without paying for our services up front. Call us at 225-387-2323 or fill out the form below to arrange a consultation.