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Do I Really Need An Attorney?

  • By: Tony Adderley
  • Published: June 30, 2014

In most car accident cases, you’re going to need the counsel and services of an experienced personal injury attorney. If you are certain that your damages and injuries are genuinely minor, and the insurance company offers a genuinely fair settlement, then you probably do not need an attorney. What’s imperative in all accident situations is to obtain immediate medical care. Tell your doctor all of your symptoms, aches, and complaints. If your symptoms grow worse, go back and tell the doctor more. This documents your injury; you’ll need documentation if you choose later to pursue a personal injury claim.

If you think your injuries are minor, but you don’t get better soon, you have a real problem. You’ll need a good personal injury lawyer. Most people have no idea what their personal injury claim might be worth. Most also have no idea precisely if or when they qualify for compensation for medical care and lost wages. An experienced personal injury attorney has plenty of experience evaluating personal injuries.

Insurance companies and juries need proof that the traffic crash caused your injury. If you are treated promptly, your doctor probably can show that the accident is the cause of your injuries. However, without immediate care, your doctor might be very hesitant to report months later that the traffic accident caused your injury. By that time, an attorney may not even take your case. The simple fact is that in a personal injury suit, the burden of proof falls on the injured plaintiff.

Act promptly. If you’ve suffered a personal injury due to another driver’s negligence, seek out the services of a good personal injury lawyer right away. Nothing is more important than your health. If you’ve been injured in the southern California area, take the first step toward the compensation you need and the justice you deserve. Speak with an experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorney today.

About the Author Tony Adderley has been working as a professional advocate for
individuals entitled to Social Security Disability (SSD) and worker’s
compensation benefits for more than 20 years.