Austin Car Accident Lawyer
- Saturday, 25 January 2020
- Written by John Riddle
Are you considering hiring a car accident lawyer in Austin?
Well, we get it.
It's a difficult decision and you may be thinking your injuries are minimal or you can handle the insurance company on your own. Or you may be saying you're just not the suing type. But before you decide that you don't need an attorney consider this. You never know what damage a car wreck can cause down the road in regard to chronic pain or other injuries.
If you are hurt as a result of someone else taking a needless risk on the roadway in Austin here are a few tips.
First, make sure you are ok.
If you are hurt, or you think you may be hurt, go ahead and seek treatment. Call and ambulance if needed. Do NOT delay in getting treatment because you are putting your own health at risk.
It's a difficult decision and you may be thinking your injuries are minimal or you can handle the insurance company on your own.
Or you may be saying you're just not the suing type. But before you decide that you don't need an Austin car accident attorney consider this. You never know what damage a car wreck can cause down the road in regard to chronic pain or other injuries.
Second, call the police.
You need to make a record of what happened. This is not only to help you later if you are injured but also to protect yourself from any wrongful claims at a later date.
Third, gather information.
If you are in a wreck and you are able to do so get the other driver's contact information, insurance information, and try to identify any witnesses and get their contact information as well.
Fourth, take pictures.
Most people have cell phones that will take pictures. So take pictures of the scene, the roadway, the cars.
And if you have any cuts or bruising or swelling, take pictures of that as well.
At some point you make have questions on what to do.
Or how to handle your insurance claim.
Most car accident lawyer in Austin offer free consultations. Experienced personal injury attorneys can assist you through the insurance claim process. And can even help you locate appropriate doctors to treat you, if needed.
Ultimately, insurance companies are in the business of making money. And they don't do that by paying claims.
These tips can help give you a better chance of getting a more reasonable offer from the
insurance company. But it doesn't mean you will get paid in full.
Having a car accident lawyer in Austin by your side will ensure that the cost to recover from the long term injuries or effects and from the chronic pain is taken into consideration.
Also there is data by insurance companies that show on average people who don't have a lawyer after an ccident actually get paid less by the insurance companies. And we want you to get the compensation you deserve.
When a person buys insurance the insurance company makes promises. As your Austin auto accident lawyer, we will hold the insurance companies to the deal that they made when they got paid.
We offer a free consultation and we will work on a contingency fee arrangement. That means, we will only get paid if and when we recover money for you. We want to hear the details of your accident and hear about your injuries. We are here to support you through this process.
So, learn how we can help you by setting up a free consultation today. All you have to do is call us and we'll be glad to talk to you. Thank you very much for the opportunity.