Why Should I Hire a Lawyer After an Auto Accident?

Many people believe since they pay for insurance, their insurance company will fight for their rights after an auto accident. However, this is not quite the case. Instead, insurance companies are looking out for themselves. After all, it is a business they are running. Rather than being concerned about their insured customers, they have a bigger burden: minimizing their own damages.

When the interests of the insurance company match the interests of their customer, the customer can expect a successful claim. However, when it comes to personal injury claims, medical bills and especially when the customer was the one at fault for the accident, the support for the customer mostly goes to the wayside. This can come as a big shock to those in their first at-fault accident after years of paying the same company for their services.

When a person is at fault for the accident, they may assume they will simply have to eat the costs and accept the charges that come with the violation. Further, those who were not at fault may assume the restitution they are served will be adequate, which is often times not the case. Even when the person was not injured, there could be ways to get more reimbursement for items that were in the vehicle and other related issues.

Attorneys are On Your Side

An attorney has only one interest: being successful for their client. Even the most money hungry attorney will only benefit the client that hires them. After all, the attorney is only successful when their client is successful. At best, after a failed case, the attorney will lose out on money. At worst, they will lose part of their reputation as a lower winning attorney.

They Know the Law

Lawyers have a better understanding of how you can frame your case, especially when you find a dedicated car accident lawyer. It doesn’t have to be their one and only focus. In fact, have some other areas of focus such as personal injury and criminal defense can lend better to an accident case. At the end of the day, finding someone that knows the exact laws for your unique issues will create a more successful case overall.

Better Preparation

Your attorney has been through this before, which is great when you haven’t. They have gone through arbitration and litigation. They know what works with a judge or jury because they have had different techniques become successful or unsuccessful. They have studied the law and have more references just out on their desk than you knew existed. Having legal representation means having all of that experience on your side.

At Wallace Law, we have the experience to be successful. Contact us today to find out how we can help.