Many people involved in car accidents don’t even consider hiring a lawyer, even when they suffer serious injuries. Whether you’re worried about cost, or you just don’t feel like you have the energy to navigate the legal system, it’s understandable that you may want to try to handle it on your own.
(1) Medical Causation: One of the most important factors is whether the insurance company or a jury believes that the treatment you received was due to (or caused by) the wreck. Insurance companies often claim that treatment after a wreck was due to a preexisting injury or unrelated condition.
We are filing another lawsuit in car wreck case today. Defendant took a left turn in a right turn only lane while using their cell phone. Our client was severely injured and the auto insurance company for Defendant won’t adequately compensate our client for his damages.
Unfortunately car wrecks can happen while you are on the clock. In those instances you have a workers’ compensation case and a liability claim against the at fault driver. The liability claim is often called a “third party claim”. If you find yourself in this situation, it is best to have a lawyer that is experienced in both workers’ compensation and personal injury litigation.