Do You Need a Lawyer if You Weren’t at Fault in a Car Accident?
Talking to a Personal Injury Lawyer is the best advice to secure the best outcome for your case
An accident in which you were the victim may have detrimental effects on your health and finances. You need the other driver’s insurance to cover your costs. Many times, this isn’t possible due to a number of factors, and you need a car accident lawyer at your side, helping you get compensated for the other party’s actions. These reasons can range from the practical to the sinister.
Your Costs Exceed Insurance Coverage Limits
At the practical end of the spectrum is the risk that the other driver’s insurance coverage just isn’t enough to cover your costs. You and the other driver can do everything correctly, and you can still be left short of money because you have more bills than the driver had coverage. In that case, a lawyer can help you either work out a settlement or even sue the other insurance company to get more compensation.
The Other Driver Has No Insurance or Their Insurance Refuses to Pay
It’s possible the other driver has no insurance or that their insurance company has decided not to pay, for whatever reason. In that case you may very well have to sue the other party and their insurance company to get any money. Do not attempt to negotiate anything yourself in this situation. Chances are you’ll need a lawyer and will need to go the legal route.
You’ve Been Blamed for the Accident
Sometimes people just won’t own up to their actions, and you find yourself accused of causing the accident even though you were parked, stopped, or otherwise obviously not at fault. If the other party tries to blame you, you’ll really need to get a lawyer to stop the other party from making false claims.
If you’ve been the victim of a car accident, contact Eisenberg Law Offices at (608) 256-8356. You need to talk to an attorney as soon as you can to reduce the chances of your compensation slipping away.