Many individuals are skeptical about hiring an attorney after a car accident. They’re not sure whether they can afford to hire legal counsel when already dealing with medical bills, costs for property damage, and other expenses, all while not being able to work because of the injury.
However, despite the actual concerns that the injured party has, hiring an attorney is one of the most important things they can do to protect themselves in legal matters. Here’s what you can gain by hiring a lawyer to help after an injury.
ACCESS TO NECESSARY RESOURCES
Not everyone injured in an accident understands what resources are necessary to file a claim or a car accident lawsuit. They might not have access to the resources they do know about. A lawyer can help you with this aspect of the legal matters.
A lawyer may have access to expert witnesses—including medical professionals and accident reconstructionists—as well as documents you need such as accident and medical reports. These resources can help build a strong case on your behalf.
UNDERSTANDING OF YOUR RIGHTS
Because the legal matters after a car accident can be very complex, it’s important for you to understand your rights. However, these matters can be difficult to understand and without your own legal representation, you may take the defendant’s insurance companies word as truth.
You should have someone with knowledge of the laws in your corner. It can help you understand not only what rights you have, but also what to expect moving forward so you can make the right choices of what legal avenues to pursue.
With our legal team at Ibay Law Group on your side, you can feel confident going through the process. We help you with the complex matters that lie ahead, protecting your rights every step of the way.
Our car accident attorneys represent injured individuals in California & Nevada. Trust that your case is in good hands when you hire our firm and we go the extra mile to help you with the recovery of your losses after a negligence-related car accident.