The aftermath of a car accident can leave you facing a considerable amount of physical, emotional and financial stress. All this stress, paperwork and pressure from insurance companies can make it tempting to settle the case quickly and avoid the complexity of a legal claim.
However, settling a personal injury case can be dangerous. Simply settling a personal injury claim could prevent you from getting the full compensation you deserve after you suffered an injury because of another’s negligence.
Not many people are aware of the unfair tactics insurance companies might use, such as:
Remember: many insurance companies are often looking to save money and manage risks – they are not looking to help support you and your family after an accident.
Not many people understand exactly how much compensation they can obtain after a car accident. In Pennsylvania, you can recover both economic and non-economic damages to cover:
Determining the total value of these losses while navigating the claim paperwork and complex insurance policies can be challenging. But an experienced personal injury attorney understands how the legal process works and how to value your claim. They review your case to recover the facts of the accident and increase your maximum compensation.
Even though most personal injury claims are settled outside of court, working with an attorney ensures that you have an ally who knows how to negotiate with insurance companies, and who is prepared to take matters to court and obtain the full compensation you deserve.