To have a chance at winning a personal injury case it's important to hire a lawyer who is well versed in that field. Many law firms have several lawyers who practice in different fields or a single lawyer who has experience in several fields, including personal injury. Doing your research to find the right personal injury lawyer and choosing the right one can have a significant impact on your chances of winning the case.
Being involved in an auto accident can be a life-changing event for anyone. Whether you are at fault or the victim in the crash, it is important to protect yourself legally and financially so you can seek medical care and move on with your life. Here are two different scenarios you may face, consider hiring an accident attorney to help you through the crisis:
You Feel You Caused the Accident
Life can be miserable after an accident and it can be hard to imagine that life getting back to normal again. Your injuries may take time to heal and many accident victims are impatient with the progress. At the same time, you may have bills piling up and mounting financial problems as a result of your accident. You want to take action and you want to be properly compensated as soon as possible.
Nearly 5,000 people were killed in accidents involving motorcycles in 2018. And, many more were injured. While this number is decreasing slightly each year, motorcycle accidents are still an unfortunately common occurrence. If you are involved in such an accident, the stress of the situation often makes it difficult to know what to do. If you ride your motorcycle frequently, it's wise to be prepared should you find yourself in an accident.
Once you file a personal injury claim, the insurance company might order an independent medical examination (IME). The purpose of the examination is to assess the nature of your accident injuries. However, the examination might be biased — it might benefit the insurance company (at your expense) if you are not careful.
Below are some tips to help you deal with the examination.
Understand Each Question
Listen and understand each question before giving an answer.