All of those unfortunate events fall under personal injury law.
With so many different types of personal injury claims, it makes sense that no two claims processes are exactly alike. The type of claim you file - and the severity of the injury or damage - will determine which steps you need to take to get the compensation you deserve.
There’s one thing, however, that won’t change: the importance of consulting with a New Orleans personal injury attorney. For essentially any type of personal injury claim, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t call an experienced personal injury attorney before you try dealing directly with the insurance company.
If you’ve already signed an agreement with an insurance company, you’re out of luck trying to get fairly compensated.
A personal injury attorney should:
The other important step that all personal injury cases should do from the beginning is seek medical treatment.
Even if you think your injuries are minor, that could change as your treatment progresses. Doctors may find that your injuries were worse than you thought.
Plus, foregoing medical treatment would be disadvantageous in terms of compensation. The insurance company and/or the person responsible for your injury can point to your lack of treatment as reason to dismiss your request for compensation. Once you have visited a doctor, your personal injury attorney will help you through the next steps of your case.
These are the more complicated aspects of the case, so you will be happy to have an attorney by your side.
Insurance claims and lawsuits can be very complicated. One wrong step could cost you. Isn’t it better to have someone who knows the law handle your case?
Contact Wright Gray today for a consultation.