Hand injuries are especially common in car accidents and workplace accidents. If you have suffered a broken hand injury due to an accident caused by another party, you can seek compensation for the accident-related expenses, including medical bills.
Below are the benefits of hiring a personal injury attorney for a car accident resulting in a broken hand injury.
1. Help You Make the Best Choice
If you have suffered injuries due to an accident caused by another party, you have two options when seeking compensation. You can file an insurance claim or file a personal injury lawsuit. However, if you are not conversant with the process, seeking compensation can take time.
Usually, claiming compensation from the insurance company is the first option. However, this may not work out, which can lead you to the next option; trial. The only disadvantage of a trial is that the compensation process may take a while, since the court may take time to determine the matter.
Nevertheless, taking the personal injury claim to trial is your only choice when the other party refuses to admit responsibility.
Your attorney will advise you accordingly on the best course of action for your particular situation.
2. Get a Worthy Settlement
Even though most people know that they stand to get compensation for any injury they suffer from an accident caused by someone else, most people do not know the exact figure they are supposed to get. Even though tools like the personal injury settlement calculator helps you calculate your possible compensation, you will only get estimates and not the actual figure.
A personal injury attorney is the only one with the knowledge and expertise to get you the proper compensation according to the subtleties of the injury case. The attorney is also knowledgeable in how insurance companies work and can quickly negotiate and get you a worthy settlement.
3. A Personal Injury Attorney Is Your Best Weapon
Going against an insurance company is similar to going to battle. No insurance company is going to be ready to hand you the settlement you deserve unless you get to this ‘battlefield’ with the right weapon, which is a good attorney. Unfortunately, you cannot put up a strong claim for your compensation if you decide to face the insurance company on your own.
The insurance company is aware that it has more bargaining power and knowledge than you, and it is going to use this knowledge against you to ensure you get the lowest settlement. For instance, they can use your lack of knowledge in the claim process to protect their interests. Thus, you need a personal injury attorney by your side to ensure you get the proper settlement.
4. Be At Peace and Focus On Healing
From the above point, it is clear that going against an insurance company for your settlement as a result of an injury like a broken hand is not an easy feat. Furthermore, all this back and forth can cause you confusion if you decide to go against the company on your own.
However, you can be at peace and focus on healing with a personal injury attorney by your side ‘fighting’ for your settlement. The attorney will take care of all the stressful and challenging details for you.
5. Get the Most Suitable Medical Attention
What the attorney does for you does not have to start and end in court. The attorney can be of great help, especially if you contact them immediately after you get injured in a car accident. Your attorney can advise you on treatment from medical practitioners who are best at handling your type of injury.
The proper medical care will help you recover fast and get the most out of your injury claim. Besides, medical practitioners can serve as witnesses if your personal injury claim goes to trial.
6. Can Easily and Adequately Prove Liability
Since the legal elements necessary for establishing your claim can vary, having a great personal attorney by your side to use the correct law that specifically applies to your case is crucial. Your lawyer will carry out the necessary investigation to identify the parties responsible for the accident and get the required evidence that will prove the other party’s fault in the accident.
We deal in numerous personal injury cases like:
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Wrongful death
- Slip and fall
- Nursing home abuse
We understand the legal requirements for proving fault in these cases, so you can rest assured that your case is in good hands.