When should I hire an attorney after a car accident? If you are asking this question, you are not alone. Thousands of people ask it every month.
I’m going to tell you when to get a lawyer after a car accident. I will also reveal when you do not need one.
I’ll share with you the benefits of hiring a lawyer for your car accident claim. You will also see what to watch out for when hiring a lawyer. You’ll see what questions to ask the attorney for a car accident case.
The average cost of medical bills is increasing quickly each year. According to the IRC, claimed medical costs (and payments) relating to car accidents is growing faster than inflation.
Just look at this graph:
You don’t want to just hope that insurance company will pay for your bills. Only to find out that they later deny or delay your case. You don’t want bad credit if you can’t pay your medical bills.
Perhaps you are afraid that after paying attorney’s fees you are going to get a smaller payout. Don’t be. You’ll be happy that you hired a lawyer.
A study found that claimants with an attorney received an average total bodily injury payment of 3.5x more than those without a lawyer!
That is big news.
Specifically, the study found that people with attorneys in car accidents got an average of bodily injury payment of $16,658.
Without an attorney, the average bodily injury payment was $4,699.
Take a look:
The $16,658 amount is before deduction of attorney’s fees and costs. However, there is another big benefit to hiring a lawyer that the study does not mention. I will talk about it in detail below.
You’ll also get to hear about 13 reasons to hire a lawyer if you are hurt in an accident caused by someone else. However, I won’t stop there.
You’re going to see actual examples (using real settlements) of the benefits of hiring a lawyer.[Read more…]