It should be well worth hiring an experienced injury lawyer if you have been injured due to the negligence of another person in an accident, dog bite, slip and fall, fun shot, or other injuries. At Flora Templeton Stuart Accident Injury Lawyers, we only get paid if we win and collect a settlement for our clients. With over 45 years of experience, we know how to win injury cases with maximum recovery.
Most people imagine hiring a lawyer as an expensive proposition. When you hire a lawyer, you then have to pay the legal fees that go along with those services, and that can cause quite a financial strain. You may already be under a great deal of financial pressure due to the weight of your medical bills and other expenses–not to mention the fact that serious injuries often leave their victims unable to work.
Is it worth it to hire a personal injury attorney?
In order to determine whether you need to hire a personal injury attorney to help deal with your claim, start by considering what an experienced personal injury lawyer brings to the table.
A personal injury lawyer can’t guarantee a certain recovery, but they can help break down the compensation you deserve: compensation for the medical bills from your injuries, compensation for the wages you may have lost because of your injuries, and pain and suffering. In addition, the lawyer can take a look at the insurance policy that likely covers the liable party, such as uninsured and underinsured policies, MedPay, and PIP, which can make it easier to determine how much compensation you can actually expect for your injuries.
Insurance companies can put a great deal of pressure on you from the moment you start working with them to manage your claim. The adjuster’s goal may be to minimize the compensation the insurance company has to pay out as much as possible. Unfortunately, that means you may not receive the full compensation you deserve for your injuries. Insurance companies may try things like:
A personal injury attorney is familiar with those tactics and knows how to navigate them on your behalf.
Personal injury attorneys offer several advantages that can help increase the compensation you may recover for severe injuries sustained due to the negligence of another party.
In fact, a caring and experienced personal injury attorney should get you more compensation in your pocket.
Personal injury claims may require considerable evidence to fully establish liability. The more evidence involved in your accident, the more help you may need going through it–and a personal injury lawyer can help collect that vital evidence. In some cases, that may mean collecting physical evidence directly related to the accident: checking video footage, taking witness statements, and evaluating the scene of the accident. In other cases, it may involve working closely with expert witnesses to recreate the scene of the accident or determine how it might have taken place.
Don’t underestimate the value of stress reduction as you manage your personal injury claim! Dealing with serious injuries, from the recovery to the claim process, can prove incredibly stressful. High levels of stress can not only cause their own sets of problems, they can prevent you from focusing on your recovery or even hinder healing, especially in the case of injuries like traumatic brain injury. An attorney, on the other hand, can take over many of those stressful processes for you, which may help alleviate some of that stress and allow you to keep your focus on healing from your injuries.
There are several times when you may need a personal injury lawyer to help you manage an injury claim.
If you have any questions about your personal injury claim, from the compensation you may deserve to how to navigate your claim, Flora Templeton Stuart Accident Injury Lawyers will provide a free consultation that will help you decide your next steps–including whether you need an attorney to manage the rest of your claim.
If you have worked with an attorney in the past, you likely had to pay for those services up front–or at least shortly after your interaction concluded. A personal injury claim, on the other hand, may look a little different. At Flora Templeton Stuart Accident Injury Lawyers, we will accept claims on a contingent fee basis. That means that instead of paying for your legal services up front, you will pay for your lawyer’s services with a percentage of your personal injury claim only if there is a recovery. The lawyer’s percentage may be based on the complexity of your claim. You will discuss up front what services are included in that fee, what percentage the lawyer will claim, and whether any additional fees apply. For many victims of serious injuries, that can make legal services much more affordable–and increase the odds that you will get the compensation you need.
Do you need a personal injury lawyer to handle your claim? Contact Flora Templeton Stuart Accident Injury Lawyers today to learn more about us. We are available 24/7 and travel to our injured clients in Kentucky and Tennessee. Call 888-782-9090 or chat with us to get free, expert legal advice.