3 Mistakes In Personal Injury Cases You Need To Avoid

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Devastating, life-altering, painful. These are the words our clients have used in the past when they are dealing with an injury they suffered. They come to us because they need help in dealing with the often traumatic and expensive injuries they experienced. No one should suffer at the hands of someone else’s negligence. Whether that was caused due to a car or motor vehicle accident or due to another form of negligence. If you’re thinking of filing a personal injury claim you need to make sure to avoid these 3 mistakes.

Our firm has helped countless individuals resolve their personal injury cases. We respect and care for all our clients and our number one focus is on getting them the highest possible compensation to deal with their suffering. Our firm prides itself in being experts that are able to guide you through the process and make sure you understand what to expect. 

If you are in the Lake Charles area contact us today to see how we can help you. 

Don’t Avoid Medical Treatment!

An injury you have sustained might not be a life or death situation. You also might not want to deal with a doctor, insurance, and the paperwork or back-and-forth of going to the doctor’s office even though you have some nagging pain or persistent trouble. While these things might be true and we understand the logic behind them you need to understand the following. Any injury that may have come due to an accident or someone’s negligence should be examined ASAP. An insurance company you go against in court might see your lack of medical records related to the case as proof that you should not be compensated.

Don’t Accept The First Settlement Offer

Insurance companies are looking out for their bottom line. That’s to say that they care about themselves more than they care about helping out you. After an injury, they’ll come to you first and try to get you to settle. Don’t fall for this! No matter how substantial that first offer is, you know you can get more. You can get what you deserve. 

Don’t Fight By Yourself

Think about it. These big companies have tons of money to throw at their legal defense. They’ll bog you down and mislead you at every step of the way. On top of that, you’ll be at a disadvantage because you still have a job to do, a home to take care of, and you’ll be dealing with legalese you might not be equipped to handle. The best investment you can make in yourself and your recovery is to hire a personal injury attorney.