The most minor car accidents can end in financial hardship. Even what seems like a subtle fender bender can really be thousands of dollars in mechanical repairs, and sometimes what seems like a simple rear-end accident may actually be something more. Only well-documented evidence and legal advice from a personal injury attorney can help you determine if filing a lawsuit is the best option for you.
If you’ve been injured in an accident, always seek medical attention. If the accident was caused due to another person’s negligence or wanton recklessness, always speak with a workers compensation attorney as soon as you can. You may be entitled to compensation that covers or recoups the cost of your medical treatment, as well as the damage to your personal property.
Do I Need an Attorney?
The details of any accident case – from a car, motorcycle, or even an accident involving a tractor-trailer – are different in every situation. Any accident happens quickly, and in the heat of the moment, it can be impossible to make out the details of what happened.
If you’ve been involved in a car accident, never admit fault at the scene of the crime. Some car accident victims have felt pressured in the moment and wrongfully admitted negligence when they truly did not cause the accident. In any accident situation, remember that you have a right to consult with an attorney and seek their legal advice before moving forward in any way.
Always collect insurance information at the scene of a car, motorcycle, or truck accident. Remember to share contact information with the other party as well, to be sure you have a way to contact them for any additional information in the future. In the event that the other party refused to give their insurance or contact information, or even drove away from the scene, you need to contact an attorney.
Car, motorcycle, and truck accidents all constitute personal injury cases. When your physical body and personal property become damaged in a bad accident, you have every right to discuss your legal options with a lawyer.
How is Our Firm Different?
Laura S. Jenkins, PC is a different kind of law practice. Our firm and our network of legal resources care about the well-being of our clients and bring personalized attention and care to every case. Laura S. Jenkins, PC has extensive experience with courtroom negotiation and civil litigation, employing a decade of experience with the personal touch.
Only a motivated and skilled attorney can offer legal guidance that’s specific to the accident you’ve suffered. If you’ve sought medical treatment after an accident and need help paying your bills, we want to use our resources to help you. Please reach out to us.