Being in an accident can change your life forever. If you have suffered a personal injury after a bad car accident, you may be unaware of what to expect moving forward. The most important step to take is to ensure you’re in good health and receiving any medical care you need after the accident.
If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence during a car accident, your situation may constitute a personal injury case. Learn the steps to building a strong case after an accident.
What are the First Steps?
Your first step, as previously mentioned, is to ensure you’re in good health and receiving any medical attention you require. Next, assess your car accident situation with an experienced personal injury attorney.
Laura S. Jenkins, PC offers a free no-obligation consultation to anyone who has been affected by a car accident. During your initial consultation, speak with your personal injury lawyer about the specifics of the case and how they pertain to you personally. Tell your attorney whether or not you have received medical treatment after the accident. Remember to disclose to your attorney if anyone witnessed the accident, as well as your car insurance information, and as many specific details of the accident as you can remember.
How Will an Attorney Investigate and Build Your Case?
Once you hire an attorney, they will begin collecting all necessary documentation to support your personal injury case. This can be an extensive process, especially when one or more parties are injured in the accident. The step includes requesting and receiving all of your medical records and bills. We also collate important insurance documents and coordinate with other parties involved, working with any legal representation they may have hired.
How Can I Move Forward?
With all of the necessary documents and information in the hands of your attorney, the process of building your personal injury case will soon come together. You will consult with your attorney about how to present your case before a judge. Once your lawyer has all the facts and has a thorough understanding of the nature of the accident, they can provide you with a clear estimate of how long the litigation process may take as well as an idea of the amount of compensation you may receive.
How Can Our Firm Help After A Car Accident?
In the unfortunate circumstance that you’ve suffered a car accident injury, it’s understandable that you may not know how to proceed. Consult with Laura S. Jenkins, PC as soon as possible to learn what legal options exist specifically for your case. She offers a free, no-obligation consultation for anyone in the greater Raleigh, North Carolina region that needs personal injury guidance. Call Laura S. Jenkins, PC as soon as possible at (919) 846-7766 for an initial consultation. You may be entitled to compensation.