How A Lawyer Can Help With Your Claim
One of the most important things to remember when dealing with a negligence claim, a car accident or some other injury, is the insurance company is not on your side. The insurance company will be quick to get an adjuster or representative on the case. It may seem harmless enough to discuss the matter with them. However, it is important to speak with an attorney first before making any statement to an insurance company representative.
An attorney can help evaluate your claim before you make a statement that may be used against you in any potential litigation.
You May Ask Yourself: Is It Worth Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney?
At O’Brien Batten & Kirtley, PLLC, we believe the answer is yes. We know that there is a cost in attorney fees once you receive a settlement or verdict, but there is no cost until that point. We don’t get paid unless you do. There is no harm in hiring a personal injury lawyer, and in fact you may recover significantly more with an attorney than without. It is no secret that insurance companies will take advantage of unrepresented individuals.
We have the experience to know the players in personal injury cases. We have worked with many of the same judges, insurance companies and opposing counsel for decades. Between us, we have over 80 years of practice experience at your back with knowledge of what your settlement might be or should be.
With a thorough evaluation from our experienced team, you will understand the chances of recovery as well as be able to decide whether it makes sense to try a case or not.
The better question is: Can you afford NOT hiring a personal injury attorney? We believe we can add value to your case, and if we can’t, we will be upfront and honest about that with you from the beginning.