It can be difficult to get the settlement you deserve after suffering a personal injury. Insurance companies are notorious for finding every trick in the book to avoid paying you. It’s important that you know what to do and what to expect after being injured. Knowing these things can help you get the settlement you deserve.
One of the first things you should do, after sustaining your injuries, is to receive medical treatment from a qualified doctor. Far too many victims avoid doing this because they’ve sustained minor injuries. These injuries may be much more severe than they initially seem. A visit to the doctor allows you to obtain proof of your injuries. Collect the documentation from your doctor visit, and any other documentation you feel is relevant to your case. You can use this information to show your insurance company.
After you visit to the doctor, it’s time to get a clearer picture of your case. When you visit a Personal Injury Attorney Milledgeville has to offer, they are going to want to know the details of your claim thus far. These attorneys will use your evidence, and the evidence they collect, in order to build a case against the insurance company. Attorneys will conduct research, speak with eyewitnesses, construct tests, and will do whatever else they need to create a solid case.
When it comes to actually filing the lawsuit, it’s important to do so as soon as possible. Certain cases have a statute of limitations, and you’ll likely lose your chance to file your case. After your attorney petitions the court, the court will set a date for the defendant of the case to respond. Both sides will work to build their case for trial. Parties typically agree to sit down for possible settlement negotiations before the trial. If a settlement amount is reached, the case will not go to trial. However, if the two parties can’t agree on a settlement, the case will continue.
Be prepared to fight during this trial. Insurance companies have experienced lawyers on retainer for these types of cases. Their goal is to shell out the lowest possible settlement they can. This is why you need Knott and Lemon. They are experienced lawyers who are willing to fight for you.