Personal Injury Questions Answered
How much does it cost to hire a lawyer?
Hiring an attorney at is 100% free, unless you win, and it costs nothing upfront.
Should I still get a lawyer if it’s not my fault?
Yes. An experienced personal injury attorney can help you evaluate the strength of your case and improve your bargaining position by investigating the incident, collecting evidence and consulting with experts.
Does hiring a lawyer increase my settlement?
A good attorney can often negotiate a larger settlement and/or convince your medical providers to reduce their bills. What is ultimately important is not the total amount of your settlement, but how much of it ends up in your pocket.
What does a lawyer do for me?
Our trucking accident attorneys have years and years of experience dealing with the big insurance companies so we investigate the claim, help determine negligence and find out how much money is available to you. We use the tools of the law to get an injured person the maximum compensation they can get.
What can I get if I file a lawsuit?
If you have suffered serious bodily injuries it is important to consult with a personal injury attorney because you can recover past and future medical bills, lost wages, future wages, pain and suffering and more.
Should I sign the medical release form for the insurance company to get my medical records?
No. By signing a medical authorization form, you are giving the insurance company full access to your medical history, including unrelated issues which are private.
What if I don’t have health insurance?
After an accident, the most important thing is a speedy recovery. We’ll help you get the medical treatment you need, with no out-of-pocket costs.
Should I settle the case on my own?
It depends on your injuries. If you have serious or permanent injuries, your attorney will search for the insurance policy on the commercial truck and sometimes you will find there is more than one insurance involved because the truck and trailer are often insured by different companies and it could be for millions of dollars. So don’t settle for less than what you deserve.
When should I seek medical attention?
If you are in pain, you should see a doctor right away. The longer you delay medical treatment the easier it is for the insurance company to make you a low ball offer.
Its been a while and I haven’t seen a doctor, what do I do now?
If you have not sought medical treatment, you should talk to a lawyer.