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Should I hire a car accident attorney?

If you aren’t sure whether you should hire a car accident attorney, here are some helpful questions to ask yourself. As always, get in touch with us for a free case evaluation and we’ll help if we can.

  • Was the other party involved in the crash at fault?
  • Have you sustained injuries and accumulated expensive medical bills?
  • Is an insurance company disputing liability?
  • Have you experienced significant wage losses due to a crash?
  • Did you know that personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, meaning clients typically do not have to pay out-of-pocket expenses, or fees unless their case is won?

What Does a Car Wreck Personal Injury Attorney Do?

A car wreck injury lawyer will sort out the details of your accident and conduct an extensive investigation of the accident. This often includes interviewing witnesses, collecting and examining police reports, reviewing available video footage and photographs, analyzing medical records, interviewing expert medical staff, and working with consultants to reconstruct the accident scene.

The accident attorney will pursue those at fault to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. Overall, it's a process that requires grit, determination, and expertise to deliver success.

What Should I Expect from a Personal Injury Attorney?

Car accident clients are treated like family by 1-800-CarWreck attorneys. The first objective is to take care of the client and ensure they get physically, mentally and/or emotionally well. Car wrecks are can be traumatic so another objective is to always create a stress-free approach for clients.

A typical case may take weeks, months or even years to settle. This includes the following primary steps:

  1. Conduct an initial case evaluation.
  2. Complete a "deep-dive" investigation of the evidence, including interviews and depositions.
  3. Compose a Demand Letter to those at fault outlining the client's "demands."
  4. If no settlement is reached, other means such as mediation may be used to reach a resolution.
  5. If an agreement is still not reached, a case may go to trial.
  6. If a final settlement or judgment is in your favor, settlement compensation is dispersed.