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Compensation after an Auto Accident

by | Dec 22, 2019 | Firm News

The potential for an auto accident always exists and it’s important that you know what to do if you’re involved in an accident and how to obtain any financial compensation to which you may be entitled. If you’re injured in an accident, you have a right to have your medical costs paid, be reimbursed for lost wages, and be compensated for pain and suffering.

What may first appear as a minor injury as a result of an auto accident can actually be more serious than you thought. After a car accident, you’re typically in a mild state of shock at the very least and your body is flooded with endorphins that can mask pain and the true extent of injuries.

Your medical costs, replacement or repair of your vehicle, and other associated expenses are typically handled through no-fault insurance claims. If the insurance company balks at paying for expenses or you sustain injuries that result in loss of income or disability, you’ll require the assistance of a lawyer that specializes in these types of cases.

It’s a good idea to hire a lawyer after a car accident anyway. He/she will be able to begin building a case to obtain the greatest amount of compensation for you. They have access to experts in a variety of fields that can provide assistance and your lawyer will also be able to obtain the documents needed to prove your case.

If you or a loved one is injured in a car crash, it’s critical that you notify your car insurance company as soon as possible to make a claim. It will help in avoiding any potential delays in the replacement of your vehicle and obtaining medical services.

Some internal injuries are impossible to diagnose with a simple x-ray and may require an MRI or other imaging technology. Small bone fractures may not be obvious until days later. A lawyer is always your best chance of obtaining the compensation you deserve.

Whether you need a Divorce, are dealing with Custody or Child Support issues, or need representation in a Personal Injury matter, the Law Offices of Theodore H. Enfield can confidently assist you.  To learn more about how we can help you or to discuss the facts of your case with our attorneys, call to schedule your free consultation.