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When to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer

Posted by Michael G. Butash | Nov 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Although it is not a requirement when filing for accident claims, many individuals choose to hire an accident lawyer after they have been involved in a car accident that resulted in personal injuries or monetary losses. Technically, you can file a personal injury claim against an insurance company by yourself but this is not recommended. Some people choose this route when they've suffered only mild injuries and have the time to research the legal claims process themselves with an accident. Zephyrhills should know that an attorney can help them go up against big auto insurance companies and their team of lawyers.

How Can a Car Accident Lawyer Help?

Because an insurance company's lawyers have the knowledge to reduce compensation and even deny the claim altogether, hiring an accident attorney is the best option for people who have suffered severe injuries, or they have experienced a significant loss of wages due to their injuries. With accidents, Zephyrhills lawyers can help you go up against big auto insurance companies and their team of lawyers. Your attorney already knows the personal injury laws and procedural rules and can effectively handle all the legwork for you. Your lawyer acts as your advocate through the entire case and gives you their advice on the current legal matters.

Tips for Hiring an Accident Lawyer

Because of some conditions in the legal system such as statutes of limitations, It may be important to hire an attorney and get the claims process going as quickly as possible. But it is important to know that not all lawyers are created equal. Not all personal injury attorneys have experience with cases that deal with personal injury caused by a car accident. Some focus more on slip-and-fall accidents, others on work-related injuries, and others still on premise liability cases. Make sure the attorney you choose has represented individuals who have suffered from personal injuries of a car accident. Zephyrhills residents in some cases cannot afford to hire the wrong attorney for the job.

*Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of Butash Law Group*

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Michael G. Butash

Michael G. Butash Stetson University College of Law Florida State University Former State Prosecutor Mike grew up in the Tampa Bay area and graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1997. He was immediately hired as an Assistant State Attorney for the 6th Judicial Circuit (Pinellas/...

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