Whether you’ve been injured at work, on a construction site, or even by medical or pharmaceutical negligence, you have the right to be compensated for your injury. To continue with this procedure, you’ll need a Personal Injury Attorney.
There are many details and professional opinions that only an experienced Personal Injury Attorney can give you. Claimants who use law firms get 3.5 times more compensation than the ones who won’t. It’s important to understand there is more to handling a personal injury claim than filing paperwork and negotiating with the insurance company.
There’s a lot to be done in a personal injury case, from getting the facts about who was responsible and reviewing your injury and recovery process to calculating your compensation claim and providing evidence for all of them.
During this process, people usually make a lot of mistakes that are as follows:
Not Asking Your Questions and Not Providing Details
There is no little or unimportant detail associated with a personal injury claim. Every little detail matters, and there is no stupid question. If there is something on your mind, ask away. Lawyers are there to answer.
Assuming that Your Case is Won Before Settlement
Most cases handled by lawyers will get settled before they even go to court. Only less than one percent get a full court hearing, but that’s not to think you’ll win automatically. Many things affect a case’s success chances that are heavily dependent on you, including keeping your evidence and providing medical reports.
Settling Your Case Against a Personal Injury Attorney’s Advice
It’s your choice to settle or not. After all, you are the injured party. But it’s an attorney’s responsibility to provide you with legal counsel, and that includes settling the case too soon when you can get a lot more.
Underreporting Injury List: Including Emotional and Psychological Injury
As any good personal injury attorney would tell you, you are entitled to compensation for your emotional and psychological distress as well. It’s a classic mistake to underreport your injuries because sometimes, even a headache could lead to a possible brain injury that might happen in the future related to your current injuries.
Getting a consultation is the first step of moving forward with your case. Visit the Robert J. DeBry & Associates website to schedule your free consultation today.