If you find yourself injured in an automobile accident, your primary focus is to get better. What you really want is to return to your pre-accident condition from a physical standpoint. However, this can also be a confusing time. In addition to focusing on your recovery, you will need deal with the insurance company for the at-fault driver. You may be contacted by numerous people who will want to know everything about the accident from the extent of the damage to your car to the nature and extent of your injuries, if any. The number of people that you might need to deal with can be overwhelming. Everyone – from your private health insurance, to your automobile insurance, to the at-fault driver’s insurance – must be contacted. Each of them will have questions regarding any injury you received and medical expenses you incurred. This process can be daunting and time consuming, particularly if you are navigating the insurance system by yourself. A knowledgeable attorney can manage all of the parties involved in your personal injury case and help you receive the appropriate health and auto insurance payments to cover the medical expenses involved in your recovery. A lawyer experienced at handling accident cases can maximize your recovery, often at no out-of-pocket cost to you.
The law firm of Pak & Moring is authoring a series of articles about the personal injury process in an effort to help citizens be more informed when making decisions after an accident. Depending on your level of health and auto insurance coverage and the nature of your injury, the amounts you receive to cover your bills may vary. In addition, some companies use liens to ensure repayment. This series of posts will focus on the different scenarios a victim of a car accident might face. Of course, each case is different.
If you find yourself in need of legal representation, contact Pak & Moring to discuss your situation. We can help you navigate the waters of insurance companies and medical bills.