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Should I Get a Lawyer After a Car Accident? 

Should I Get a Lawyer After a Car Accident
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nd ho

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dvoc

te fo

you. Th

t’s

ight:

c

ccident lye

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s youights

nd p

otects them! They c

n guide you th

ough the inju

y cl

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ocess

nd get you the money you need.

hen you p

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ith us, ou

leg

l te

m

ill immedi

tely get to

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ll this

t no cost to you! Sound good?

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ted.

H

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son

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se is

full-time job. You p

ob

bly don't h

ve enough ext

hou

s in youeek to de

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ith eve

ything involved, but

c

ccident l

ye

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n st

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mline the st

essful p

ocess of filing

n insunce cl

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y l

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you.

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P

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ult —

lso kno

n

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mining li

bility — is

key step of

c

ccident inju

y cl

im. Unfo

tun

tely, it’s

lso one of the most complic

ted.

If someone else’s negligence c

used

n

ccident th

t left you inju

ed,

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ccident

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    m

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    t they s

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    e s

    ys

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    itness testimonies. Cont

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    y lye

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    ccess su

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    nce foot

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    l

    suit is filed, the

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    n be obt

    ined vi

    subpoen

    . Youtto

    ney c

    n check timest

    mps

    nd othe

    d

    t

    to p

    ove you

    e

    e hit by

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    cted d

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C

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Ho

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ccident inju

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o

th? You

c

ccident

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f

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void lo

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ll settlement offe

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    nd futu

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    l bills

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    in

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    ing

These losses,

lso kno

n

s d

m

ges,

ill be closely t

cked by you

c

ccident l

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in o

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to get

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Negoti

ting

ith the Insunce Comp

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gue

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nies. The good ne

s is you don’t h

ve to!

Insu

nce comp

nies e not he

e to help. In f

ct, they c

n be t

icky

nd even do

n

ight deceptive. They

ill t

ist you

o

ds

g

inst you in

n

ttempt to inv

lid

te you

cl

im. Le

ve them to us.

ith dec

des of expe

ience, ou

c

ccident lye

s kno

h

t t

ctics to look out fo

.

ithout

c

ccident inju

y lye

to field questions

nd h

ndle negoti

tions, you

isk losing out on the full v

lue of you

cl

im. Don’t settle fo

less th

n you dese

ve!

In

ddition,

e c

n h

ndle

ll the pesky p

pe

o

k, like iting

lette

of dem

nd

nd submitting

settlement p

ck

ge to the

t-f

ult p

ty’s insu

nce.

Filing

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If

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n insu

nce comp

ny

efuses to settle, filing

lsuit sho

s them you me

n business.

t t

i

l, both sides

ill p

esent evidence

nd gue thei

c

se in f

ont of

judge

nd ju

y.

skilled c

ccident

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ney is p

ep

ed to t

ke you

c

se to cou

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nd fight foh

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c

ccident inju

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fee. They

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lso use the check to h

ndle

ny liens fo

you

unp

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ve to

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bout being indebted to

ny p

ovide

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lly, they

ill issue you

check fo

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Ho

Much Does

C

ccident L

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bsolutely nothing! It’s

common misconception th

t lye

s

e expensive, but in

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lity, most pe

son

l inju

y lye

s ch

ge nothing upf

ont. Inste

d, they ope

te unde

contingent fee

ngement. This me

ns they t

ke

pe

cent

ge of you

fin

l settlement money. If they do not

in you

c

se, they do not

eceive p

yment.

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If you’

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onde

ing

hen you should get

n

tto

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fte

c

ccident, the

ns

e

is simple:

S

P.

The st

tute of limit

tions fo

c

ccidents is

ny

he

e f

om 1 to 6 ye

s, depending on

hich st

te you

e in. Ho

eve

, in

ny c

se, it’s best to

ct no

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it too long to file you

cl

im, v

lu

ble evidence m

y be lost

nd inju

ies m

y

o

sen. The soone

you

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ch out to ou

te

m of c csh

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fte

youccident, the soonee’ll be

ble to get you on the

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d to

ecove

y.

h

t Should I B

ing to My Consult

tion

ith

C

ccident Lye

?

Good ne

s: M

ny c

ccident lye

s p

ovide f

ee consult

tions. Once you

e

ch out,

pe

son

l inju

y lyeill meet

ith you — eithe

vi

tu

lly o

in pe

son —

nd p

ovide

f

ee c

se ev

lu

tion. You

ill

ns

e

questions

bout the

ccident, you

inju

ies, you

expenses,

nd mo

e. Du

ing this fi

st discussion, you c

n tell you

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y

nd she info

m

tion to help the lye

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ovide the follo

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  • i

    -level="1">Loc

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  • i

    -level="1">You

    info

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    tion (n

    me, vehicle, license numbe

    , insu

    nce p

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  • i

    -level="1">The othe

    d

    ive

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    m

    tion (n

    me, vehicle, license numbe

    , insu

    nce p

    ovide

    , etc)

  • i

    -level="1">Photos of the scene, the vehicles,

    nd you

    inju

    ies

  • i

    -level="1">D

    te

    nd loc

    tion of

    ny medic

    l t

    e

    tments you

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    the csh<

    li>

  • i

    -level="1">Summy of you

    inju

    ies

    nd medic

    l di

    gnoses, if

    pplic

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    ny co

    espondence you’ve h

    d

    ith insu

    nce

    djuste

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If you both

nt to move fo

d

ith

cl

im, you

ill be

sked to

evie

nd sign

et

ineg

eement. (Since

e

o

k on

contingency fee b

sis, you

ill p

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ont. The

et

ine

g

eement

ill specify the fee

mount th

t you

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l settlement.

e only get p

id if you get p

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Do I

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Lye

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It’s

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eve

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lly need

c

ccident

tto

ney in these scenios:
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    fi

    st c

    ccident<

    li>

  • i

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    e

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    t in the c

    ccident<

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  • i

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    ve been

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    ovide medic

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    eco

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  • i

    -level="1">You h

    ve been

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  • i

    -level="1">The insunce comp

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    o

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    ith

    lo

    offe

    th

    t doesn’t cove

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The fine p

int of

n insu

nce policy is enough to m

ke you

he

d spin. The

e

e bound to be loopholes — some helpful, some h

mful — but you’ll neve

kno

unless you consult

c

ccident

tto

ney.

e’

e equipped

ith

tho

ough kno

ledge of the l

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ell

s the t

ctics

nd sttegies e

ch individu

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complimenty c

se ev

lu

tions

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isk-f

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ve nothing to lose

nd eve

ything to g

in!

Does My

ccident Qu

lify fo

C

ccident

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Eve

y c

ccident is diffe

ent, so the

e’s only one

y to find out: get

f

ee c

se ev

lu

tion

ight no

. Ou

c

ccident lye

s h

ndle m

ny diffe

ent types of c

ses. If you o

someone you love h

s been inju

ed in

n

ccident, don’t suffeny longe

. Link up

ith the leg

l

ep

esent

tion you need.

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ny people

void seeing

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use they

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fid they c

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ffo

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tment.

By the time they le

n

bout thei

leg

l

ights, it’s too little too l

te,

nd thei

bodies h

ve suffe

ed iep

ble d

m

ge.

Don’t let this h

ppen to you. Seek medic

l t

e

tment

S

P.

If you’ve been b

dly hu

t in

c

ccident, the

t-f

ult d

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uto li

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nce

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you

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hen you need it. Inste

d, they expect you to p

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you

su

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y out of pocket, then submit

ll of the bills to them

fted. Even then, they m

y t

y to dispute you

cl

im! Docto

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nd su

geons expect p

yment

hen they

ende

se

vices. Ho

eve

, if you’

e lo

on funds o

you h

ve in

dequ

te he

lth insu

nce cove

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none

t

ll), you

c

ccident inju

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ye

ill unde

st

nd if you c

nnot

ffo

d these expenses. They c

n help you by p

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lette

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of p

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medic

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p

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pending cl

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futu

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suit

d. This me

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s

g

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e

t you no

nd postpone p

yment collection until you

c

se is fin

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th

t m

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e medic

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t

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cility might’ve billed you

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son, you

c

ccident

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y get

lette

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