A Pennsylvania car accident can leave you with a lot of questions over what to do next. For instance, you may ask yourself:
- How will I pay my hospital and medical bills that insurance does not cover?
- What if I cannot afford my car repair bills or the cost of a new vehicle?
- How can I afford my regular bills, such as rent, phone, and utilities, if I have to miss work while recovering from my injuries?
- What happens if the insurance company denies my claim or offers less than I feel I deserve?
- How long is the timeline for my car accident claim to get settled?
- Do I have to sue if the other driver was at fault but tries to deny liability?
- Do I need an attorney?
- Where can I find a skilled and accomplished car accident lawyer in Newtown, PA?
The stress and financial worries from a car accident can take as much of a toll on you as your physical injuries. That is why you need a top car accident attorney fighting for your rights.
The accomplished legal team at Cordisco & Saile LLC can help. Not only do we fight relentlessly and aggressively for our clients, but we do it with compassion, welcoming you into our family and treating you as one of our own. We take the outcome of your car accident case personally. We promise that no one will work harder to get you what you deserve.
What Compensation Can I Recover After a Car Crash in Newtown?
Though many car accident victims are unaware of this, you are probably eligible for damages beyond your current medical bills and the damage to your vehicle. When we take on your case, our first job is to conduct a thorough review of your losses. We will determine every type of compensation for which you are eligible.
You are eligible to get compensation not only for your current medical bills, but for any future costs associated with your car accident. Our legal team estimates your future medical costs and pursues the responsible party or parties for the full amount.
Often, you have to miss substantial time from work after a car accident. This could occur because you are too injured to go to your job or perhaps because you are dealing with other crash-related minutiae, such as visiting the repair shop, meeting with insurance adjusters, getting a rental car, or buying a replacement vehicle. Our team makes sure you get compensation for the lost income you were unable to earn at work.
Reduced Earning Capacity
If your car accident injuries prevent you from doing your job on a long-term basis, force you to take a lower-paying position, or require you to work fewer hours, we help you recover the difference between what you are earning now and what you should be earning.
Vehicle Repair and Replacement
We pursue compensation for your car repair bills or, in the case of a total loss, the cost of a comparable replacement vehicle.
If you suffered additional property damage in the accident, we can help you recover the value of those items, as well. Property damage could include electronic equipment, jewelry, furniture, or other expensive goods you might have been carrying at the time of the crash.
Pain and Suffering
Winning damages for pain and suffering in Pennsylvania requires unique skill from your attorney. This is because the state has special rules that can limit your compensation based on the type of car insurance you have: limited or full tort.
If you lack full tort coverage, then we must prove the severity of your injuries to win compensation for them. As this can be a subjective argument, our team gathers the most thorough and compelling evidence we can to make our case, including medical records, doctors’ opinions, and expert witness testimony.
Regardless of the type of insurance you have, you can count on our accomplished legal team to fight your case relentlessly, helping you win every dollar of compensation possible.
What If I Receive a Settlement Offer Soon After My Crash?
Following your accident, you might get a call from your insurance company or the company that insures the at-fault driver in the crash. The company might offer you a settlement. If you are anticipating substantial medical or car repair bills, this initial offer might be tempting to take.
You should never agree to negotiate with the insurance company, much less accept an offer they put on the table, without speaking with an attorney first.
The problem with taking the insurance company’s call is that their motivations for phoning you are not what you might believe they are. They are not working in your best interests or trying to ensure that you receive compensation quickly. Instead, the insurance company is more concerned with reducing their own expenses and paying you as little as they can.
Accordingly, the rep on the phone will have his or her ears open for any statement from you that could damage your right to compensation. Even if it is something innocuous, do not underestimate their ability to twist it around in their favor.
Not to mention, any settlement that the insurance company offers you without negotiation will not include anything close to the compensation you deserve.
When you try to negotiate with the insurance company without an attorney—or worse, accept the first offer they make—you invariably leave money on the table. This is money you not only deserve, but you may need it in order to pay your crash-related bills. Once you accept an offer, you cannot file another claim for additional compensation.
To Speak to a Skilled, Accomplished, Compassionate Legal Team in Newtown, Call 215-642-2335.
At Cordisco & Saile LLC, we are ready to take on your case and get you the compensation you deserve. Our legal team understands how to negotiate with the insurance company to get you a fair settlement for your injuries. If the insurance company refuses to settle, we can litigate your case represent you in court.
Call us today at 215-642-2335 to schedule a free case evaluation.
Karen Wilbank (Verified Google Review) ★★★★★
“Thank you Attorney Cordisco, Meryl and Barb for going above and beyond to get results that far exceeded what I thought I would recover from my accident. You were always courteous, professional, responsible and easy to talk and understand and keeping in touch with me throughout the process. I highly recommend Cordisco and Saile law office for your future needs.”