When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

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When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

You should hire a personal injury lawyer if you or someone you love was injured in an accident. If somebody else is responsible for the accident and injuries, you could recover compensation for your damages, including medical bills, lost wages, and more. A lawyer can identify the responsible party or parties, gather evidence to prove their liability, and negotiate with them and their insurers for damages.

A personal injury lawyer can help you negotiate with the insurance company after an accident. The good news is that you do not have to worry about paying for a personal injury lawyer out of pocket because most work on a contingency basis. They collect their fee only after they recover damages for you.

Cases Personal Injury Lawyers Handle

A personal injury lawyer can help you recover damages after an accident, such as:

Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer If You Have to Deal With Insurance Companies

To collect damages for most personal injuries, you may have to deal with an insurance company at some point. If someone else caused your injury, you have to file a liability claim and deal with their insurance company.

You should not attempt to negotiate with an insurance company without legal representation. Some insurance representatives may take your words out of context or twist what you say to use your words against you.

Your personal injury lawyer can help you prepare for a statement and advise you on what to say and what not to say. Your attorney may also deal with the insurance company on your behalf, taking that burden off your shoulders.

Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer to Make Sure You File Your Case Within the Statute of Limitations

In Pennsylvania, the statute of limitations on personal injury lawsuits is usually two years. The clock starts running at the time of your injury. If you do not file a lawsuit before the statute of limitations expires, you lose your right to recover damages.

Work with an attorney who can help you file your lawsuit on time and meet any other deadlines that might apply to your case. Act now before time runs out – or before evidence gets lost or eyewitness memories begin to fade.

Get a Free Case Evaluation From a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you or someone you love was hurt in accident, the personal injury lawyers at Cordisco & Saile LLC can help you pursue damages from the responsible party or parties. We offer a free case evaluation and work on a contingency basis. For a free case evaluation, call us at 215-642-2335.

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