How to ensure you are getting fair compensation in an auto accident

Being involved in a car accident is a traumatic experience, however, the experience of engaging in the claims process with insurance companies can be just as traumatic.

If you are injured in an auto accident, regardless of how the accident occurred, the complexities of how to obtain fair compensation are unknown to the average person. Insurance companies frequently ignore the evidence of damages presented by claimants and attempt to undervalue the amount of the claim. They also frequently refuse to disclose the liability limits of the driver who caused the car accident in an attempt to convince you to accept less than the actual value of your damages. In dealing with an insurance company it is always important to remember that the less the insurance companies pay out in car accident claims the more they make in profits.

Insurance companies frequently attempt to settle car accident claims soon after the accident. It is important not to rush into any settlement because the full scope of your injuries may not be evident. Injuries from accidents, such as bulging disks, often do not immediately present themselves following a car accident. Without a clear understanding of your injuries and the future medical care that will be required, it is very difficult to obtain fair compensation for your injuries.

If you are injured in a car accident, it is important that you have a full understanding of what damages you are entitled to and how the insurance company is evaluating your damage. It is important to understand whether the insurance company is accepting liability or attempting to dispute causation for the injuries you suffered due to pre-existing injuries. In order to ensure the insurance company has a legal basis to assert such defenses, it is critical to obtain an experienced car accident attorney who can compel the insurance to act fairly.

This is where an auto accident lawyer from Hoyt & Blewett can help. They have the experience and knowledge to help you through the process of handling your personal injury claims, and ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.