Car Accident Injury Claims: Should You Settle?

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Car Accident Injury Claims: Should You Settle?

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Negotiating your own personal injury claim settlement is possible and can help you save on legal fees; however, you want to make sure you’re prepared. In cases where injuries are minor, or fault is apparent, you may find handling your own case to be more economical. It is always a good idea to meet with an auto accident attorney to determine how much your case is worth. At Walton Telken, we offer free, in-person case evaluations and can give you some tips for figuring out the exact amount of damages owed in your case. Unexpected injuries from car collisions can be costly, which is why recovering the money you need to cover your financial burden is so important.

Personal injury cases involving car accidents can take years to resolve in some instances, and the timeframe in which your case might be resolved will depend on determinations of fault, calculation of damages, and your recovery. Working with any insurance company and trying to get a fair settlement on your own is not easy. Most insurance adjusters want to convince you to accept an amount that is less than what you deserve. In some cases, the insurance company does not consider additional but necessary expenses in unique cases. Hiring a personal accident attorney who will negotiate with the insurance company can help you secure the full amount you’re owed.

Speak with a Personal Injury Attorney For All Questions Related To Your Car Accident Claim

The first thoughts you might have after a car accident might include saving some money. Deciding on settling a car accident claim without the assistance of an experienced car accident attorney is risky. Instead of handling your case on your own, you should put your trust in Walton Telken Injury Attorneys. Contact our office at (844) 515-2997 for your free, in-person consultation.

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Car Accident Claims FAQ

What If I’m Partially to Blame For The Accident?

If you’re found partially to blame for a car accident, your percentage of negligence will not deter you from receiving compensation but will determine how much you may ultimately receive.

What If I Wasn’t Driving At The Time? Can I Still Receive Compensation From My PIP Policy?

Even if you were the passenger of the vehicle at the time of the accident, you could still receive compensation from your PIP policy for damages.

How Can I Tell Who Was At-Fault For My Accident?

Determining liability can be tricky and is one of the reasons why hiring an experienced auto accident attorney is important. There are only a few situations where a single driver is assumed to be completely legally liable, like rear-end collisions.

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We’re here to help recover maximum monetary damages to compensate you for your physical, financial and emotional losses. The personal injury lawyers at our firm understand your concerns and are committed to responding to your needs with strong advocacy and legal counsel. Contact our law firm today to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your personal injury or work-related injury claim at one of our office locations in Illinois or Missouri.

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