Have you ever wondered why lawyers get involved in personal injury claims? After all, isn't your insurance company supposed to cover you in the event of an accident?
Ask any insurance company and chances are they will assure that your insurance premiums give you the protection you need: "Like a good neighbour, State Farm is there". "Farmers – Gets you back where you belong." And my favourite: "You're in good hands with Allstate".
Sounds great. But is it true? Is it just a marketing gimmick? What if your insurance company is more interested in saving money by denying your claim – rather than protecting you when you get hurt?
That's where Personal Injury lawyers like me get involved. I'm there to help the little guy: To make it a fair fight between you and your insurance company, to give you the opportunity to receive the coverage you deserve.
How do I transform a battle that initially resembles the boy David and the giant Goliath into one that gives you a fighting chance? I suggest you carefully read Frequently Asked Questions. It will give you a good idea about the underlying strategy I employ when dealing with insurance companies. And, more importantly, it will give you the information you need going forward if you ever get in an accident.
If you've been in an accident, here's the immediate steps you should take: What To Do In An Accident.