If you’re hurt in an auto accident, one of the biggest decisions you’ll eventually need to make is whether to hire an auto injury attorney to help you receive the money you need to cover your medical expenses. But regardless of whether this is necessary — which will depend largely on the complexity of the situation and how cooperative the relevant insurance company is — it never hurts to get a little advice. Here are five tips auto injury attorneys wish everyone involved in car accidents would follow:
- Don’t Admit Fault
When you’re on the scene of an accident, and especially if someone has been hurt, it’s easy to see an apology as the polite course of action. You should resist the urge, however, as even a simple “I’m sorry” can be construed as an admission of fa Continue reading
Did you know, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, Americans get into 10.8 million car accidents every year? You might think that, with over 200 million drivers on the roads, 10.8 million is a pretty good number, that it shows that Americans are pretty safe drivers. However, what if you were to hear that more than 36,000 people lose their lives every year as the result of a car accident? What if you found out that number is growing?
For the most part, car accidents result in minor vehicular damage and some physical injury to drivers. That’s why, according to statistics from the Legal Finance Journal, personal injury trials represent over 60% of all the 30,000 tort cases that go to trial annually. As you might imagine, this keeps auto accident lawyers plenty busy throughout the year.