Our firm helps individuals in New Haven recover financial compensation for serious traumatic injuries sustained in car accidents and other vehicle collisions. If you are entitled to financial compensation, it is important that you hire a New Haven car accident lawyer to begin working on your claim promptly. We encourage you to schedule a free consultation with a dedicated personal injury attorney right away.
As an accident victim, determining who was at fault in the accident (and therefore liable for your injuries) is one of the first major steps in pursuing your claim. There are many different possibilities, including:
Keep in mind, in each of these cases, the process of securing just compensation will typically involve filing a claim under the at-fault driver’s auto insurance policy. We discuss some important facts regarding auto accident insurance claims below.
In each of these cases, the process of securing just compensation will involve filing a claim against the liable party directly (although this party may then refer the case to its liability insurer). These are complex claims that involve complicated factual and legal issues, so it is extremely important that you have an experienced New Haven Car accident attorney on your side.
No matter what they say in their advertisements when you have an insurance claim, the insurance companies are not there to help.
In addition to proving that you have a claim, you also need to prove how much you are entitled to recover. Once again, this is not something you can trust the insurance companies to handle for you.
If it isn’t already clear, when dealing with the insurance companies, you need to be extremely careful. This means avoiding several costly mistakes.
While you may want to settle quickly (and while the insurance companies may offer a quick settlement), it may be in your best interest to take your time and hold out for more.
When dealing with insurance companies, you only have one chance to file a successful claim. If you do not adequately protect your legal rights, you could feel the effects for years to come.
Are you entitled to financial compensation for your car accident in New Haven? To find out, call us or request a free consultation at Berkowitz Hanna online today. A seasoned New Haven car accident lawyer could go over your case with you and help you understand your compensation options.