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Benefits of Hiring an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

business meetingAn experienced personal injury attorney is the best way to ensure you will be fully compensated for any injuries sustained as a result of someone else’s negligence. It’s unfortunate, but accidents that lead to personal injuries caused by others through no fault of your own do happen. It can be life-altering. Accidents can occur at work, while shopping, in a vehicle, through a defective product, incompetence, or hazardous property conditions—and result in a personal injury. By every right and by law, you’re entitled to be awarded the compensation you deserve.

An Experienced Personal Injury Attorney That Will Be Your Advocate

This is where the benefits of an experienced legal counsel can serve you in your time of need. First, though it may be an old saying, knowledge is power, and it does matter. The experienced personal injury attorney can and will guide you through the ins and outs of the judicial system—through the intricacies of personal injury law and complicated court procedures that may follow. They will act as a personal advocate and advisor in dealing with insurance companies, whether to explore or undertake a lawsuit and to maximize your compensation.

Speaking to and working with insurance companies after an accident can be frustrating. Their predominant focus is to settle the claim as soon as possible for the least amount of financial compensation. Don’t short yourself. By hiring an experienced personal injury attorney to speak with insurance company representatives on your behalf you will not have to deal with insurance companies at all. Your attorney will gather the accident report, physician reports relating to and verify your injuries, and any other forms the insurance company may require. You will not have to worry about saying the wrong thing inadvertently or by mistake to an insurance company representative which could affect your case or settlement adversely. At a time when you’re recovering from your injuries, emotionally and physically, it’s best to focus on that.

Should I Bring My Case to Court?

In the aftermath of an accident, in one that you believe a party can be found negligent for, your next step is in deciding to pursue a lawsuit. A lawsuit is a serious matter. Exploring that decision is in your best interest, and the only advice you should be listening to is from a professional. An experienced personal injury attorney can determine the extent of your case and represent you in carrying out a lawsuit against a party be it a driver or manufacturer a defective product. Bringing your case to court will entail full knowledge of the legal proceedings, insight into similar cases and precedents, and preparing you that day when you recount the accident to a judge or jury.

What’s your worth?

Money isn’t going to aid in your recovery from an accident. It will, however, certainly take care of the medical costs resulting from your accident, provide you with the compensation lost from being out of work or loss of employment due to your injuries, and allow you to move forward free of financial stress. An experienced personal injury lawyer will not only maximize your financial compensation but make sure you’re not taken advantage of by the defendant’s attorney or the insurance company’s attorney. Your attorney will know the extent of the monetary value of your particular injuries from years of experience. Knowing the maximum worth of your case is directly related to the numerous cases before you that were handled by your attorney and his legal team. That amount will minimize negotiation, speed up the legal proceedings, and award you the utmost compensation.

Get the Maximum Compensation in a Personal Injury Settlement

The benefits of experience in any profession are well worth the reward. Seeking legal counsel or pursuing a lawsuit after an accident as a result of another is no exception. Knowing that your lawsuit is in the hands of a competent legal team is vitally important. An accomplished, experienced personal injury attorney will make certain you receive maximum compensation in personal injury settlements and claims for damages caused by someone else’s negligent actions—whether reckless, careless, intentional or not.

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About Hardy Wolf & Downing
For more than 40 years, our personal injury lawyers in Portland and Lewiston have helped Maine accident victims receive fair compensation from insurance companies. We represent victims of car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, traumatic brain injury, and personal injury in the Portland, Lewiston, Auburn, and Bangor areas of Maine.