How Can a Car Accident Lawyer Strengthen My Case?

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When you sue for damages after a car crash, you may wonder whether or not you should hire a car accident lawyer. A Middlesex County, NJ car accident attorney from our firm cannot promise a specific outcome in your case, but what you can be sure of is that we will always do our best to advocate for you and help you fight for the compensation that you deserve. An attorney can do a lot to strengthen your case and convince an insurance company to make a fair settlement offer.

When Should I Sue Over a Car Accident?

In New Jersey, you can often go through your own insurance coverage if you have some injuries from an accident. However, if you have serious injuries that your own coverage cannot completely reimburse you for, then you can sue another driver. If you think that someone else was negligent and that their actions caused the accident, you can make a claim with their insurance company. You can sue to recover medical expenses, lost wages, and damages for pain and suffering.

What Can a Car Accident Lawyer Do For Me?

You can make a claim on your own, but insurance companies are difficult to deal with. A car accident lawyer can help you build a case and fight for the compensation that you deserve. An attorney can help you by:

  • Gathering evidence, like footage of the crash
  • Use the testimony of experts, like medical experts who can talk about your prognosis or accident recreation experts who can talk about who is at fault for the crash
  • Interview witnesses to the crash
  • Defend you from accusations of fault
  • Keeping records of your expenses relating to your accident
  • Talk to your doctors about your physical condition, mental health, and long-term prognosis

If it helps you make a more effective case, your lawyer will do it. We will negotiate with insurers on your behalf and make sure that your compensation actually makes up for what you have experienced.

How Long Do I Have to Sue After an Accident?

You have two years from the date of an accident to sue for damages. This can seem like a long time, but you would be surprised at how quickly time can pass when you are trying to recover from injuries and get back to your normal life. We suggest acting as soon as possible. Hire a car accident lawyer and have them start the legal process for you. You focus on recovering and we’ll focus on the paperwork.

Talk to a Car Accident Lawyer Today

If you’re still on the fence about hiring an attorney, contact Stathis & Leonardis. We can set up a free consultation and tell you more about how our firm can be of assistance.

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