The days and weeks after a car accident can be a confusing time, especially if you suffered serious injuries. As an accident victim, the steps you take after a crash can significantly impact your legal rights and ability to recover compensation later on.
To learn more or to discuss the facts of your case with a New York car accident attorney, please do not hesitate to call William Mattar, P.C. for a consultation today.
If you are injured after a car accident, you should consider seeking medical attention. Some injuries, like whiplash, can take time to develop symptoms, and it’s important that your injuries are diagnosed so you can start treatment as soon as possible.
There is a very good chance that you will be contacted by multiple insurance companies shortly after the accident. Different insurance companies may be responsible for covering different things. The insurance company for the at-fault driver may even make you an initial settlement offer. As someone who is injured in a car accident, it’s important to be aware that insurance companies are not always on your side. Some are just looking to protect their insured and save money. An experienced attorney can advocate on your behalf and help ensure you receive maximum compensation.
For those desiring to bring a personal injury claim, it is normally a good idea to call an attorney soon after the accident. An experienced attorney can ensure that all relevant insurance companies are put on notice and begin the process of assembling evidence that can be used later to prove the case. In addition, if you wait to start your claim, you could lose access to evidence that you need to prove liability and achieve maximum compensation.
Determining what to do after a car crash that causes personal injuries can sometimes be difficult. Fortunately, William Mattar, P.C.’s experienced attorneys can review the facts of your case. To schedule a free case evaluation call our office today, at (844) 444-4444, or send us an email through our online contact form.