KANSAS CITY, MO, January 02, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Bodily injuries can occur due to:
- a car, truck, motorcycle or other type of motor vehicle accident
- a defective product due to a manufacturer's negligence
- a property owner's negligence
- medical malpractice
- and many other causes
It is of utmost importance that after suffering any degree of injury you consider seeking immediate medical attention. If you intend to seek monetary compensation for your injuries, it is important to note that the world of personal injury lawsuits and litigation is not a simple one. There are many factors that need to be considered and many types of cases such as: paralysis, brain injury, loss of limbs, wrongful death
and others serious or catastrophic injuries
. There are many areas of law such as medical malpractice, worker's compensation, auto accidents and many more.
Past and future medical bills, loss of income and support, and pain and suffering are just a few of the expenses which are potentially recoverable by taking legal action. Though insurance can cover these expenses and damages, you quite likely will require the assistance of an experienced personal injury attorney to help ensure fair compensation for your losses. Even if you decide to handle the claim without professional representation, it is still advisable to at least seek the counsel of an injury attorney who will provide an initial consultation at no charge.
When involved in a personal injury matter, it is important to seek legal counsel immediately so that, among other things, important evidence can be collected and preserved properly. Insurance companies desire to pay the lowest possible amount and will immediately begin to ask questions whose answers could be crucial to the outcome of your case. The sooner you speak with an experienced personal injury attorney, the sooner you will know your rights and begin to receive money. Often times, believe it or not, simply submitting medical bills to the other side for payment is a mistake as there is quite likely a better way for those bills to be paid to maximize your recovery.
A reputable personal injury attorney will know the proper way to deal with insurance companies and help protect your interests. Furthermore, in the event of a case having potential criminal charges (manslaughter or DUI) or an uninsured or underinsured motorist claim, an attorney can help assist you through that process as well. This can be crucial to your case. There may be more insurance policies available than you might have thought. Not only will experienced and competent legal counsel help you receive a more just and equitable result, he or she will also help analyze your case from every potential angle, both protecting your rights and defending you against overreaching and unfair tactics by insurance companies and attorneys.
There is no law stating that you must be represented by an attorney. In a personal injury civil matter, in fact, insurance companies would much prefer your were not represented as then you may not know your rights and the value of your claim. However, if you have been injured, it is in your best interest to immediately seek advice and counsel from an experienced personal injury attorney. If you are seeking a personal injury attorney, please contact Adler & Manson for a free, no obligation evaluation of your injury claim.