If you are injured in a car accident, you may not know what you need to do in order to file an accident claim, especially if this is your first time having to file a claim. You may have a number of questions when it comes to dealing with your claim, including the entire process of receiving compensation. Retaining an attorney can help answer your questions.
Even though all car accident cases are different, there are many car accident victims that share the same concerns. One big question is when the victim will receive compensation for their injuries. The amount of time it takes to pursue a claim and recover compensation varies. Obviously, everyone wants to see their money because they need to pay bills or have not been able to work. But there are a variety of factors that come into play and it’s best to discuss this with a personal injury attorney.
Settlement Out of Court
So many car accident cases are settled in GA without ever going to court. The insurance company for the driver who caused the accident generally pays the victim for damages and losses. This usually includes money for:
-Medial expenses, both past, present and future
-Lost of your earning capacity
-Pain and suffering, both mental, emotional and physical
-Travel expenses for medical care or treatment
-Scarring or disability
You will not receive any compensation unless you sign a release of liability. This document release the insurance company of liability in exchange for the compensation. You will not be able to pursue further claims against the insurance company once you’ve signed the release. Therefore, it’s extremely important that you talk over any settlement offer with your attorney.
Experienced personal injury accident attorneys would never want to settle a case until they know … READ MORE