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How To Answer the Hard Questions After an Accident

Posted by Scot D. Goldberg | Jan 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Top Things You Need to Know Following an Injury Crash

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Many people who are seriously injured in a Fort Myers auto accident, or suffer the devastating event of losing a loved one in a fatal bicycle or motorcycle accident, have no idea about what will happen next. There are so many legal issues that come up, so many questions to be answered, and frankly people are unprepared for how suffering a serious injury will affect their lives, and the lives of their families.

At Goldberg, Racila, D'Alessandro & Noone, our personal injury lawyers have spent their entire careers helping people who find themselves being the victim of a motor vehicle crash that was not their fault. We also have an intricate knowledge of the insurance industry, with attorneys who have spent years as senior claims analysts at some of the country's largest auto insurance companies. Unless you have had the unfortunate circumstance to have suffered through the trauma and the drama of dealing with a giant insurance company after a crash, you have no idea what a nightmare it can become.

No one wakes up in the morning anticipating a need for retaining a personal injury lawyer. Unlike other areas in the practice of law, our services are those that you need in an emergency – and you need help fast.

Frankly, a large portion of our personal injury cases are the result of someone we have helped in the past who recommends our firm to a friend or relative. We work extremely hard on behalf of our clients to vigorously defend their legal rights and to ensure they receive fair financial compensation for their injuries, future medical care and lost wages, if the event they are left unable to work.

There are so many serious questions involved in properly handling the aftermath of a serious car or motorcycle crash:

  • How do I initially seek medical care, and who can I see?
  • I didn't realize the extent of pain I would be in until 2 weeks after the crash – can I still get someone to pay for my treatment?
  • Do I need to see a doctor immediately?
  • What does PIP insurance mean, and how does it affect my injuries?
  • My insurance company is hassling me, even though the accident was not my fault – what do I say?
  • The guy that crashed into me is now denying he was at fault – what do I do?
  • I was a passenger in a car that got hit – whose insurance pays for my injuries?
  • The other guy's insurance company keeps calling, asking me to sign a release form – should I do it?

You're going to have questions, and we have the answers.

Our website is packed with useful information and resources regarding what happens after you've been hurt in any type of accident, and resources we feel you may find helpful. It's easy to arrange a no-cost consultation to discuss the facts of your case, and it won't cost a thing until we successfully settle your case prior to trial, or obtain a successful trial judgment on your behalf.

We invite you to surf around our website to learn more about personal injury cases, and to get to know us a little better in order to help you make an informed decision when selecting a southwest Florida personal injury lawyer. If you have been in a crash and would like to speak to us now, call 239-461-5508.

Don't make the mistake of trying to go it alone if you're hurt in an accident. All cases are unique, and we cannot make assumptions or guarantees when it comes to predicting exactly what your individual outcome may be. But according to a study conducted by the Insurance Research Council, financial settlements for injured victims were 40% higher for those with attorney representation than for those without.

As your southwest Florida personal injury attorneys, we pride ourselves on our quick and open lines of communication with every one of our clients – that's why you'll find personal cell phone numbers on our business cards. We understand that your need for aggressive legal help is urgent, and that your questions require immediate, accurate and detailed answers.

We're ready to help when you need us.

About the Author

Scot D. Goldberg

Local People. Local Practice. Local Knowledge. Scot Goldberg is a founding partner of the Goldberg Law Firm. See his attorney profile for more information.

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