Car accidents happen every day. They can lead to serious injury and financial hardship for you and your family as you recover. You may think that your only option is to struggle through alone. However, you may have an option to pursue compensation from the other party in the accident.
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Clark, James, Hanlin & Hunt, LLC, are experienced in this type of law and can help you pursue the financial help you deserve.
What To Know After An Accident
In the immediate aftermath of an accident, you may not know what to do. After years of providing legal help to those involved in accidents, we can offer a few things to remember.
- Call the police no matter what. After an accident, you must call the police to create a report. Not only will this record help you in court later, but it will also help ensure that you get the other party’s correct information.
- Get checked by a doctor. Whether or not you think you have been seriously injured, you should always go to a doctor after an accident. If you do end up pursuing a lawsuit, these records will be very important.
- Do not accept a settlement from an insurance company without talking to a lawyer. Insurance companies often swoop in, offering a settlement that feels large at the time. Do not accept this. By doing so, you are forfeiting a right to seek additional damages. You should wait and find out the extent of your injuries and property damage to ensure your settlement covers everything you need.
If you are unsure what to do, you should always call a lawyer with experience in Alabama car crash law as soon as possible.
There Is No Reason Not To Call
We handle car accident cases on a contingency basis, which means we do not receive any payment until we recover a settlement for you. So there is no risk; call us today to arrange your free consultation. You can reach our Birmingham office at 205-208-7980 or by sending us an online message.