If you or a loved one has been injured and sustained serious injuries, it is vital that you understand your rights. You may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, property damage, mental anguish, and more.
In addition to being compensated for your injuries and having the right to claim damages for those injuries; you have a right to legal representation when it comes time for settlement negotiations with an insurance company. If you are planning to file a personal injury claim in Arizona, lawyers from Ferguson law firm can help ensure that you get fair compensation from the insurance company without having to settle with them on your own.
Here are some ways a trusted personal injury law firm can protect your best interest.
Personal injury attorneys can protect your rights in case of a dispute.
A personal injury attorney can make sure you’re protected from any potential disputes that may arise. The statute of limitations varies by state, so it’s important to act quickly after an accident. In some states, like Arizona, the statute of limitations is two years from when an injury occurs—and in some cases, such as medical malpractice cases, there are no statutes at all.
If you wait too long to file a claim against someone who has caused you harm and then tries to go through with it on your own instead of hiring a lawyer, they will likely contest your claim because they believe you didn’t do so within the appropriate amount of time. If this happens to you or someone close to you (a friend or family member), talk to an experienced attorney immediately or you might lose your claim.
Attorneys have experience identifying liable parties to pursue compensation from.
An experienced attorney will be able to identify who is liable for your injuries. This is crucial in determining the value of your case, as well as whether or not you can even proceed with a personal injury lawsuit. In some cases, multiple parties may be responsible for an accident, meaning that there are more potential defendants than just the one party who hit you.
A car accident could involve two drivers and various manufacturers such as a car company or even a city where they were driving on public roads. In this example, both drivers may share liability with each other and/or their respective companies (car manufacturers) depending on how they were driving at the time of the collision. If one driver was speeding while texting while also swerving into another lane without signaling, then he/she would likely bear most responsibility for causing injuries sustained by another party in an accident caused by negligence on behalf of any number of parties involved including themselves!
Your attorney will navigate the claim process and communicate with other parties.
You can be sure that your attorney will help guide you through the legal process and communicate with other parties. From the insurance company to any witnesses, it is important for all parties involved to understand why certain things happened as they did. Your lawyer will also help keep you informed every step of the way so that there are no surprises when it comes time to negotiate a settlement or go to trial.
Your personal injury attorney will work to determine the value of your claim.
Your personal injury attorney will work to determine the value of your claim. This is one of the most important parts of the process, as its central to determining how much money you can get from an insurance company after a car accident or other incident. Your lawyer needs to understand not only how insurance companies and courts determine the value of a claim, but also what kind of evidence they use to do so. They should speak with experts who can offer insights into how injury claims are valued, including doctors and economists who specialize in this topic.
Once your lawyer has gathered all this information, they can begin developing a strategy for negotiating with an insurance company so that you get paid what you deserve after an accident or injury occurs.
A personal injury firm helps prepare your case and works hard to get you the best settlement possible.
While it’s important to know that your case is in good hands, if you want the best possible settlement and outcome, then hiring a personal injury firm is crucial. Personal injury firms have years of experience and resources at their disposal. They can help you prepare your case by gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses and experts, collecting medical records and more. The end result? You’ll have a stronger case when it comes time for negotiations with the other side.
A lawyer can help negotiate on your behalf—a good personal injury lawyer will work hard for your interests throughout the entire process until they’ve reached a favorable settlement for you or gotten a jury verdict in court.*There’s no guarantee that any particular lawyer will win every single case.
*Even if everything goes exactly according to plan after hiring someone from this list—and there are no complications whatsoever—the final decision still rests solely with your own discretion as soon as those powers are granted back after completing these steps!
A personal injury attorney will let you know if it’s in your best interest to settle or take your case to trial.
If you have been in a car accident, slip and fall, dog bite or any other type of personal injury case, a personal injury lawyer will let you know if it’s in your best interest to settle or take your case to trial.
Have you heard the saying “the first offer is not always the best offer?” This can be very true in some cases. Even though insurance companies often start off with a lowball number of settlements, they will usually come up on their offers quickly as long as they think that there is no chance of losing at trial.
The truth is that many people sign off on settlements without having any knowledge of what they could actually get if it went through court and why settling for less than what was offered would be an opportunity lost forever.
Nothing beats being represented by someone who knows what they’re doing when it comes to dealing with an insurance company or pursuing a legal case against an at-fault party after a serious accident.
The attorney’s knowledge of the legal system, depth of experience in the field, and understanding of how insurance companies work and negotiate settlements are all essential to getting you the best possible outcome.
You may have been injured in an accident that was not your fault. You might be facing mounting medical bills and lost wages that take up a lot of your time. A personal injury lawyer can help you deal with all these issues so that you can focus on healing from your injuries instead of worrying about them.
Credits to Jason M. Ferguson
Jason M. Ferguson, the founder of Ferguson Law Group, started his career working for an automobile insurance company as a trial attorney before owning his injury law firm for over 20 years. Attorney Ferguson has a unique experience, having tried cases on both sides of the court system in personal injury trials, unlike many other lawyers. Mr. Ferguson also served over 14 years as an Army Reserve officer and the Georgia Air National Guard. The Albany Herald recognized him as one of southwest Georgia’s “40 under 40” in 2010.