Why Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?

Far too often when people suffer serious injuries or lose a loved one due to someone else's negligence, they make mistakes that can harm their ability to recover compensation. This can mean the loss of funds to help you cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

That is why one of the most crucial steps you can take in the aftermath of a serious accident is to contact an experienced personal injury attorney. The following are the top five reasons why this is so important:

1. The Insurance Companies Are Not Looking Out For You.

The goal of the insurance companies, whether your own or the provider for the party who caused your injuries, is to minimize their financial losses. That means doing everything possible to not pay you the compensation you deserve. Having an attorney on your side can send a strong message that you intend to pursue necessary compensation.

2. A Lawyer Can Help You Gather The Right Evidence.

Evidence can be lost soon after an accident. A trucking company may repair a poorly maintained truck, a store worker may clean up a liquid spill or police may clear the scene of an accident. You need an attorney who knows where to look for physical evidence, surveillance footage and eyewitness accounts.

3. Your Attorney Can Work With Your Doctor.

Your doctor can help prove the extent of your injuries and your ongoing medical needs. Your lawyer can help your doctor present evidence in a way that is easy to understand and clearly strengthens your claim.

4. You Need Someone To Protect Your Legal Rights.

If you try to deal with the insurance company and their lawyers on your own, you can be taken advantage of. Lawyers know where the hurdles are and how to prevent any errors that could damage your chances of recovering compensation.

5. Your Compensation Could Depend On It.

When you hire an experienced personal injury attorney, you will be working with someone who understands the process and what it takes to build a successful case. They provide skills, experience and knowledge that some other lawyers may not have.

If you have questions about personal injury law or need to discuss your claim with an experienced attorney, contact us at The Law Office of George H. Romania, LLC, today by calling 888-350-3891. Located in New Haven County, Connecticut, we serve clients throughout the state.