At Ashby Thelen Lowry, our Georgia personal injury attorneys know that no one expects to get hurt in a car crash. Unfortunately, traffic collisions happen every day. When they do, most people’s first thoughts are not, “I need to call an attorney.” Instead, they seek medical treatment, follow their physician’s instructions, and start the insurance claim process.
Here, we discuss challenging issues when dealing directly with the insurance company and how we can help.
When Should I Call a Personal Injury Attorney After a Georgia Car Crash?
There are multiple circumstances when contacting a personal injury attorney can help with your claim.
They include crash and injury claims that involve:
- Disputed Liability
If there is a dispute about who was at fault in the incident or if the other party is denying responsibility, our attorneys can help gather evidence, assess liability, and negotiate on your behalf.
- Insurance Company Challenges
If your insurance company challenges your claim, delays payment, or offers an insufficient settlement, our attorneys can advocate for your rights and negotiate.
- Uncertain Damages
If it is unclear how much your claim is worth or if you are unsure about the extent of your damages, our attorneys can help assess your case, including current and future medical expenses, property damage, lost wages, and other potential losses.
- Serious Injuries
If you or any passengers sustained severe injuries in the crash, especially injuries that may result in long-term or permanent disability, it is crucial to consult with an attorney. We can help ensure you receive adequate compensation for medical expenses, future medical needs, and pain and suffering.
- Multiple Parties Involved
The claims process could become more complex if several parties, such as multiple drivers or a commercial entity, were involved in the collision. Our attorneys can navigate the complexities of dealing with numerous insurance companies and parties.
- Emotional Distress
Dealing with the aftermath of a car crash can be emotionally challenging. An attorney can provide support, handle legal matters, and help alleviate some of the stress associated with the claims process.
If you have been injured by another driver’s negligence in Georgia, contact our skilled personal injury lawyers and support team at Ashby Thelen Lowry at (404) 777-7771 to schedule a free consultation. We can provide valuable advice on preserving evidence, communicating with insurance companies, and protecting your rights from the outset.