The Houston Auto Accidents Attorneys at DeSimone Law Office have detailed out for the last three weeks the pitfalls inherent when an injured party handles their own personal injury claim without legal counsel. Not receiving fair compensation for rental expenses and payment for car repairs, mounting medical bills , calls from creditors while the claim is pending, and difficulties in obtaining the medical bills are among other difficulties that have been mentioned.
Now let us suppose that the injured party is able to get all the paperwork to the at fault insurance company’s adjustor for them to evaluate the claim. When an offer is finally made by the insurance company, how will the injured party know if the offer is fair or not? The injured party has no idea what a case is worth because that is not what they do for a living. What yardstick will the injured party use as to the value of a claim? He or she has no idea what a jury would do with the case as he does not try cases or review jury verdicts. When the insurance company tells the injured party they had his medical bills audited and are only paying half of them, will he or she know how to respond to that, or even what it means? Without this knowledge, it is very difficult, if not impossible, to obtain a fair settlement from the at fault party’s insurance company.
If you have been in a traffic accident and are trying to settle the claim, do not attempt to do it yourself. Call the lawyers at DeSimone Law Office and obtain all of the money to which you are entitled.