For the average American, a significant portion of daily life is spent driving. This enormous amount of driving puts people at a higher risk of being involved in an automobile accident. Automobile accidents can vary greatly and range from very mild to extremely serious, both in damage to the vehicles as well as the injuries experienced. Being involved in an auto accident can have negative consequences for a long period of time after; for example, injuries sustained in the accident can lead to a person missing work or even losing their job because of an inability to work. Also, it is possible that the damage sustained by the vehicle is severe enough to render it un-drivable, which then can lead to many changes in traveling plans as well as negatively affect a person’s ability to perform the functions of daily life that require a working vehicle. When this happens, it may be a good idea to contact a car wreck attorney to discuss your legal avenues of recovery.
Why Use a Car Wreck Attorney?
Unfortunately, not all automobile accidents are easily resolved, and in some cases, although proper fault has been assigned, insurance companies will not pay. Medical care and car repair are both very, very expensive and if the insurance company refuses to pay, people can get into serious debt. Attorneys that specialize in automobile accidents have many resources at their disposal that allow them to help victims recoup lost wages, repair a damaged vehicle, and receive payment for medical expenses.
Proving the Other Driver was Negligent
Proving the other driver was the negligent party in a car accident case requires a lot of time, resources and experience, which is why having experienced legal counsel is important in these types of cases. Car accident lawyers are able to take over the investigation and use the myriad of resources available to them to help maximize compensation.
Car accidents and car accident injuries should always be taken seriously. Securing effective legal counsel can help protect the rights of the driver as well as potentially maximize the compensation received. To schedule a FREE case consultation with an experienced car wreck attorney from The Law Office of Richard D. Hobbs & Associates, call (770) 467-3372 today.