How Can You Get Compensation after a Personal Injury?
Most people generally know that if someone else causes them to suffer injuries, they should receive compensation for their losses. However, you cannot expect to automatically receive a settlement check, as you must take certain steps to appropriately seek the compensation you deserve. It is important to have the guidance of an experienced personal injury lawyer in Upland from the beginning until the end of this process.
The process begins by identifying whether someone else can be held liable for your accident and injuries. This is the case when another person or company was negligent in some way. In some cases, more than one party might be liable, and you can seek compensation from each individual negligent party.
Next, you should have your lawyer prepare and file insurance claims with the proper companies that insure the liable parties. This might involve auto insurance claims, property insurance claims, malpractice claims, and more. The insurance process can be more complex than expected, and the right attorney can handle all of the following:
- Calculating the amount of compensation you need to cover your losses
- Providing all necessary documentation to support your negligence claim and stated losses
- Reviewing settlement offers, which are often inadequate
- Negotiating with the insurance company for the full amount you deserve
If you cannot reach a fair settlement with the insurance company, your lawyer might file a personal injury lawsuit in civil court, and the litigation process is complicated.
Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer in Upland for More Information
At the Law Offices of Brian Brandt, we handle the entire process of seeking compensation for your injuries so that you can focus on what is important – your health. Call 800.983.4467 or contact us online to learn how an Upland personal injury attorney can help.