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Car accidents aren’t just painful and traumatic—they’re also expensive. If you were recently hurt in a crash in Alabama, your injuries may require extensive medical treatments, including overnight stays in the hospital and even surgery. To make matters worse, your injuries may prevent you from working for weeks, months, or even years. That means no paychecks to help you pay for your injury-related expenses.
Money is often a major issue for auto accident victims like you, and insurance companies know that. However, insurers are in business to generate big profits for themselves—not to pay out fair settlements to people who need them. That means they always look for ways to pay victims “lowball” settlements or deny their claims altogether.
Insurance companies greatly prefer dealing with victims when they’re on their own. That makes it easier for them to either deny victims’ claims or to offer them settlements that aren’t nearly enough money to cover their medical bills and lost wages.
They also may discourage victims from getting a lawyer, but the facts don’t lie—getting a lawyer works. In 2014, the Insurance Research Council found that accident victims who hire an attorney get three times more money than victims who don’t—even after accounting for attorney’s fees.
At Caldwell, Wenzel & Asthana, we know how important it is for victims like you to have experienced legal representation after an accident. When you contact our Alabama car accident attorneys, we’ll do everything in our power to maximize your chances of getting full compensation for all of your injury-related expenses. Call us today for a free consultation.