When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you or your loved one have suffered a serious injury resulting from a car accident, you might not know what to do next. Should you contact the insurance company? Do you need to file certain paperwork? How about legal advice? When do you call a personal injury lawyer? All these questions are probably roaming through your mind while you’re visiting your doctor, getting the treatment you need and trying to adjust to the sudden change in your life. 

As a rule of thumb, you should always speak with a personal injury lawyer to help you understand your legal rights after any car accident where somebody has suffered an injury. If you’re unsure about hiring a personal injury lawyer, take our quick Personal Injury Lawyer Quiz to help you determine whether you need an experienced personal injury lawyer on your side or not. You can also read the following guide to learn more about personal injury lawyers.

Can I File A Claim without A Personal Injury Lawyer?

Technically, nothing stops you from independently filing a personal injury claim; however, it’s not recommended. Whether you’re filing an injury claim against a defendant or an insurance company, they will almost always have legal expertise on their side. When choosing to represent yourself, you are putting yourself up against a team of experts with years of experience in personal injury law. While you may be taking all the correct steps to file a claim, personal injury lawyers understand the legal aspects and can build a stronger case against you. Filing a claim may seem like an easy process, but in reality, it’s much more complicated than that. Gathering documents, talking to witnesses and preserving evidence is a lengthy and complex process. 

Being a victim of a car accident, you don’t need to be burdened with the responsibility of fighting for your right as well as looking after your physical and mental well-being. Hiring a team of experienced personal injury lawyers will help you navigate your case and ensure that you receive your rightful compensation.

When’s the Right Time To Call a Personal Injury Lawyer?

As soon as you possibly can.

Once you have sought out medical attention and received the medical help you need, you should seek legal advice immediately. Car accidents can greatly impact the victim’s life and cause short-term and long-term mobility issues. It’s very difficult for a car accident victim to focus on their road to recovery while trying to fight for their legal right. Contacting an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible will guarantee that your accident is thoroughly documented from the beginning. To ensure fair compensation, you must include every detail, no matter how “minor” it may be.

You can schedule a free, no-obligation evaluation claim with James H. Brown and Associates to speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers. Our team will help you determine the best course of legal action and provide you with all the legal advice you need. Our goal is to provide you and your family with all the support you need to fully focus on your recovery while we fight on the front lines for your rightful compensation. We understand firsthand the challenges of being severely injured, which is why our award-winning team quite literally does all the legal steps for you. We wouldn’t want you to worry about gathering documents or filing paperwork while going through treatment; we want you to prioritize your health and well-being. 

Contact The Best Personal Injury Lawyers in Edmonton

James H. Brown and Associates is proud to be acknowledged as the Best Business of 2022 by the outstanding organization of ThreeBest Rated. We are also honoured to be recognized by Best Lawyers in 2023. For more than 30 years, our team of experienced personal injury lawyers has helped many victims successfully receive the compensation they deserve.

Call us today at (780) 428-008 to schedule a free evaluation claim with one of our award-winning personal injury lawyers in Edmonton.

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