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Why Is an Attorney Helpful After a Car Accident?

On Behalf of | Dec 1, 2017 | Car Accidents, Firm News

Millions of people in America drive, and many people do so daily. They may drive to get to work or to pick up their kids from school. They may need to travel for work or need to get behind the wheel to run errands.

No matter what the reason is, the fact is that driving is a necessity in American culture. Not surprisingly, the need to drive also leads to accidents. These accidents can be minor or lead to fatalities.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 2.3 million people suffered injuries after being involved in traffic accidents in 2012. Even if you weren’t one of those people, it’s likely that you know at least one person who was injured this year. If you do, then you know the importance of obtaining legal help. With good help, getting a fair settlement is easier and more attainable.

After a crash, you are probably going to be dealing with the trauma to your body and mind. You need to have time to recover without having to worry about work, your finances or other issues. While you retain the right to pursue legal action, you may not feel you’re able to do so on your own. That’s fine, because your attorney can help you pursue a claim so that you can focus on healing.

An attorney works on your behalf. He or she researched the local and state laws, collects documents and records, talks to witnesses and makes sure your claim is filed in a timely manner. With this help, you can be sure your claim is being handled while you focus on your own health and wellness.

Source: FindLaw, “Get Legal Help with a Motor Vehicle Accident,” accessed Dec. 01, 2017