With the traffic increasing in Vermont, it is no shock that accidents here can be frequent. Injuries are a common effect of car accidents. Since the main reason why car accidents occur are due to distracted driving, people can learn to avoid them by being a safer, and more focused driver. Having an accident attorney will be beneficial for getting back the cost of damages endured during the accident.
There are many causes of car accidents, which include speeding, distractions, drunk driving, running a red light, and not using a seatbelt. There are also different types of motor vehicle accidents, including crashes, single/multi-vehicle collisions, tailgating, vehicle theft, and windshield damage.
Benefits of Hiring An Accident Attorney in Vermont
Prove Your Case (reason 1)
Some people may believe that if the accident was not their fault, then they do not need a lawyer. However, being represented by an attorney can help prove that they were not the cause of the accident. That would be reason #1.
Take Care of Your Case (reason 2)
Reason #2 would be that while you are busy worrying about your health, getting x-rays, going to the chiropractor and providing information for insurance, the lawyer will be taking care of your case. They will help you have one less thing to worry about while you are looking after yourself.
Provide Evidence (reason 3)
Reason #3 is that an attorney can provide you help with investigating the crash to show evidence that you were not at fault and it was due to the other driver’s negligence. Without an attorney, it may be difficult for you to be able to prove your case when there is no concrete proof of whose fault it could have been. An attorney understands all the legal aspects of the case, and will know how to prove yours.
Reason on Your Behalf (reason 4)
Reason #4 would be that an accident attorney will negotiate on your behalf. Let’s say two people get into a car accident. The innocent driver is making a left turn at a light, and the other driver is running a red light and hits them. In this situation, the driver running a run light does not have good coverage by their insurance to pay for all the damages they caused. This is where the help of an accident lawyer comes in. They will negotiate with the insurance companies to get you as much money as possible to pay for the damages caused by their client. This would be difficult to do without an attorney, since the companies will not be able to do much. These instances do occur where the driver at fault may not have an insurance company that will pay you enough for damages, but an attorney will negotiate for you to make sure the damages are paid for, as much as they can.
Financial Compensation (reason 5)
Reason #5 is that you may be rewarded for the financial damages. An accident attorney can help your case by getting you what you deserve: compensation for the accident. This includes money for physical therapy, medical bills, and the vehicle’s damage. They will fight for you to make sure you are not paying for the damages from your pocket.
If you have any questions about your auto accident claim please call David Polow today for a free consultation. My number is 802.888.7707.