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Car Accident Crash Book - Introduction

Car accidents can be a pain in the neck – literally.

You are reading this book because

  • you have been involved in an accident,
  • you know someone that has, or
  • you know that driving is more dangerous than flying.

The bottom line is that there is a motor vehicle accident every 5 minutes in Washington and you want to be prepared.

My goal in this book is to outline the seven major decisions that almost everyone faces while resolving their auto accident.

My goal in this book is to outline the seven major decisions that almost everyone faces while resolving their auto accident.
These decisions are:

  • property damage,
  • dealing with insurance companies,
  • seeking medical treatment,
  • paying for medical treatment,
  • wage loss,
  • closing the claim,
  • and last and possibly most important, choosing whether or not to get an attorney.

You might be thinking, ‘Of course the attorney thinks getting an attorney is the most important decision I could make.’

Am I biased? Sure I am.

I have made it my life’s work to make sure people receive the proper care and compensation they deserve after an accident – without chasing ambulances. In fact, I don’t actually see a single penny until my clients have been treated and compensated.

Have you considered who else is biased?

The insurance companies have very good attorneys themselves.

These attorneys, along with their insurance adjuster friends, deal with multiple car accidents on a daily basis and know exactly how to pay you the smallest amount possible.

I have personally resolved well over a thousand auto accident cases and I cannot begin to count how many times people have made wrong decisions that have been detrimental to their case, often leaving little means for proper care and compensation.

Even worse, many of these mistakes have created situations where a person has serious, long-lasting injuries that can go undiagnosed or untreated.

Now, this is not a step-by-step, how-to book. Rather, this book is intended to provide you with guidelines of what to watch out for and what to expect. Every auto accident is different and has so many variables that it would be impossible to make a book that perfectly covers every scenario.

Hopefully, this book will empower you to do the right thing – even if you never call me.

I am very passionate about helping people who have been injured by others and I hope this book is one more way I can continue making the recovery process less painful.

My firm has offices in Auburn, Lynnwood, and Tacoma in Western Washington and Kennewick and Yakima in Eastern Washington.

We would love to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Consultations are always provided free of charge.

Brandon Ritchie

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