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Should I Get a Personal Injury Attorney for My Car Accident?
If you have ever been in a car accident, you probably understand how frustrating the experience can be. Most people who have never been in a car accident before don’t fully comprehend the complexity of an auto accident claim.
There are two main reasons why most people consider getting a personal injury attorney after a car accident. First, they don’t understand the process, therefore they get an experienced attorney who can help them through it. The second reason most people get a car accident attorney after an accident is because the insurance is either offering a very low settlement amount, or is simply being difficult to work with.
The experienced car accident attorneys at Ritchie Reiersen Law in Salem, Oregon know the insurance process and are here to help. Call today for your free consultation. (503) 549-6299
How Do Personal Injury Attorneys Help After a Car Accident?
There are many things that a personal injury attorney does to help their clients after an auto accident in or around the Salem, Oregon area. One of the very first things that your attorney will do is send letters to all insurance carriers informing them that the injured party now has a lawyer. This is important because all correspondence involving the insurance companies will now be handled by your attorney.
Additionally, your attorney will create a personalized plan to ensure you get the best possible outcome. Finally, your attorney will ensure that you get a fair settlement and that the insurance companies are held accountable. Insurance companies have attorneys, you should too!
How Much Does it Cost to Have a Personal Injury Attorney Help With My Car Accident?
A common misconception of getting a personal injury attorney to help with your car accident is the belief that the attorney will take most of the money in fees, leaving you with little to nothing. Most personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee basis. This means they only get paid if and when you win your case. There are no upfront fees and no hidden costs. Typically, the standard contingency fee is thirty three percent, or one-third of the settlement.
Most individuals fail to recognize that having an experienced car accident attorney on your side typically forces the insurance to offer higher settlement figures. This helps victims of car accidents get more money – with much less frustration. If you have been in a car accident in the Salem & Portland area, call Ritchie Reiersen Personal Injury Attorneys today for your free consultation. (503) 549-6299
The Benefits of Getting a Personal Injury Attorney in Salem, Oregon
1- You have an expert on your side, protecting your rights.
2- While we do the work, you can focus on recovering.
3- You are much more likely to have a higher settlement amount.
4- The process is significantly less stressful for you.
What Is a Personal Injury Claim?
Whether you have been injured in an auto accident, a bike vs. auto accident, pedestrian vs. auto accident, been attacked by a dog, been injured by slipping and falling, or had a loved one pass away due to the negligent actions of another, we can help you. The personal injury attorneys at Ritchie Reiersen Law in Salem have expertise in Oregon laws, and can help you determine if your injury would qualify for a personal injury claim.
In addition to determining fault and proving the negligence of others, we have the tools and skills needed to help determine damages. Together we will assess all the ways the injuries have and will impact you. This includes the monetary, physical, and psychological impacts of the injury and the healing process.
If you are unsure about your claim and whether or not you are being properly compensated from the individuals and insurance company involved, call Ritchie Reiersen Law in Salem, Oregon at (503) 549-6299. We have a team of personal injury lawyers who are passionate about helping those who have been injured by the careless actions of others. We offer free consultations, with no obligations to follow up with us.
If you’ve been injured and are unsure how to proceed, meet with one of our compassionate personal injury lawyers and allow us to help you determine what your best options would be.
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