If you’ve been involved in a car accident that was not your fault and have damages and injuries, do not settle with the insurance company before you speak to an attorney. Insurance companies are for-profit companies and it is oftentimes when you’re involved in an accident that you understand how focused on protecting their bank accounts these companies really are. You can speak to a car accident lawyer in Baltimore MD for free during a consultation to learn if you should accept the offer or if you should file a personal injury lawsuit.
The no cost consultation with the attorney is a helpful way to gain insight into your case. The attorney will hear the facts of the case as you present them to determine the next best steps to take. If it is determine that you have grounds to file a lawsuit, the attorney will help you proceed further if you so choose. You do not need to worry about money if you decide to pursue the lawsuit. Since lawyers work on a contingency basis, you will not pay the attorney unless (and until) they win your case.
The consultation is a great way to learn more about the attorney as well. Sometimes personalities simply do not match and when this happens, you must find another legal expert to represent the case. Trust that working with a lawyer that makes you comfortable eases some of the stress and the strain that you feel during this already difficult time. You can ask the lawyer any questions that you might have that will give you better insight into the representation that you’ll receive should you retain that professional.
You did not ask to be involved in the car accident and should not pay for someone else’s mistakes more than you have already. Take advantage of the consultation and get the justice you deserve.