Experienced Auto Accident Attorneys in Long Beach
Whether you’re involved in a small fender-bender or a car accident that results in major damage and injuries to you or your passengers, you need to take steps to protect your personal, legal and financial rights as soon as possible. While some people may choose to attempt to settle the terms of a car crash on their own, in the vast majority of cases, it makes wise sense to hire a seasoned car collision attorney.
Regardless of the severity of your accident, an attorney can help you in many ways.
First, they can help you understand all of the damages you are entitled to receive. When you are the victim of an accident that is the fault of another driver, you are entitled to payment for your medical bills, lost wages while you recover, pain and suffering and other possible financial compensation. If you are permanently injured or if someone passes away, not only will your settlement figures be considerably higher, you can also seek damages for a loss of companionship as well. Your attorney will be able to help you explore all of your possible options for financial recovery.
There are manytime-tested standards that must be met to receive a settlement. These revolve around the concept of proving negligence on the part of the other driver. On the surface, proving that the other driver breached a duty of care to you may seem easy, but rules and laws governing negligence can be more complex than they sound. Your attorney will know what questions to ask, what kinds of evidence to gather, and how to handle witnesses and experts who may be called in to substantiate your claim.
The vast majority of cases do not make it to a trial phase, which means that your attorney will need to be a skilled negotiator, working with the other side to reach the most favorable terms on your behalf. This can involve considerable give and take, a deep knowledge of how much to work towards, and what tactics to use to bring matters to a successful conclusion. A car accident attorney will know what to do, when to do it, and how to resolve matters at the appropriate time.
The Law Offices of Robert Finn serves clients in Long Beach and the surrounding communities of Bellflower, Cerritos, Compton, Cypress, Florence, Huntington Beach, Lakewood, Norwalk, Seal Beach, Signal Hill, Torrance, and Wilmington.Contact us online or call us at 562-901-3388 to set up a free consultation to discuss your legal options. We only charge contingency fees, so you do not have to pay any legal fees unless we recover compensation for you.