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Do I Need an Attorney After a Car Accident?

Sometimes people involved in automobile accidents don’t really need an attorney. The injuries might be minor. The issue may involve only vehicle damage. Many advertising lawyers (usually on television or billboards) claim an attorney is always needed. That is simply not true.

Yet, in cases with more significant injuries, medical care, lost wages, disability or long-term problems, an attorney may help significantly. In those situations, injured people can benefit from hiring a skilled personal injury attorney. Insurance adjusters are experienced at paying as little as possible for valid claims. If you have suffered serious injury, you need to focus on healing. A skilled and experienced trial attorney can focus on developing your case to obtain the maximum recovery possible for your injuries and damages. An experienced attorney can also help by dealing with the insurance company.

You may not know the extent of your injuries immediately after the accident. You may not know whether an attorney is needed. That’s OK. We are happy to discuss the issues with you. Consultations with the Blackwell Law Firm are free. We are happy to provide our opinion as to whether you need an attorney. We often provide advice to people involved in minimal damage accidents. If you are injured and we can help, we would also be happy to discuss our representation of you.