Why You Should Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer Before Filing a Claim


Personal injuries are not only physically painful but can also lead to significant financial and emotional stress. Whether you've been injured in a car accident, slip and fall incident, or due to medical malpractice, understanding your legal options is crucial.

Many people contemplate handling their personal injury claims independently, but there are compelling reasons why seeking legal counsel from a personal injury lawyer before filing a claim is highly advisable. In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the key reasons why contacting a personal injury lawyer early in the process can be beneficial in the long run.

An Attorney Can Help You Protect a Future Claim

The primary reason why you should consider hiring a lawyer before filing a claim is because a lawyer can offer protection for a future legal claim.

In other words, you may not understand all your rights or the options available to you after becoming injured in an accident, so a personal injury lawyer can offer information and legal advice that can help you protect your chances of obtaining meaningful compensation for your injuries.

A Lawyer Can Guide You Through the Claims Process

The process for filing a personal injury claim and any subsequent legal action that may be necessary isn’t always straightforward. During a time when you need to focus on recovering from your injuries and moving forward with your life, having an attorney guide you through the process of filing a personal injury claim can help you focus on what’s most important.

Your Lawer Can Gather the Evidence You Need to Prove Your Claim

When another party is at fault for your injuries, it’s crucial to have evidence that supports your claim. Without such evidence, you may be left on the hook to pay for medical bills, property loss, and other damages resulting from your accident.

Your attorney can help you investigate the accident and uncover evidence that can help you strengthen your claim that another party is mostly responsible for causing the incident.

A Lawyer Can Help You Deal with Insurance Companies

Insurance companies are profit-driven entities, and their primary goal is often to minimize payouts to claimants. Having a lawyer by your side can level the playing field, as they possess the legal experience and skills necessary to effectively interface with insurance companies.

Lawyers understand the tactics and strategies commonly employed by insurance adjusters to devalue or deny claims, and they can counteract these tactics to help you fight for fair and just compensation. Additionally, lawyers can handle all communications with insurance companies on your behalf, relieving you of the stress and burden of dealing with insurance adjusters directly.

Contact Us for Legal Assistance

If someone else is responsible for causing an accident that left you injured, reach out to Law Office of Robert J. Kaiser first. Our legal team can fully represent your interests during this time, helping you to protect your chance at a meaningful recovery while guiding you through the claims process.

With Law Office of Robert J. Kaiser on your side, you can worry a lot less about the future. Reach out to us to request a free consultation, where you can learn more about the legal services we can offer.

Call (661) 441-3446 now or contact us online to get started.