When to Consider a Car Accident Injury Claim?
Filing a car accident injury claim is sometimes the best option for people who have been the victims of another driver’s negligence. The circumstances that surround accidents where a driver or a pedestrian is injured by another driver vary so widely cure however, and that it’s always necessary to speak with an attorney about whether or not filing a car accident injury claim is really a viable option for you.
Accident injury claims that allege negligence are based on what a reasonable person can be expected to do or not do. The way this applies to your accident has to do with the way you actually came to be injured. If the other driver took an action that any reasonable person could be expected not to take or if they failed to take an action that any reasonable person could be expected to take and you were injured because of that, negligence may be at issue. Your car accident attorneys Albuquerque will have to take a look at the circumstances of the case and see whether or not this argument is likely to result in you receiving a jury award.
One of the things you’ll want to be careful of is getting intimidated out of filing an injury claim. Sometimes, people who have been injured by a negligent driver will simply assume that they don’t have enough money to hire an attorney and, therefore, will abandon any hope of filing a lawsuit. In other cases, people who have been injured by a negligent driver will let the other driver either pay them off or intimidate them out of filing a lawsuit for another reason. Talk to our car accident attorneys Albuquerque about your situation. There’s nobody else that you can really trust to give you advice based solely on what’s in your best interest.
Attorneys that practice in this area of the law are generally able to determine rather quickly whether or not filing a lawsuit is a good idea for you. The have to get the details of your claim and will have to sit down with you to determine whether or not they want to represent you. If they happen to work on contingency, you can be certain that they’re not trying to get legal fees out of you, even if they know your case isn’t going to win. Attorneys that work on contingency don’t get paid unless they win, so they have no motivation in trying to get you to file a lawsuit if they don’t think it’s a winner.