The aftermath of a car accident leaves many clients confused and wondering if they should hire a car accident lawyer to help them with their case. Parke Gordon Law Firm is here to help navigate you through an otherwise trying time making sure your medical bills get paid and you receive the compensation you deserve for your pain and suffering. Our law firm works on a contingency fee. That means you pay nothing until your case is settled. You can afford to hire Parke Gordon. If you’ve been injured in a car accident, hiring an experienced attorney from Parke Gordon will ensure you a much better settlement. Take a look at the following real case examples Parke Gordon Law Firm handled.
Real Parke Gordon Case Examples
Here are a few real examples of cases Parke Gordon Law Firm has settled that illustrates how our law firm can maximize compensation for your personal injury case.
Case 1: Alone the client would receive $7,000. With Parke Gordon, the client would receive $29,000.
Case 2: Working alone the client would receive $13,000. Working with Parke Gordon, the client would receive $40,000 in compensation.
Case 3: On their own, the client would receive $30,000. With the help of Parke Gordon, the client would receive $102,000.
Case 4: Without an attorney, the client would receive $10,000. Parke Gordon was able to get $450,000 in compensation.
Maximizing compensation for your personal injury case is a crucial part of making a full recovery ensuring you have adequate compensation to do so.
The following are ten tips to maximize compensation for your personal injury case.
1. File Your Case Immediately
After an accident, it is extremely important to contact a personal injury attorney right away to discuss your case. Depending on your case, there are time limits to file a personal injury claim. Missing an important deadline could be devastating to your case.
2. Gather Evidence
While still at the scene of the accident, there is some evidence you can gather that could help your personal injury case such as the following.
- Take photos of all damages.
- Gather the contact information of all other drivers involved in the accident as well as witnesses.
- Call the police so an official police report can be written.
- Give a statement of what happened to the responding officer.
If your case goes to trial, the jury is going to decide your case by looking at the evidence. The more you can do to preserve evidence and build a strong case, the more likely you are to win.
3. Seek Medical Treatment
If you are in any pain after an accident, get medical treatment. Medical records will help your case. You should be adequately compensated for any medical treatments you receive from injuries incurred from an accident. Documentation from doctors and other health care professionals will show evidence of your injuries.
4. Get the Full Value of Your Claim
Remember your case is not limited to just one type of damage. There may be several different types of damages and injuries you may be suffering from the accident.
You can work with your attorney to uncover many different types of damages including in some cases emotional damages or pain and suffering.
5. Wait for the Best Offer
An insurance company is in the business to settle a case for as little as possible. When you are in pain, you may be tempted to accept the first offer to get money faster. However, doing so usually prevents you from maximizing your compensation.
To get the maximum compensation, you need an experienced and aggressive attorney to fight for your rights. In addition, you need to let the other party know you are willing to go the distance. You may even need to reject the second or even third offer. Your attorney will work with you to determine the best possible outcome for your case.
6. Consider Any Future Damages
Serious injuries that leave a person disfigured or disabled are also to be considered in the settlement offer. You may still be suffering from your injuries even after your case is settled. Make sure this is taken into consideration of the final compensation amount.
7. If Offered an Insufficient Settlement, Explain Why
If you are offered an insufficient settlement offer, be sure to present all evidence and explain why your case is worth more. Your attorney will be able to aggressively fight to get you a higher settlement if they feel the offer was insufficient for your injuries or damages.
8. Make Your Case Strong
Build a strong personal injury case by meeting all deadlines and gathering all evidence that could possibly help your case. It is also important to hire an attorney as soon as possible after the accident to make sure you have not missed something important to the case. After the statute of limitations expires, you may not be able to recover at all. In addition, filling your case allows you to formally start gathering evidence.
9. Avoid Posting About Your Case on Social Media
It is important to remember that whatever you post about your case on social media can also be used against you in a court of law. If you are claiming to have devastating injuries but your Facebook page tells a different story, it could destroy your case. The best thing to do is to stay quiet about your case on social media and let your attorney handle the case.
10. Be Pleasant and Make a Good Impression
If your case is presented before a jury, make a good impression. A jury will make their decision based on what they see and hear at trial. It’s important to be pleasant and put your best foot forward. For instance, being polite and respectful at all times.
Costs and Expenses for an Injury Lawyer
A few costs and expenses involved with a personal injury case may include medical bills, lost wages, or property damages from an accident. Let us help you deal with the insurance companies regarding these costs. We will fight to get you every penny you deserve. No attorney fees will be collected until your case is settled.
Free Case Review by an Experienced Lawyer
At Parke Gordon Law Firm we offer a free case review or free consultation with an experienced Boise personal injury attorney. This is your opportunity to discuss your case free of charge with a knowledgeable attorney that can advise you about your case.
Car Accident Attorneys and Auto Accident Lawyers in Tri-Cities, WA
Don’t wait to call the car accident attorneys and auto accident lawyers at Parke Gordon Law Firm in Tri-Cities. Call our law office now at (509) 582-7274 for a free consultation. This is your opportunity to discuss your case with an experienced and trusted car accident attorney during a free case review. Our car accident attorney in Kennewick is conveniently located at 8905 West Gage Blvd, Suite 200. We can take the stress out of a claim and we’ll fight to get you full value for your car accident injuries. Our law firm believes every client deserves fair representation, not just big insurance companies with deep pockets. Call the law office of Parke Gordon Law Firm today to get started on your car accident case.
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