Car accidents are among the most common type of accident. Every year, over 6 million car accidents occur across the country, and almost half of those accidents cause injuries to drivers and passengers, as well as damage to the vehicles themselves.
Being the victim of a car accident can not only hurt your health, but it can cost you a lot of money in medical bills and car repair costs. And when you go to file your claim with the insurance company, you may find yourself being offered a settlement that is significantly smaller than what you deserve.
In these situations, an experienced Philadelphia car accident attorney can help. We will help you throughout your case and ensure that you receive the full settlement you deserve from the insurance company.
Because our attorneys have handled hundreds of car accident cases, we know how important it is to resolve the financial issues immediately so that you can heal from your injuries and get your life back in order. We will file your claim with the insurance company so that you don’t have to, and we will ensure that you receive compensation for
- your medical bills,
- your lost wages,
- your property repair costs,
- any rental cars or transportation costs while your car is being fixed,
- and even your pain and suffering that you experienced after the accident.
What to Do If You Are In a Car Accident
If you have been injured in a car wreck, the first thing you need to do is to call, or have someone call, the police as well as emergency medical services . The police officer on the scene will be able to file a report about the accident and talk to witnesses, while you seek immediate medical care at a nearby doctor or hospital.
Even if you do not feel any pain right away, many car accidents cause injuries whose symptoms only appear later, so it is extremely important to seek medical attention after any car accident, even if you are afraid the costs will be high. Your attorney will help you recover those costs when you file your insurance claim, so you do not need to worry about medical care costs right after your accident.
Once you have been treated for your injuries, call our offices right away. Our attorneys are happy to visit you at home or at the hospital so that we can begin to work on your claim right away. We will also help you keep track of all of your medical bills, as well as the expenses to repair or replace your vehicle, so that your claim will be ready to file as soon as possible.