Wallingford Car Accident Lawyers
File an Auto Accident Claim
At Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S., our Wallingford car accident lawyers provide legal guidance and representation to individuals who have suffered brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other catastrophic injury collisions, including those involving fractures, disfigurement, burn injuries, and amputation. To make sense of a difficult situation and take the proper steps towards recovery, call us for a free consultation at (888) 228-3860.
A car crash is capable of disrupting the life of even the strong-willed. The aftermath of vehicle collisions demand much courage and perseverance from both the individual who has suffered injury as well as his or her family members. What is even more, families who have lost a loved one in such a tragic accident are left to cope with the tremendous loss in addition to the many unexpected financial and legal burdens. When faced with such challenges, accessing as much information as possible about your legal rights and options can make a big difference in not only giving you peace of mind, but also resolving your predicament so you can focus on rebuilding your life.
A Plan of Action
Whether a person has been injured or killed in a car collision, truck accident, bus crash, bicycle collision, pedestrian accident, or van crash, it is not easy to accept that you can't turn back time to undo what has shaken your life. However, what can be done is planning for the future and making an informed decision as to the best course of action for getting compensation to offset the financial repercussions of a serious collision.
Dealing with Insurance Companies
One of the most unforeseen difficulties of an auto accident claim, whether for personal injury or wrongful death, is dealing with insurance companies. Depending on how many parties were involved in the crash or what entities are believed to be at fault, one accident may involve several insurance companies. One insurance company is enough to deal with, but multiple insurance companies presents another set of hoops to jump through.
Although insurance companies are supposed to assist claimants in every way possible, many use deceptive practices to delay or deny a claim and often offer much lower settlement amounts than a person or family really deserves. With all the overwhelming physical, emotional, and financial aspects of a car accident, it's quite normal for an injury victim or grieving family to take that first settlement without even knowing that they are entitled to much more.
Ultimately, you can't put it past an insurance company investigating you if you've been injured, and you better believe that the defense will have a strong legal argument to counter your claims. This is why it's all the more important to be prepared with your own legal support so you're armed with the right knowledge, strategies, and experience on your side.
Going the Extra Mile for Our Clients
The Washington personal injury law firm of Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. stands by our commitment to having you heal while we recover. As we work to preserve evidence, gather appropriate evidence and witness testimony, consult with accident reconstructionists and medical experts, and build an effective case on your behalf, we want you to put your time and energy into healing and being with your family. To learn more about how we can help if you've been hurt in a car or truck accident in Wallingford, please call (888) 228-3860 for a free consultation.