Why a Car Accident Lawyer Is Important to Protecting Your Rights

Imagine being involved in a serious accident. You don’t know it yet, but you’re injured because of the impact. Now you have to go through a number of different obstacles to protect your rights for the future. What do you do next? Who do you turn to? What options do you have?

Unfortunately, these are questions that you don’t have the answer to yourself. You know that you have to contact your insurance company, but beyond that, many people are truly unaware of how to protect their rights. This is especially true when the responsible party’s insurance company tries to deny liability.

This makes having a strong legal advocate on your side very important.

Protection from the Insurance Company

Large insurance companies are backed by legal teams with the focus on one thing and one thing only: protecting their bottom line. Anything they can do to protect their profits, they use these tactics to minimize their own liability and pay you—the injured party—less than you deserve.

With a lawyer on your side, you can better anticipate the many tactics they use and hold them to the standards of their policy. You should have someone who knows the legal matters necessary to protect yourself from the insurance companies taking advantage of your rights.

Resources to Help Build Your Case

A legal professional has access to a wide array of resources that can be used to help build a strong case on your behalf. For instance, a lawyer can help you access medical and accident records that you may not be able to access otherwise.

Lawyers also understand how to use expert testimony and witnesses to help build your case. This may include witnesses of the crash personally, or using accident reconstructionists who can use images of the scene of the accident and damages to both vehicles to give an idea of how the crash occurred.

At Kolker Law Firm, we bring more than 30 years of experience and tenacious litigation abilities to the corners of our clients. You can trust that we know how to navigate the process and protect your rights during the entire process.

Our St. Louis car accident attorneys have handled thousands of cases, helping injured individuals recover more than $100 million in verdicts and settlements. We work hard so you can feel peace of mind every step of the way.

Call our firm today at (314) 684-8285 and discover your legal rights and options.

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