Being injured in a car accident is not an experience many expect to face in their lives. However, virtually any motorist could potentially be harmed in an accident one day for a variety of reasons. This is true even if you are a responsible driver who obeys the rules of the road. A car accident can have a profound impact on your life. If you have sustained injuries, which is likely, said injuries will probably require costly medical treatment. You may not be prepared to pay for said treatment.
It is also possible that your financial burdens will be exacerbated if your injuries prevent you from returning to work. Additionally, your injuries may result in physical, mental, and emotional pain.
At Solomon, Sherman & Gabay, our team of Levittown car accident attorneys works with victims to help them recover financial compensation for such losses. If you live in or around Levittown and you have been injured in a car accident, review your case with us to learn more about your legal options.
Each state has its own set of rules and laws regarding how car accident victims can pursue compensation for their losses. Many states require that victims provide evidence showing their accidents resulted from the negligence of another party to recover compensation. In such states, victims can seek compensation by filing claims to collect from the insurance of the careless drivers or other parties who cause their accidents.
Pennsylvania is different. Pennsylvania uses the no-fault model in these circumstances. Instead of filing a claim to collect from another party’s insurance, you can seek compensation after an accident by filing a claim to collect from your own insurance.
This is beneficial to drivers in some ways. It can theoretically reduce the amount of time it takes for an injured motorist to recover compensation for their losses by eliminating the need to conduct an investigation proving negligence.
This is not to say that securing proper compensation after a Levittown car accident is easy. The process may still involve filing paperwork, documenting the extent and severity of your losses, and negotiating with your insurance company for an appropriate settlement.
That last point is important. The fact that an insurance company is supposed to be working for you does not mean the insurer necessarily has your best interests in mind during this process. After all, insurance companies are still businesses. Their number one goal is to make and keep money.
It is common for insurance companies to respond to claims by offering less money than the full amount a claimant may be eligible to recover. If you do not have experience negotiating with an insurer, it may be difficult for you to secure all that you are owed.
This is among the main reasons to hire a Levittown car accident attorney. We are prepared to negotiate aggressively on your behalf. While we do so, you can focus on your own recovery.
At Solomon, Sherman & Gabay, our Levittown car accident lawyers are passionate about helping our clients receive the full amount of compensation they deserve. Learn more about what we can do for you by contacting us online or calling us at 215-665-1100 to schedule your free consultation today.