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Hiring an attorney after a car accident

September 1, 2016

Every time you pull out of the driveway, you run the risk of being involved in a car accident. It’s just a risk you assume in exchange for the privilege of driving. As much as we’d like to think that if we drive safely, we’ll never be in a car wreck, the truth of the matter is that unsafe drivers fill the roads of Texas, making accidents an unfortunate way of life.

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, after seeking treatment for your injuries, you need to consider the possibility of retaining a lawyer to protect your interests. Hiring an attorney can give you protection and peace of mind that you’ll need so that you can focus on a full recovery. An attorney will shield you from much of the nastiness that can go on in cases where you will need to file a lawsuit for damages and to seek recovery for your injuries.

Specifically, an attorney can assist you with a detailed investigation of your accident, help you get full medical treatment and a replacement vehicle while ensuring that yours is repaired in a timely fashion. They can help to ease the immediate financial burdens that may be plaguing you due to lost wages during your recovery period.

An experienced attorney will also be able to take on insurance companies who are busy looking out for their own interests. Your attorney will be able to bring objectivity to the facts and help you make decisions that are most beneficial to you. They should also be fully prepared to carry a case all the way to a judge and jury, even though more than likely, they’ll be able to reach a settlement before then, which is what happens in the vast majority of cases. That’s why it’s critical to find an attorney who is a skilled negotiator and is personable, yet aggressive, in representing you.

The Law Office of Christopher Kalis serves Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano and surrounding Texas communities.