Being accused of causing an accident when you are self-insured can dramatically change the course of your life. You have to come out of pocket for exorbitant damages because of a lawsuit. You have to think carefully about how to proceed in these cases. We are here to help you defend yourself against any claims.
When you are sued for a car accident, the person who files the complaint is likely seeking financial damages that may be inflated. Even for a soft tissue injury, complainants often seek large settlements. We know that whiplash doesn’t usually create life-long damge and can challenge these ridiculous claims.
There are several things that these complainants have to show in their case. They must show that you were negligent and that your negligence caused the accident. They also have to be able to tie the accident with the injuries, and the injuries with the damages they are seeking. We will work to poke holes in each of these points so that we can reduce or eliminate the amount that you have to pay.
We realize that this is a challenge that you weren’t ready to deal with right now. We are here to help you with the legal aspects of the case so that you are able to focus on other avenues of your life. Whether we go to trial or work things out through an alternative dispute resolution method, we will protect your interests.
It’s never wise to battle a claimant in court on your own. The guidance and support we provide our clients levels the playing field when it’s tie to head to court.