A car accident can cause major upheaval to your life. In addition to dealing with injuries, you may be facing significant medical bills and missed time off work. Vacations, special events, and other activities you look forward to might have been canceled. If this sounds like your situation, can we recommend you call a Thurston County car accident lawyer for assistance?
Our team helps victims of car accidents win the fair compensation they need to put their lives back together. Plus, you only pay us a fee if we’re able to win you a settlement.
It’s easy to forget that every time you get behind the wheel, there’s a chance you could experience a collision. This is true even if you are a responsible, defensive driver.
Here are some common reasons for how accidents occur:
If you’ve been a victim of any type of car accident scenario, chances are we can help. Call us to schedule a free consultation about what happened.
According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel, collisions cost the US $230.6 billion per year. Put another way, that’s an average of $820 per person, per year.
The financial toll on victims of car accidents can be enormous. Even a minor collision with relatively minor injuries may incur thousands of dollars in medical bills. This number only increases if you require emergency room treatment, a hospital stay, or surgery. On top of that, many victims may need time off work to recover, making the financial hit even more difficult to overcome.
A good personal injury attorney will calculate these costs as well as account for the pain, suffering, and other losses you’ve experienced. Only then will you be able to understand if a settlement offer is fair.
We frequently get questions from car accident victims about how to work with the insurance company.
Here’s what you should know:
Want more detailed information on this topic? One of our attorneys, Erik Ladenburg, has written a free e-book called What Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know. You can request a free copy to be sent to you by email.
In the State of Washington, you only have three years from the time of the accident to file a claim (RCW 4.16.080). Given that, we urge you to reach out to a Thurston County car accident lawyer for timely assistance.