Taking on the Insurance Company
Ultimately, your personal injury settlement (or court award) will very likely come from the at-fault party’s insurance provider, and this insurance company has a lot of weight behind it. Further, this insurance company is heavily invested in keeping its profits high and its settlements as low as possible (for obvious financial reasons), and it is very likely willing to employ heavy artillery toward this end. In other words, you – as an injured accident victim of the company’s client’s negligence – are not in a good position to take them on of your own accord. Your dedicated personal injury attorney, however, has the experience, drive, and legal insight to skillfully negotiate for a settlement that covers your damages in their entirety and that allows you to move forward on the path toward healing.
Some of the weapons in the insurance company’s arsenal include: