Posted by: Richier Tags: New Britain CT | Categories: Personal Injury
Many people wonder whether or not to hire a personal injury attorney after sustaining an injury. Have you had a car accident or any incident in which you have been injured? If the incident is due to another person's negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. When no serious injury has been sustained and the damages are minimal, it may make sense to accept a reasonable offer. Sharing a portion of your settlement with an attorney may not make sense.
You may want to consult with an attorney to discover unknowns in your injury case. When several parties are also involved in the incident, your attorney can identify the parties involved who may be share liability. Your lawyer can conduct an independent investigation and interview witnesses. Should your case go to court, they may be named as defendants. If you have medical bills, pharmaceuticals and physical therapy to pay for, you may receive financial compensation. Time lost from work may also be compensated for.
Be advised that in Connecticut there is a two year standard time limit for Personal Injury Lawsuits. The clock starts running on the date the injury was sustained. It is possible for an injury to to evade detection at the accident and be discovered at a later time. You will have the burden of proving that your injury wan not reasonably discovered right away.
Have you quickly been offered a settlement, and it just doesn't feel right to you? Go with your gut and do nothing until you have consulted a personal injury lawyer. The injured party may benefit from the experience and professional relationships a personal injury attorney brings to the table. Your attorney may have important relationships with other professionals in your area. You are in good hands when you consult Vargas Chapman Woods. When you have questions, call our office for answers: (860) 754-1400.