A car accident can be a very stressful event. You may be worried about the medical bills, the car repairs, and how to get around without a car. It’s natural to wonder, “When can I stop worrying about car accidents?” Knowing when to start focusing on your recovery is essential. Hiring an experienced car accident lawyer after the accident can make all the difference on your stress level. Our team of car accident lawyers has decades of experience successfully handling car accident cases. We know how to gather the necessary evidence, interview witnesses, and build a strong case on your behalf. We will fight for the best possible outcome in your case so that you can focus on your recovery. For a free consultation, contact Morgan & Morgan today.
Worrying About Car Accidents
The following information will help you understand when it is time to stop worrying and what you can do to avoid car accidents to the extent possible.
- If you were involved in a minor collision with little to no damage done to either vehicle, and both parties can exchange information without issue, it is likely that you will not need to see a lawyer or file a claim. Your insurance should cover any damages done to your vehicle. You can stop worrying about the accident once you have exchanged information and reported the incident to your insurance company.
- If you were involved in a more serious collision with damages done to both vehicles and/or injuries sustained, seek medical attention as soon as possible. Once you have sought medical attention, you should contact a car accident lawyer to discuss your legal options. You should not worry about the cost of a lawyer, as most personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis. This means you only pay them if they win your case. Hiring the right lawyer will allow you to worry less.
- If the other driver was at fault for the accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages and injuries. A car accident lawyer will be able to help you determine what type of compensation you may be entitled to. They will also deal with insurance companies so that you can focus on your recovery. Knowing that you should be compensated for your losses should help reduce your stress and worry—at least a little bit.
- If the other driver was not at fault for the accident, and there was little to no damage done to either vehicle, it is likely that your insurance will cover any damages done to your vehicle. You can stop worrying about the accident once you have reported it to your insurance company and had your claim approved.