Auto accidents can leave an individual unable to work for several days, weeks, months, years, or forever. Brain damage, broken bones, scarring, and even death can destroy someone’s life or their family’s forever. Auto Accident Legal Services in Wilkes Barre PA can help a victim receive the compensation they deserve and protect their rights. They offer a free consultation for victims or their families to discuss the case and begin the case. Insurance companies aren’t usually honest in their direct communication with victims and will try to force them to settle a claim well before the individual should. A lawyer will protect a victim’s interests and negotiate a fair settlement with the insurance company.
If the insurance company is unwilling to offer the amount of compensation a victim deserves, Auto Accident Legal Services in Wilkes Barre PA will take the case to court. Cases usually settle before a full-blown trial has to take place. If the case does go to trial, the attorney will be well prepared to deliver all of the evidence in a concise fashion. A victim is entitled to payment of medical bills, lost wages, property damage, and pain, and suffering. Surviving family members that have lost their loved one due to the injuries they received are entitled to compensation by filing a wrongful death lawsuit. This type of case is usually filed by a parent, child, or spouse on behalf of their deceased loved one.
Individuals that are unable to return to work due to their injuries may be entitled to receive Social Security Disability. This type of disability provides monthly payments that can help to pay for their daily living expenses. An accident attorney can help them file all of the proper paperwork even while their accident case isn’t completely settled. It gives a victim the ability to get an early start on the paperwork, and the attorney will already have everything they need to file on behalf of the victim. The Law Office of Robert D. Elias has experience in personal injury law and Social Security Disability claims. They can help a victim who is unable to work receive the compensation they deserve. You can also follow them on Twitter.