Personal Injury is considered to include any injury you may suffer due to the negligence, recklessness, deliberate oversight or errors, and any malpractices that may have caused you any damage, focusing mostly on physical damage of person or property. As hardworking people for whom every paycheck counts and every bill is a burden, when you suffer a personal injury of any nature, you need to make sure that you are properly compensated for all losses suffered. This is where your personal injury attorney Albuquerque NM comes in. He or she is more familiar with the laws and damages to be paid according to the law of the land, and will be able to properly represent you in the case, to make sure that you are properly compensated. It may not be advisable to go for a regular lawyer, as an Albuquerque personal injury attorney would be well-versed in your case.
Here are a few reasons why you should opt for a personal injury attorney:
1. Better understanding of the situation: imagine that you have just suffered an injury, and you are in pain. You are also convinced that you have a legitimate claim towards compensation for the damages you have suffered. You will also likely have a lot of questions as to how to go about receiving the compensation. Other questions you might have are “Will I need a medical certificate to prove my claim of injury?”; “Will I be able to work while I am healing, or will I be able to take a medical leave with or without pay when I am recuperating?”; “What are the legal processes I will have to initiate to make sure my demands are met?” and so on.
These are not questions that a regular lawyer can answer, and a personal injury attorney will be able to offer you the exact help you need in this situation.
2. Availability of financial and other resources: when the case work commences, a team is required to look into the evidence, the statement of you as well as the opposing party, and other material relevant to the case. You will also need scientific experts, the evidence of medical practitioners, and even the statements of personal injury experts to back your claim. These are resources that are not easy to come by, either by you personally, or through a regular lawyer. A personal injury attorney, on the other hand, would have these resources ready to jump into your case.
3. Ample experience dealing with insurance companies: you should understand that the insurance company of the person who has caused you damage, is on the opposing side, and will have enough knowledge on how to sidestep the law, in order to pay less damages or not pay any at all. Your Albuquerque personal injury attorney, on the other hand, will look to maximize your compensation. Remember, he or she will also be receiving a fee according to your compensation, so you can be sure that your personal injury lawyer will try to get you the best compensation package. Also, your personal injury attorney will be familiar with the lawyers of the opposing side, and will be able to anticipate their “moves”, so to speak.
The author is a personal injury attorney with several years of experience working with a well-known personal injury law firm in Albuquerque. He has numerous successful cases under his belt and is passionate about creating awareness about personal injury law.