Quincy Car Accident Injury Attorney
Also Serving Clients throughout Norfolk County
Car accidents account for the majority of personal injury accidents in the U.S. The insurance industry pays out a staggering amount of money each year in property damage, medical expenses, and other damages. It is important to seek legal help following a car accident, especially one with injuries or fatalities. The insurance process can be complicated and lengthy.
If you were injured in a car accident or you lost a loved one in a wrongful death, and the accident was due to the negligence of another, a Quincy personal injury attorney can help you. Flanagan & Associates are experienced in the area of personal injury claims, including car accident injury cases. Flanagan & Associates is committed to helping car accident victims receive just and fair compensation for their injuries and suffering.
Car Accidents and Injuries
Car accidents are usually categorized as either head-on, rear-end, side impact (T-bone) or rollover. The severity of auto accidents can depend on the speed of the vehicles, road conditions and other factors. Likewise, the degree of injuries can vary. Anyone who has been involved in a car accident understands that is can be very traumatic physically, emotionally and mentally.
The injuries can include the following:
- Whiplash, sprains, lacerations
- Broken bones, dislocations, amputations, burns
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Coma or death
Following an accident, our Quincy car accident attorney can take care of the legal details so the victims and their families can concentrate on regaining health and recovering from their losses. It can bring peace of mind knowing an experienced attorney can deal with insurance companies and other legal matters.
Compensation for Car Accident Injuries in Quincy
Car accident injuries and other types of personal injuries can cause disruption in a household. The recovery process for the victim may require extensive medical treatment and rehabilitation. It may take a long time before it is possible to resume a prior lifestyle. Unfortunately, some victims may never fully recover and they may be permanently disabled. Again, some victims succumb to their injuries. Often a household experiences financial hardship following an accident with injuries or wrongful death. Medical treatment is expensive. Time away from work can mean no income coming into the household. It is important to have an attorney advise you on the steps to take to protect your rights to compensation from insurance or from the parties responsible for the car accident.
You may be eligible to receive compensation for medical bills incurred and future medical treatment as related to the car accident injuries. Compensation can include payment of lost wages and payment for future lost earnings. Compensation can also include payment for suffering. In cases of wrongful death, the surviving spouse, parents, siblings, or children may receive additional compensation to cover the burial and funeral costs. An attorney representing you can make sure that your best interests are represented and can negotiate any settlements on your behalf.
Compensation from Insurance Companies: Don't Take a Risk with Your Settlement
Insurance companies are businesses, and with that in mind, they are interested in the bottom line. Typically, they will attempt to settle quickly and offer to pay out as little as possible. They may also try to deny fault, redirect blame, or cancel an insurance policy for no good reason. Before, agreeing to a settlement offer, speak with an attorney. Our firm can deal with the insurance company, see that you are treated fairly and receive the best possible compensation amount. Some settlement offers are inadequate and far less than the value of an injury. A case may need to go the litigation route to achieve a satisfactory result. My firm is ready to help you with your legal needs.
Call our firm today for help with a car accident injury case. You can expect one-on-one personal, effective legal service.
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