Reasons why you should contact a personal injury lawyer after being a victim of an accident

personal injury lawyerAccidents happen very often; at work, at home, while walking on the streets, or when driving a car.  They are a part of our lives. Sometimes they occur without severe consequences, but others can result in the worst outcome. When this happens, most injured victims and their families are left without knowing what to do and with numerous medical expenses that need to be paid. But, if the accident was caused by someone else’s negligence, you don’t have to go through the process of fighting for your rights alone.

The first step is to find out if you have a valid case to file a claim. Contacting an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible is key. He or she will analyze the accident and let you know how to proceed before crucial evidence is lost. In addition, there are statutes of limitation and procedural steps you need to follow in each state.  The expertise and knowledge of a personal injury lawyer during these times is not only helpful, but extremely necessary.

A lawyer will also help you identify the responsible party and prove that the negligence existed. Remember, when you file a claim in New York, you’re not just going up against the person or organization that injured you. You’re also facing their insurance company and defense attorneys, and you do not want to go through this process alone. Moreover, how well you are represented will directly affect the compensation received by you and your family for the suffered injuries.

The lawyers at Hecht, Kleeger & Damashek, P.C., have extensive knowledge and experience in these types of cases. We have recovered more than $300 million in accident and injury cases and will fight aggressively for the compensation you and your family deserve. Call us now for a FREE consultation!