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Reasons to Hire an Attorney for Your Car Accident Case

Put an Experienced Louisville Car Accident Attorney on Your Side

If you are involved in an automobile accident, you may want to initially try to deal with the insurance company yourself. With some claims, an attorney is not needed in order to file your claim, especially if you are not injured. However, in most cases, there are many reasons why hiring an attorney to represent you is important in order to protect your rights and get the best possible settlement out of your claim.

You can discuss your particular rights during a free consultation with a Louisville personal injury attorney at Charles W. Miller & Associates by calling (502) 890-9954 or by contacting us online.

Four Reasons You Need a Car Accident Attorney

  1. An attorney fights for your best interests: Your attorney is the only person who will work solely on your behalf and with your best interests in mind. Insurance companies are looking out for their own best interests and their own profits. With a Louisville car accident lawyer from Charles W. Miller & Associates, you have an experienced attorney on your side looking out for your best interests.
  2. An attorney can help you understand and assert your rights: Making sure that you are aware of all of your rights and that these rights are properly asserted is one of your attorney’s biggest priorities. When most injured individuals file a claim they are only aware of their right to have their medical expenses reimbursed or receive reimbursement for any vehicle repairs. They may be unaware of other damages they have the right to recover, however, such as payment of lost wages (whether or not you used sick time) and reimbursement for any costs of a replacement vehicle while your damaged vehicle was being repaired. Many injured individuals are also not aware when they settle their claim that health insurers are vigorously seeking reimbursement of benefits paid on an injured person’s behalf from settlements. Knowing all of your rights and the steps that need to be taken to protect those rights is important. An experienced personal injury attorney at Charles W. Miller & Associates has the knowledge and experience to properly exercise these rights and collect on your behalf.
  3. With an attorney, you can avoid litigation: An attorney can, in many cases, settle your claim without having to file your claim in court. In many situations, with proper research, guidance, and skilled negotiation, an attorney can settle a claim and avoid litigation which can result in a faster resolution and a savings of expenses, thereby increasing your settlement amount.
  4. Having an attorney on your side can save you time: Hiring an attorney also preserves your time. Most clients who try to initially handle the claim on their own soon find out that the time spent trying to handle their claim can quickly add up. This is especially true when the injured party is also receiving medical treatment, which can take a large amount of your time. Working to properly document your treatment and working toward resolving your claim, especially when you have no training or experience in doing so, is a time-consuming task that is difficult for those injured individuals to take on while receiving medical treatment. A Louisville car accident attorney at Charles W. Miller & Associates can deal with the insurance adjusters, doctors’ offices, and billing offices for your medical providers so that you can focus on getting better and getting on with your life.

Get Help with Your Car Accident Claim

Contact Charles W. Miller & Associates. We are happy to discuss your particular case with you, with no charge or obligation. Let us put our experience in dealing with insurance companies to work for you.

Call (502) 890-9954 or submit an online contact form today to get started with a free consultation.

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    Charles W. Miller


    Attorney Charles W. Miller is the owner and lead attorney at Charles W. Miller & Associates. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1970 and was raised in a middle-class family by two parents who were educators for the local school system. His parents taught him the importance of hard work and standing up for what he believed in from a young age. Attorney Miller attended the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville where he excelled academically, receiving numerous awards ...
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    Ryan Greer

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    Attorney Ryan Greer attended the University of Kentucky where he received a Bachelor’s of Science in Accountancy as well as a Juris Doctor of Law. During his education, Attorney Greer was a member of the tax law society and a CALI award winner for his academic excellence in the subject of employee benefits. Upon graduation, Attorney Greer began practicing with the Lexington, KY law firm Todd & Todd, PLLC. As primarily a personal injury attorney, Attorney Greer developed his expertise in ...