Do I need to hire an attorney?
If you have been in a car accident and the other party is clearly at fault it may seem like it's not necessary to get a lawyer. However, you still have to prove damages which are things like pain and suffering, lost wages and insurers demand proof that your medical bills are "reasonable and necessary". All these things determine the value of a case and the insurer of the driver who hit you will try and minimize your injuries to lower what they have to pay out to compensate you. Studies show that people who have legal representation typically get a result that is three times more than those who proceed without counsel. The added benefit is that I deal with the insurance company--and you can focus on healing.