Absolutely not. Unless you are highly experienced in insurance settlement negotiations, it is virtually certain that you will leave a lot of money on the table - even when you consider the contingency fee the attorney will be paid.
Yes. If you have the ability after the crash to safely gather evidence and are not seriously injured, you should do so. Take photos of the crash scene, such as vehicle damage, skid marks, traffic signs and lights, and your injuries if visible. Get contact information of any witnesses.
It is common for the victim to talk to the insurance company for the other driver. They want to get a recorded statement from you that will be used against you in the settlement process. Decline this conversation and have your attorney handle it.
Talk to a NorthCarolina nursing homeabuse attorney to determine the steps you need to take to protect your loved one. Your attorney can help you with the proper reporting protocols to ensure that all the relevant agencies in the state have been contacted.
The most common include inadequate resident hygiene standards; inattention to injuries or illnesses; mismanaged medication; not giving appropriate clothing; not giving enough food and water; and prolonged isolation of residents.
Another possibility is there was a mechanical failure that caused the accident. Our attorneys will look at the possibility of a product liability claim against the auto manufacturer or the manufacturer of the component that failed, such as the airbag or seat belt. Also, if a mechanic performed shoddy work, then there could be a claim against that mechanic or his employer.
Our legal investigation first will begin with how the driver conducted himself. If the driver lost control, did not react properly, was drunk or speeding, then the driver is probably responsible for your injuries. You probably have a negligence claim against the driver.
Without a doubt - the tires. Be sure each tire is the same and has the same amount of tread wear. If the tires were replaced, be sure they are new and not used. You can find the age of the tire by reviewing its ID number on the whitewall or sidewall of the tire.