Breaking The Stigma of a ‘Frivolous’ Lawsuit
You may have been in a serious accident, or you or a loved one have been wrong by a large corporation, and not think that you need to hire a lawyer to help. With the stigma surrounding lawsuits, this can potentially hold you back from reaching out to a skilled lawyer for the help you need.
However, it’s important to set the record straight.
Here is what you need to know about personal injury claims, how insurance companies and large corporations work, and how PI lawyers are dedicated to protecting your rights.
1) Personal Injury Claims Aren’t Frivolous, They Protect the Lives of Those Injured or Wronged
Most lawsuits aren’t just for the sake of suing. A personal injury lawyer’s mission is to protect those who have been injured or wronged by the negligence of others. These are often large corporations or those at fault being represented by insurance companies.
For example, as a result of serious car accidents, victims may face severe, even life-threatening, injuries. But, unfortunately, insurance companies are often solely focused on protecting their own interests – not yours.
Since insurance companies will do whatever they can to low ball settlements, victims are often unable to receive the compensation they need to pay the medical bills for treatment that they need to heal.
That’s where a skilled personal injury lawyer comes in.
He or she will conduct an investigation, and determine the full extent of your damages including medical bills, missed time from work and lost wages. A skilled lawyer will stand up for you and help ensure you receive what you deserve to be able to move forward with your life.
Similarly, when nursing homes violate the rights of their innocent residents, the residents are left abused and neglected, which is devastating.
An experienced personal injury attorney will launch a full investigation, holding the nursing home accountable. This ultimately will hep ensure the victim is removed from the cycle of abuse.
2) Large Corporations Need to be Held Accountable
Large corporations or other individuals can make mistakes which are potentially life-altering for those affected, leaving victims vulnerable and worried about the future.
Unfortunately, large corporations and insurance companies are concerned with keeping their image and profits. That is why it can be incredibly difficult to go against a corporation or insurance company on your own.
They ultimately will often deny any wrongdoing, leaving you with nothing. Or an insurance company will offer you a low settlement which will not begin to cover any of your expenses.
A skilled PI lawyer will fully investigate your claim and demand the full compensation you deserve. Your lawyer may come to a settlement with the at fault organization. If not, your lawyer can file a lawsuit to help ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.
3) Not All Claims Require Lawsuits
If the at-fault party accepts your attorney’s demand letter for compensation or come to and agreement, the case does not have to go to trial, and a lawsuit does not need to be filed. This is important to keep in mind.
In addition, the legal process may seem intimidating, especially when a victim has gone through traumatic events, but it is your lawyer’s job to fight for your and protect you.
That’s why it is so important to consult with a qualified personal injury attorney. He or she will listen to your story, provide legal advice, and walk you through the legal process in an effort to help you get your life back again. You and your family deserve justice.
The Goss Law Firm Is Here to Help
If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident of any kind, due to the negligence of another person or entity, you should get the compensation that you deserve. The Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers at The Goss Law Firm will fight for your rights. To learn more or to schedule a FREE consultation, call 816-839-6452 today.