What does a personal injury lawyer do?
I am asked this question every day. The truth is a personal injury lawyer plays a vital role in ensuring you get what you need after an accident. Often times, insurance companies will try to work with you but keep in mind they are not working for you. They are not representing you. A personal injury lawyer knows what to expect from the insurance adjusters. Most times, they will have had or seen a similar case and know exactly what to expect. After all, this is what a personal injury lawyer does day in, day out. Most times, an accident victim will contact a personal injury lawyer and that allows the lawyer to take over and represent you. They then start ordering the necessary reports needed to build your case and they make sure that you are getting the support you need to start to recover. This support comes in many forms. It may be rehabilitation support, medical support, housekeeping, counselling, home modifications, etc…First things first, a personal injury lawyer will meet with you to determine what your needs are and then start working for you to fulfill these needs. After an accident, everything seems different. The beginning is especially hard because it’s a new way of life. I meet everyday with Ontario accident victims who are struggling to get back the life they once had before the accident. Accidents are terrible and unfortunately they will continue to happen. Personal injury lawyers can help. They can help rebuild lives not only of the accident victims, but also their families. Yes, accidents affect everyone and it’s important that everyone involved gets the support they need. Each case is unique and everyone will have different needs. The important thing is that accident victims get the help and compensation they need. A personal injury lawyer can help with that.
If you have been in an accident or a family member or loved one has been in an accident, you should consult a personal injury lawyer . They can help and they will. You have been through enough.
———————- This Ottawa Injury Lawyer Blog is written regularly by Ottawa personal injury lawyer David Hollingsworth. Since 1999, David has been a dedicated Ottawa injury lawyer helping Ontario accident victims and the families of accident victims who have been seriously injured or lost a loved one in an Ontario accident. This blog reports on accidents in eastern Ontario, personal injury issues, local Ottawa news and events and various news that relates to Ottawa, accidents and personal injury. Visit www.ottawainjury.ca for more information. If you have a topic you would like me to write about or if you have a question, call or email me: [email protected] (613) 978-9549