If you’ve been injured you may be wondering whether you should contact a lawyer. In most cases, the answer will be yes. Let’s look at the reasons why.
First, if someone else is responsible for causing your injury, you may have a right to receive compensation. Often an insurance company will be involved. This means that the other side will have a team of professionals working against you. Having your own lawyer will ensure that you level the playing field.
Second, most people who have been injured do not know the value of their case. The insurance companies will take advantage of this and attempt to pay as little as possible, or even deny your claim. By hiring your own lawyer, you can be confident that you are receiving fair compensation for your injuries.
Finally, handling a personal injury case is a lot of work. Most personal injury lawyers will work with a paralegal to gather, organize, and review hundreds or even thousands of pages of records to prove your claim. A lawyer and paralegal can easily spend hundreds of hours of time bringing your case to a successful resolution.
At Bergeron, Paradis & Fitzpatrick we have been helping injured Vermonters obtain compensation for their personal injuries for over 30 years.