Should I Accept a Settlement Offer from an Insurance Company?

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    February 11 2019

    When you’ve been in a car accident, you will have a lot of things to worry about.  While you are healing, your medical bills may be piling up. If you are injured, you may be spending unpaid time out of work.  You might also be without a car if yours was damaged in the accident.

    All of a sudden, you get a call from an insurance adjuster.  They offer to write you a check to get you to sign a waiver and release.  Should you take that first offer? No, not without speaking to an experienced personal injury attorney.

    Should I Accept a Settlement Offer from an Insurance Company?

    Getting a Fair Settlement Offer

    An insurance adjuster is hired by an insurance company to save them money.  A claims adjuster’s job is to settle an insurance claim for the lowest possible amount.  Insurance companies want to give the lowest amount of money possible because they want to save money.  They do not have your best interests at heart.

    The insurance company’s first settlement offer will be a low-ball offer that may not even cover all of your expenses or your damages.  Do not accept that offer. Do not cash any checks that they might send you. By cashing a check, you might be inadvertently waiving your right to file a personal injury claim against the insurance company.

    You shouldn’t have to go through the settlement negotiation process alone.  Speak to an experienced car accident attorney for legal advice about your situation.

    How Will I Pay My Medical Expenses?

    You might be worried that if you do not accept the insurance settlement, you won’t be able to afford proper medical care.  This is another thing that an experienced personal injury attorney can help you deal with.

    At Anthem Injury Lawyers, we have a large network of experienced medical professionals who are willing to work with our clients and wait to be paid until after your case settles.

    Speak to An Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

    If you or a loved one has been in an auto accident in the State of Nevada, you should should speak to an experienced personal injury attorney right away.  The law firm of Anthem Injury Lawyers has a dedicated team of car accident lawyers and staff who are ready to help you with your car accident case.

    We offer free case evaluations.  Our office is conveniently located in Henderson, but we work with clients all over the Las Vegas Valley, including North Las Vegas, Summerlin, Spring Valley, Anthem, and the Strip.  Contact us today for a free consultation at (702) 745-8040.

     

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