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Injured drivers and their passengers have legal rights after an Opa-Locka car accident. One of them is the right to financial compensation if they can prove that someone else was responsible for the injuries. This only comes at the end of a long process that may be difficult. Standing between you and potential financial compensation is an insurance company that has every incentive in the world not to pay your claim.

It is important to meet with an attorney very soon after your accident. If you cannot do it yourself, your family should begin the conversation. The legal process from your accident may even start moving without you because the insurance company for the other driver may spot a chance to pressure you or even get in a position to deny your claim.

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There Is a Disparity of Power Between You and the Insurance Company

The most dangerous thing that they may do is try to talk to you without your lawyer. You do not even have to talk to them with your lawyer. However, if you do not have an attorney, you may not know that. They have all sorts of tricks and deceptions that they may use to try to get you to say something that could harm your own case. All it takes is one statement on the record that could be taken out of context, and the insurance company could dig in its heels on a settlement and deny the claim.

You may be wondering how you can afford a lawyer after your accident. After all, money is likely tight because you have bills and may be missing considerable time from work. Don’t worry about finances. You can get a lawyer without having to write a check. First, it costs absolutely nothing to speak with a lawyer about your case. Every single car accident attorney offers free consultation where they will listen to the facts of your accident and begin to explain your legal options.

Then, you do not need to pay an attorney for their time as the case progresses. They can be paid for their time, but that is on a contingency basis. The contingency is that you are paid through a settlement or jury award.

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The Legal Process After a Car Accident

Once you consult an attorney, here is how the process may unfold, although each car accident case may be different:

  • Your attorney will review the available information and may gather additional proof necessary to show what happened.
  • They will prepare the claim and submit it to the insurance company.
  • The insurance companies will decide who was responsible for the accident. The insurance company for the responsible driver may make a settlement offer.
  • Your attorney will review the settlement offer and advise you whether it is enough to pay for your injuries. Chances are that at least the first settlement offer may not be in the right ballpark.
  • You will either accept the settlement offer or reject it and counter with one of your own.
  • If you cannot agree with the insurance company, or if they deny the claim, you will file a lawsuit in court to possibly let the jury decide the case.

It is important to seek medical attention as soon as you can following an accident. In addition to treatment for your injuries, you need to see specialists for a detailed and thorough diagnosis and documentation of your injuries and the treatment. 388CEDA has doctors on staff that provide accident diagnostic services and can treat your injuries. We offer the following services:

  • Telemedicine
  • Imaging services, including MRIs, computerized tomography
  • Orthopedic care from board-certified orthopedic physicians
  • Interventional medicine
  • Chiropractic care
  • Board-certified neurosurgeons
  • Interventional pain specialists

388CEDA can help you get the care that you need.

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388CEDA could also assist you in the vital process of locating an attorney. Recommendations are how many people find a lawyer, and we could help there too. Just call us and say that you need help connecting with an attorney. We will select a lawyer from a vast network and put you in touch, so you can quickly get started on the legal process before it starts with you. Call us today at 1-800-388-CEDA to learn about how we could help move your case forward. We help you when you do not know where to begin.

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*388CEDA is not a law firm or an attorney referral service. 388CEDA does not provide legal advice, services, or legal representation to anyone including but not limited to visitors to this site or individuals/persons responding to our advertisements. In Florida, 388CEDA provides the following types of physician services: M.D., Orthopedic Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, General Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners, & D.C., Chiropractic Physicians that document and treat individuals that have suffered injuries. Results may vary and are not guaranteed. If you have any questions or need assistance, please call one of our agents at 388CEDA. We work with experienced attorneys.

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