Personal Injury FAQ
Answers From A Philadelphia Injury Attorney
After a serious accident, you probably have a lot of questions running through your head. Laynas & Georges, P.C. understands how confusing and difficult your situation is and we are here to help. Below are answers to some common personal injury-related questions to get you started. We then recommend that you contact a Philadelphia personal injury lawyer to help you get started on a claim. The sooner you retain legal representation, the better your chances are of recovering fair compensation.
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What Do I Need To Do After A Car Accident?
First, exchange information with the other driver(s) involved in the car accident. Only share your name, phone number, and insurance information-never admit fault. If a police officer writes up a report, be very careful what you say in your statement, because your words could be twisted in an attempt to prove that you were responsible for the accident.
Second, seek medical attention even if you don't feel like you're injured. Many signs and symptoms of injury do not appear until days or weeks later-sometimes even longer than that. By getting yourself checked out by a doctor, you can gather proof that you were injured and deserve to be compensated.
Lastly, hire a personal injury attorney. The sooner you have legal representation, the higher your chances will be of filing a successful claim and recovering the full amount of your damages.
How Do I Prove The Other Person Was Responsible?
Whether you were injured in an auto accident or by a negligent doctor, the key to any personal injury claim is to establish liability. To prove the other person was responsible, you will need to gather and preserve evidence of their negligence or recklessness. In car accidents, this evidence can include photos of the accident scene and your injuries, a copy of the police statement and witness accounts, doctors' notes, and the like. Other accidents and personal injury cases may require some investigation in order to gather sufficient evidence. Our firm can help with this entire process so that you can focus on healing.
What Compensation Am I Entitled To Receive?
Every personal injury claim is different. Every accident and injury involves different levels of damage, which means that it is not possible to determine the exact amount of compensation that your case deserves. What you need to do is hire a Philadelphia personal injury lawyer who has succeeded in recovering fair compensation for clients over a number of years. Attorney Steven Laynas has nearly 30 years of experience and has recovered millions of dollars for his clients during that time. Call our firm today to discuss your case for free!
How Much Does A Personal Injury Lawyer Cost?
At The Law Office of Laynas & Georges, P.C., hiring a personal injury attorney is affordable for anyone. How is that, you ask? Because we charge a contingency fee, which means that you don't pay anything unless we win, and you never pay a dime out of your own pocket. We deduct a fair percentage out of your settlement or verdict as our fee so that you never have to worry about the cost.
When Do I Need A Personal Injury Attorney?
Have you been injured because of someone else's negligence? If your answer is "yes," then the answer to your question is "you need a personal injury attorney." Attempting to file a personal injury claim and fight the insurance companies for a fair payout without a lawyer by your side is extremely difficult. By hiring a lawyer, you will have a recognized legal advocate on your side who knows the law and all the processes involved. Attorney Laynas has done this for nearly 30 years and will work with you personally every step of the way. He has recovered millions of dollars for his clients and he can help maximize your compensation, as well.
Contact the Law Offices of Steven Laynas today to consult a personal injury lawyer!