Car Crashes, Accidental Injuries, and Wrongful Death Claims in Maryland
Motor vehicle accidents are extremely common all across the U.S., and Maryland is no exception. In fact, in 2021, the Maryland Department of Transportation reported 108,656 total crashes on state roadways. To make matters even worse, over 25% of those crashes resulted in injuries.
If someone’s negligent or reckless driving causes you to be one of those people who were injured in a car wreck, it can feel like an uphill battle just to get the compensation that you deserve from an insurance company.
This is because insurance companies are not in the business of truly helping you, at least not if it hurts their bottom line. They’re in the profit-making business, and they don’t benefit from paying out on all policies. They have claims adjusters and lawyers whose jobs are to ensure the insurance company pays as little as possible.
One of the most common mistakes people make after sustaining injuries in a car wreck is speaking to an insurance adjuster before talking to a lawyer. Now, you should certainly notify your insurance company after you were involved in an accident; however, saying the wrong thing to the adjuster, even accidentally, can hurt your chances to get the compensation you truly deserve.
When you let Smith Law Firm, LLC guide you through your case, we’ll handle the insurance company for you. We know their tactics, and we can make sure that the facts of the case are accurately conveyed to them in a way that preserves your chances for a favorable settlement. If necessary, our team can investigate the circumstances of your crash and obtain police reports, witness statements, and other evidence that proves the other driver’s negligence. We can also help you gather any medical reports, receipts, wage information, and other data that demonstrates your economic losses that resulted from the car accident.
In addition, our office knows that car accident-related injuries don’t just result in property losses and immediate medical expenses. They can also lead to pain, suffering, and emotional trauma. In the worst instances, they can also hinder your work opportunities, earning potential, and ability to enjoy life. This should all be appropriately valued and relayed to the insurance company. Our Columbia car accident attorney can help you with all of this and more.
One of the most common mistakes people make is talking with the insurance adjuster before they’ve talked to a lawyer. It’s easy to say the wrong thing and to damage your case before it’s even begun. Contact the Columbia, Maryland, attorney Jonathan Scott Smith as soon as possible after a car crash. Let us handle the insurance company on your behalf. Call (410) 441-5054 to schedule a consultation.
Smith Law Firm, LLC has been negotiating with insurance companies for well over 4 decades. Whether you’re suffering from a car crash, motorcycle accident, or truck collision, you can feel confident knowing that Attorney Smith won’t fall for their lowball offer. His past results include some of the highest personal injury verdicts and settlements in his area.
Our office truly knows what it takes to get favorable settlements for our clients, even if it means stopping negotiations and litigating your case in court. Our many credentials include being named a Maryland Super Lawyer by our peers and rated an AV-Preeminent™* Lawyer (Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory), as well as a 10.0 Superb litigation attorney (Avvo). We see these accolades as testaments to our long-standing track record of success, extensive trial experience, and dedication to skillful, ethical, and effective legal service.
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