Initial Offer For a Personal Injury Case
Check out this video about the initial offer for a personal injury case in Tallahassee. Then call Serrano McGuire for a free legal consultation.
Should I take the first settlement offer for my personal injury case?
We had a client in Tallahassee that hadn’t hired a lawyer yet and was dealing directly with the insurance company. This is common and happens all the time. The client asked us if they should take the first settlement offer. The answer, inevitably, is usually no, unless the insurance carrier is offering the policy limits, and even then you should have it evaluated by a trial attorney. The reason is that insurance companies only take into account what the bills are. That’s the easiest part of your case. Anybody can add up their medical bills that were related to the accident.
The real value of hiring a trial lawyer is the evaluation of the other elements of the claim, which include the future medical bills you’re reasonably certain to incur, items like pain and suffering, which nobody knows the exact value of. Before you settle your case, it is of extreme benefit to hire a trial attorney who is able to evaluate your case and let you know how good that settlement offer is from the insurance company.
We would love to help you out with a personal injury case. If you have any questions, give us a call.
Were you or a loved one seriously injured by a negligent person in Florida and have questions about initial offer for a personal injury case? Contact experienced Florida personal injury lawyers at Serrano | McGuire today for a free consultation and case evaluation.
In order to serve you best, we have personal injury law offices located in both Lutz and Tallahassee.
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