Many people question whether it is necessary to hire a car accident lawyer for a minor accident. Florida statutes require all drivers to carry at least $10,000 in personal injury protection (PIP) insurance. It also mandates that they file an accident claim with their PIP policy regardless of who was at fault, so many drivers feel it is pointless to hire a lawyer when the damages from an accident seem minor. Unfortunately, these drivers often end up leaving substantial money on the table.
If you have been in a Florida car accident, it is a good idea to speak with a car accident lawyer no matter how severe or minor the crash was. You may be eligible for much more compensation than you realize. At the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine, we have helped many drivers win more from accidents that seemed minor at first glance. We want to help you, too. For a free, no-obligation case evaluation, call us today at 1-800-747-3733.
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1. Advantages of Hiring a Lawyer
When drivers involved in minor car accidents decide to file a claim on their own and not retain the services of an attorney, it is often because they are unaware of the benefits of hiring a lawyer. When you hire a car accident lawyer for a minor accident to help you file your PIP claim and to pursue any other damages for which you are eligible, you receive several advantages.
Valuation of Your Claim
Until you speak with a lawyer, it is difficult to know with any degree of certainty how much your car accident claim is worth. If the accident was minor, the cars received only minor damage, and there are seemingly no serious injuries, it is easy to believe that any claim you file is not worth much. You might believe that your claim is worth less than $10,000, meaning your PIP will pay what you are entitled to receive, and you will not have a need to go after the other driver.
Our attorneys have sat down with many accident victims and, after evaluating their claim, discovered that they were entitled to substantially more compensation than they believed.
Help Taking on the Insurance Company
No matter if your claim is worth a little or a lot, the chances are good that the insurance company will try to pay you less than what you are entitled to receive. With a Miami car accident lawyer on your side, you can take on the insurance company and receive a better settlement.
No Fee Until You Get Paid
Some car accident victims decide against hiring a lawyer because they believe they cannot afford one or they do not want to pay out of pocket for an attorney’s services. However, many car accident lawyers work on a no-win-no-fee basis, meaning they get paid only when you do. That is how we operate at the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine. Our clients pay us only when we deliver results for them.
2. Avoid Overstepping the Statute of Limitations—Get Started Today
With Florida’s statute of limitations, you generally have four years to take legal action after a car accident. But this timeline may be shorter based on a number of factors, so it is not a good idea to wait too long to call a lawyer. Our attorneys are eager to get to work on your claim right away.
3. Call Today for a Free Florida Car Accident Case Evaluation
If you are ready to take action and recover the compensation you deserve for your car accident, call the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine today for a free case evaluation. Call 1-800-747-3733.