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When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer in California

People get injured in many different kinds of accidents across California each day. And victims who are hurt due to someone else’s carelessness may be eligible to file a personal injury claim and demand recovery support. But some victims and their family members may be confused about whether they need a lawyer to get the most possible out of their injury claims.

There’s one easy way to determine if you’ll need a California personal injury lawyer to get fair treatment when you seek compensation from an insurance company. Maison Law offers a free consultation to all victims of California accidents. It’s a no-risk way to see if a lawyer can maximize your claim or if you are better off filing a claim on your own. There’s no obligation and your case review is always confidential.

Do I Need a California Personal Injury Lawyer After My Accident?

Accidents dangers come from many different directions in California. A reckless driver may force you into a frightening chain-reaction crash on a freeway. You could slip and fall on a puddle left on the floor in the produce section of a grocery store. You might suffer a dog bite at a California park or while at the beach.

A negligent motorist, a store owner, or a pet owner might be fully liable for your recovery costs. But in some cases, it’s hard to trust that an insurance company will provide every benefit available for what you’ve been through. You may wonder if the legal protection a skilled lawyer provides could help you earn what’s fair.

In general, there are two main factors in accidents that could mean you need to turn your case over to a California personal injury lawyer:

Talk to a lawyer after a serious injury. If your accident involves only a few scratches or bruises or only property damage, you may not have anything to gain by hiring a lawyer. But if you suffer a serious injury, such as a broken arm or head trauma, you could need the safeguard that Maison Law provides.

When medical bills go beyond a night in the emergency room, insurance companies get nervous and begin looking for ways to avoid having to provide you with adequate compensation. This is when they attempt to shift the blame for an accident to you or raise doubts about your injuries. In some cases, your lawyer helps you fight back against unfair accusations and partners with you to demand in benefits available.

Consult with a lawyer if you are being blamed for an accident you didn’t cause. This is another pitfall of personal injury claims that might make it necessary to consider hiring a lawyer. An insurance provider can try to blame you, even if an accident report says you were innocent. They simply want to see if they can save money at your expense. Your lawyer will gather evidence that proves you are innocent and then force an insurer to provide a settlement check that’s fair.

Figuring Out if You Need a California Personal Injury Lawyer

There are other cases in which having an experienced California personal injury lawyer on your side would be a smart idea. Below you can find more information on certain types of personal injury cases and some additional help with deciding whether you need to hire a lawyer or not.

Do I Need a Lawyer…

If Fault is Unclear?

If There’s a Fender Bender?

If I Don’t Have Insurance?

If the Other Driver Doesn’t Have Insurance?

If I’m Not a U.S. Citizen?

If I Fall Down the Stairs at My Apartment Complex?

When Negotiating With Insurance Companies?

If I Have Bad Bruising?

If My Accident Was a Year Ago?

If I want more money in an accident settlement?

If I Broke My Hand?

If I Broke My Arm?

If I Broke My Leg?

If I Can’t Afford My Hospital Bills?

If I’m Hit By a Drunk Driver?

If I Slip and Fall on a Rain Puddle Left at the Entrance to a Store?

If I’m Injured By a Product I Bought at Home Depot?

If I’m Injured By a Product I Bought at Lowe’s

If I’m Being Blamed For Hitting a Driver Going Too Slow?

If a California Store Tries To Blame Me For a Slip and Fall?

If a California Walmart Tries To Blame Me For a Slip and Fall?

If a California Smart & Final Tries To Blame Me For a Slip and Fall?

If An Insurance Company Is Blaming Me For A Motorcycle Accident In California?

I’m In A Motorcycle Accident Without A Helmet In California?

If I Lose My Job After a Car Accident in California?

If I Can’t Support My Family Because of Lost Time at Work After a California Car Accident?

If I’m Hit By a Driver Using Marijuana in California?

If I’m Hit By an Amazon Delivery Truck Driver in California?

Contact a California Personal Injury Lawyer

California personal injury law can be complex and it’s not always easy to know if a lawyer could help you achieve a more positive outcome for your claim.

If you are wondering what to do after an accident, please contact a California personal injury lawyer. Maison Law offers a free case consultation. We’ll go over what happened to you and then determine if you could earn more with the help of a skilled lawyer on your side.

If you decide we can help you maximize your settlement after an accident, you won’t need any money to hire us. We don’t get paid unless we win your personal injury case for you. Then our fee comes out of the settlement you are awarded.

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