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How Can a Car Accident Attorney Help You with Insurance Policy Complexities?

Posted on December 20th, 2014 by Admin

Auto accidents are traumatic events that leave people in pain and frequently not thinking clearly for days afterward.  On top of injury and suffering, if the crash is serious, it can become a legal matter.  Insurance polices are generally hard to understand and full of legal rhetoric.  Plus, insurance companies may try to deny rightful compensation through inadequate settlement offers or claim denials.  In situations like these, you are wise to consult an auto accident attorney.  Atlanta firms with experience in handling car accident cases can review your insurance policy, explain your rights to compensation, negotiate on your behalf or proceed to trial, if necessary.

By consulting an accident lawyer as soon as possible, the lawyer can advise you about insurance company loopholes in policies.  For example, failing to file an uninsured motorist claim as soon as reasonably possible may allow your insurance carrier to deny coverage.  This is what occurred in Lankford v. State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance Co. Because of insurance complications, despite the fact that the insurance company received notification of the accident, the policyholder’s communication about the accident did not meet insurance contract terms.  Seasoned attorneys can also help you overcome barriers, such as how your insurance stacks up and your rights to coverage from several different policies, if damages exceed one policy’s limits.

If possible, get your auto accident legal questions answered right away.

The Cochran Firm Atlanta has years of experience helping accident victims deal with insurance companies.  Find out how you can recover your rightful compensation.

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