William W. Hurst
Law Office of William W. Hurst, LLC
50 S. Meridian St., Suite 600, Indianapolis, IN 46204
According to compiled by the Indiana University Public Policy Institute, there were 216,312 traffic accidents in Indiana during 2015. Involvement in a serious car wreck is not something anyone expects, and many people are unsure about how to begin putting their lives back together in the days and weeks following the accident. Between dealing with doctors, insurance companies, and your work, the aftermath of an accident can be stressful, time-consuming, and confusing.
One of the questions that you may be pondering is whether you need to talk to a lawyer after an accident. While many questions regarding the law are difficult to answer, this not one of them—accident victims should always speak to an attorney as soon as possible. Some of the specific ways in which a lawyer can help accident victims include the following:
If your lawyer cannot reach an adequate settlement with the insurance company representing the other driver, he or she may file a lawsuit in court to ensure that you get the compensation to which you are entitled under Indiana law.
If you have been hurt in a car accident in the Indianapolis area, you should speak to an attorney as soon as you can. To schedule a free consultation with one of our lawyers, call our office today at 317-636-0808 or send us an email through our .
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