If someone else’s negligence leaves you injured, you face a difficult journey forward. Obtaining the compensation to which you are entitled is essential to your ability to reach your most complete recovery, and as such, working closely with one of Chicago’s top rated personal injury lawyers is the surest path forward.
Personal injury claims are based on compensating the injured party for the damages (or losses) that he or she incurs as a result of the at-fault party’s negligence. These damages are divided into both economic damages and non-economic damages (those damages that don’t have a cost attached), including:
Receiving compensation for your full range of physical, financial, and emotional damages is very important to your overall recovery process.
If you’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, your claim will proceed through the at-fault party’s insurance coverage. While you may be tempted to simply allow the insurance company to do what it’s paid to do and offer you a settlement that addresses your damages in their entirety, this option is unlikely to support your best interests.
The fact is that the insurance company is motivated by profits, which translates to an interest in minimizing settlement amounts whenever possible. Be wary of the following insurance company tactics for doing so:
You’ve been injured by someone else’s negligence, and you’re in a difficult situation. There are, however, several things you can do to help protect your personal injury claim from the outset, including:
The accomplished Chicago personal injury lawyers at The Horwitz Law Group are well equipped to help guide your claim toward its most beneficial resolution. For more information about how we can help you, please don’t hesitate to contact us and schedule your free initial consultation today.
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