Why Should You Call an Attorney After a Car Accident?
Following a car accident, many of us believe we can handle the issues that follow on our own. Most adults know they need to contact the insurance company and make arrangements to have the vehicle repaired. And, for minor bump-ins, with few, if any, injuries, this plan could work out well. When an auto accident is more serious, however, handling things on your own can become significantly more difficult—sometimes even overwhelming. Unless you have experienced a serious injury, you may not be aware of just how much this level of injury can alter your day-to-day life, your physical abilities, and even your emotional and mental status.
When Your Life Changes in an Instant
When you are involved in a car accident that leaves you seriously injured, everything in your life changes—in ways you may not be able to even imagine. One moment you could be in good health, making plans for your future and enjoying your current lifestyle, then, in a mere instant, everything has changed. You are being loaded into an ambulance, wheeled into an emergency room, and you are overtaken with panic, anxiety, stress. Will you be all right? Will you be able to return to work and make a living? How long will your recovery take—or, will you ever recover fully? How will your injuries affect your relationships, your financial future, your career?
Could You Handle The Details on Your Own?
So, one minute you are looking forward to the activities you have planned for the weekend, and the next, everything has changed—through no fault of your own. Of course, you could attempt to handle everything on your own. You could make endless calls to insurance companies, as you try your best to make the indifferent person on the other end understand just how serious your injuries really are. You could watch your medical expenses mount alarmingly, wondering if you will be able to pay them, and, if you cannot, if you will still be able to obtain the treatments you need.
You could spend sleepless nights, wondering how you will cope with everything that’s being thrown at you, and your stress levels could reach epidemic proportions—or, you could make a single phone call to Stroud, Flechas & Dalton in Mississippi. While your car accident definitely has unique aspects, our highly experienced car accident attorneys have been helping people just like you for many, many years. We are highly skilled negotiators who will handle every legal aspect of your car accident.
How Our Car Accident Attorneys Can Help
We will deal with the insurance companies, immediately letting them know that we will never accept a less-than-equitable settlement on your behalf. They will understand immediately that we will not back down and will fight aggressively on your behalf—even taking your claim to trial if we need to. We will be the advocate in your corner, fighting for you, your health, your finances, and your future, every step of the way. There truly is no substitute for a highly knowledgeable, skilled attorney, who believes in you and believes you deserve equitable reparation for injuries you received through no fault of your own.
When you find yourself in an untenable situation, one phone call is all it takes for Stroud, Flechas & Dalton to use every resource at our disposal to ensure you can once more look forward to your future. We absolutely believe that you deserve the time—and the necessary medical treatments—to heal from your injuries, while we work hard on your behalf to handle everything else. We believe you should not spend sleepless nights worrying about how you will pay your medical expenses, not to mention your regular monthly expenses. In short, we believe in you, and will fight for you and your loved ones following your car accident.
How Can Serious Injuries Affect Your Future?
More and more often, we hear of auto accidents which caused truly catastrophic injuries. This level of injury can change lives forever, affecting the future of all those involved. Catastrophic injuries generally leave victims suffering permanent disabilities for the remainder of their lives. Any injury, whether catastrophic, serious, or even more moderate, which changes the life of the victim, deserves compensation. While it is a certainty that money will not change the fact that you are injured and that you must learn to deal with those injuries, it can make your life considerably easier when you are not constantly worried about how you will pay for your medical expenses, and whether you will be able to keep a roof over your head and food on the table.
How Will You Deal with the Changes in Your Life?
After all, in addition to how you will deal with your injuries, those closest to you will also be forced to deal with the changes your injuries could bring to their lives. If you are the primary breadwinner in the family, the future can look pretty grim for your spouse and children. Not only did your life change in an instant—so did theirs. Perhaps your injuries are severe enough to require long-term rehabilitation and assistance. As you might imagine, this can place considerable stress on your loved ones. While the impact of any injury can be significant, if your injuries are more serious, you could even face difficulties attending to day-to-day tasks, as well as experiencing a loss of enjoyment of your life.
Contact Stroud, Flechas & Dalton for Exemplary Legal Representation Following Your Mississippi Car Accident
Due to the statutes of limitations in each state (the amount of time you have to bring a claim against the negligent party in a personal injury case), it is imperative that you speak to an experienced attorney from Stroud, Flechas & Dalton as quickly as possible following your car accident. The sooner we are working on your behalf the better for you, and for your family. We will make sure you receive the medical treatments you need—even helping you find those services—and we will never allow an uncaring insurance company to ignore your needs and payout an unacceptable settlement. If you are in the Southaven, DeSoto County, Horn Lake, Olive Branch, Holly Springs, Hernando, Nesbit, Walls, Tunica, or the Memphis metro area, contact Stroud, Flechas & Dalton today.