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5 Instances When an Auto Accident Attorney's Services Are Essential March 29, 2017

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5 Instances When an Auto Accident Attorney's Services Are Essential, Omaha, Nebraska

If you've been involved in a minor fender-bender that produced no serious injuries and necessitated only a few quick auto repairs, you probably don't need an auto accident attorney. However, in some cases, the services of a lawyer are crucial to protecting your interests, especially if the crash was severe or an insurance company is disputing liability for your damages.

5 Reasons to Call an Auto Accident Attorney

Serious Injuries Occurred

The more serious the injuries, the more difficult finding an accurate valuation of your case could be. Your auto insurance attorney will work diligently to help you receive a settlement that covers all your medical expenses, including the costs of future treatment.

The Accident Was Fatal

Auto accident attorney Omaha NENo amount of money can replace the life of a loved one lost to someone else's negligence. However, an auto accident attorney can file a wrongful death claim to help you reduce the financial and emotional impact of your loss.

The Insurer Denied Fault

Insurance companies sometimes deny a valid claim in hope that you simply give up your pursuit of damages. Successful auto accident attorneys have the investigative ability to prove your claim and compel the insurer to make a fair settlement either by engaging in negotiation or proceeding to trial.

The Police Report Is Inaccurate

Insurers often will use inaccuracies in the police report as grounds for denying a claim. Establishing liability in these cases often is difficult, requiring the expertise of a skilled personal injury attorney or auto accident lawyer to clarify discrepancies.

The Insurer Made an Insufficient Offer

When accident victims do not have legal representation, insurers might make a settlement offer that does not adequately cover the losses. When you have skilled legal counsel, an insurer is likely to take your case more seriously and offer a satisfactory settlement sooner. But if the insurance company persists with the inadequate offers of settlement, you want an attorney that will take your case to court and fight zealously for you.


For over 30 years, Salerno & Associates has been building a reputation as one of the leading personal injury firms in Omaha, NE, so they have the knowledge and experience to help you achieve the settlement you deserve. Call (402) 502-9002 to schedule a consultation with an accomplished auto accident attorney, and visit their website to learn more about how they can help you with your personal injury claim.

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