When you are hurt in a car accident, it can be difficult to think clearly. Your injuries may be painful and it is normal to feel disoriented. Sometimes it can be weeks or longer before you feel back to your old self – unless your injures are severe, in which case you may never feel the same. When an insurance company approaches you with a Utah car accident settlement during this time, it might be appealing to just accept it. But we encourage you to speak to us first. Here is why.
Considering a Utah Car Accident Settlement? Call Us First
There are some important reasons why it is vital to speak to a Utah car accident lawyer before accepting a settlement.
1. Insurance companies are focused on profits first.
Individual insurance agents can be friendly and helpful. But the overall goal of the business that employs them is to increase revenues. The less they pay in claims, the more profitable the company is. The end goal of the insurance company is important to understand and accept so you can negotiate accordingly.
2. The insurer will almost certainly offer you less than the maximum they will give.
Once you grasp the goal of the insurance company, it becomes easier to see that whatever the insurer offers you is probably not as much as you can get. The first amount it offers is the opening of negotiations, where you can demand a higher payout based on your circumstances.
3. Insurance companies know that we are serious about getting a fair deal.
One of the major benefits of hiring our Utah car accident attorney is that it makes the insurance company take you seriously. If you choose our firm as your representative in your car accident case, we will put all of our negotiation skills to work on your behalf.
Car Accident Settlements are Often Bigger with an Attorney
The reality of negotiating with insurance companies is that attorneys almost always get more for clients than they would themselves. A good attorney is a professional negotiator and understands the intricacies of Utah car accident law better than most. They can use their experience and skills to push hard for their clients and get larger settlements.
Contact Us About Your Utah Car Accident Settlement
We understand how hard it can be to deal with legal matters when you are injured. That is why we encourage you to contact our firm as soon as possible. If you are thinking about accepting a settlement for your Utah car accident, please pause and get in touch. Our attorney can examine your case and tell you what your options are – and fight on your behalf with the insurance company.
Call us today at (801) 845-4577 or complete our secure online contact form to speak to our attorney. We look forward to assisting you with your settlement.