What are my rights as an auto accident injury victim?



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As an auto accident injury victim, you have several rights that are protected under the law. These include:

The right to seek medical treatment: You have the right to seek medical treatment for any injuries sustained in the accident, regardless of who was at fault. This includes the right to choose your own medical provider and to receive the necessary treatment to address your injuries.

The right to file a personal injury claim: You have the right to file a personal injury claim against the party or parties responsible for the accident in order to seek compensation for your injuries, medical expenses, and other damages.

The right to legal representation: You have the right to retain an attorney to represent you in the claims process and in any legal proceedings that may arise as a result of the accident.

The right to a fair settlement: You have the right to a fair settlement that fully compensates you for your injuries, medical expenses, and other damages.

The right to privacy: You have the right to privacy with regards to any medical information related to your injuries. This includes the right to control who has access to your medical records and the right to keep your medical information confidential.

The right to a fair trial: If your case goes to trial, you have the right to a fair trial and the right to have a judge or jury determine the outcome of your case.

The right to appeal: If you are not satisfied with the outcome of your case, you have the right to appeal the decision to a higher court.

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It is important to note that the specific rights you have as an auto accident injury victim will depend on the laws of the state in which the accident occurred. It is recommended to consult with an attorney who specializes in personal injury law to ensure that your rights are protected throughout the claims process and any legal proceedings that may arise.

It is also important to keep in mind that the insurance company is obligated to treat the policyholder fairly, pay claims promptly and treat the injured fairly as well.

Overall, as an auto accident injury victim, you have several rights that are protected under the law, and it is important to be aware of these rights and to take steps to protect them. With the help of a qualified attorney and by being informed, you can ensure that you receive a fair settlement and that your rights are protected throughout the claims process.

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During your Initial Strategy Session, I will asist you in creating a strategy on how to best pursue your claim, whether it be the result of a Car Accident Claim, 18 Wheeler Injury, or, Alabama Workers' Compensation Claim. At your Initial Strategy Session, you will receive the following:

  • First - I will listen to your story. You will have a chance to tell everything to someone who wants to hear what happened to you.
  • Based on the information that you provide, I will give you my best advice on both what claims you have, and the next steps you should consider to proceed with your claim(s).
  • If your claim is something that I think I can help you with, I will explain the services that I can provide for you, and what the next steps are that we should take. We will start working immediately.
  • If your matter is something that I do not think I can help you with, then I will attempt to put you in contact with another lawyer that might be able to help you.
  • Either way, what should happen is we will put to rest some of the unkowns that you may be experiencing. We will start to shed some light on what you can expect, and how to best pursue the benefits you deserve.


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