Personal Injury

Involved In A Car Accident

If you have been involved in a car accident, it can feel like your life has been turned upside down. Depending on the severity, it may have lasting impacts that can touch many different aspects of life going forward. Medical bills, lost wages, and emotional trauma, to name a few, can make it feel like everything is falling apart. On top of all of that, there is also the headache of the insurance company to deal with. Even if the wreck was minor, the last thing you need is added stress or worry to compound with the rest of it. 

Luckily, there are resources at your disposal and options to help mitigate at least some of the adverse effects of being involved in an accident. Hiring an Auto Accident Attorney will ensure that all of the resources available to you can be found in one place, and you will have advocated fighting for what you deserve at every step of the process. Even if it was not you but a loved one involved in a car accident, it is crucial to contact an experienced attorney right away for the best chances of recovering the damages you are entitled to.

Located in Pensacola, Florida, Crawford Law is here for you when you need them the most. As an expert team, Chris Crawford and Geoff Joseph are ready to handle your case and fight diligently to ensure that you recover the damages that you are owed. Insurance companies may stand in your way when acting independently, but with the right representation on your side, you can attain the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you are in capable hands.

How do I Recover Lost Wages After an Accident?

There is the possibility of many lasting repercussions after being involved in a car accident. The last thing you should have to worry about is it affecting your ability to pay the bills. If the accident has rendered you unable to work, hope is not lost. Along with compensation for medical expenses, you may also be entitled to recovering lost wages. By contacting Crawford Law, you will take the first step on the journey to recovery.

As soon as you are able to after the accident, it is imperative to be evaluated by a medical professional. Car accidents may cause injuries that are not always apparent right away but can lead to chronic sources of pain or disability later down the road if left untreated. It is also incredibly important because this will establish a certified medical record for use later in the proceedings. By having a medical professional examine you, there will be a baseline for what injuries or sources of pain were caused by the accident.

The longer you wait for this to occur, there may be suspicion cast by the insurance company or guilty party when called into question. Insurance companies are in the business of making money and holding onto as much of it as they can. This means casting doubt on anything that they can. In order to recoup lost wages and other damages, the second call you should make after finding medical attention should be to Crawford Law. With a cost-free and risk-free consultation, they will eliminate any confusion you may have and advise you and help you through the next steps in the process. 

How Long do I Have to File a Claim After Being Injured?

The statute of limitations for filing a claim after being injured in Florida is four years. However, you should do your best to seek expert counsel as soon as possible after your accident. Regardless of the details, seasoned auto accident attorneys will help advise you on how to proceed and take the guesswork out of the process. In the midst of so much chaos and confusion, do yourself a favor and schedule your consultation with Crawford Law. 

The sooner you begin the process of filing your claims, the sooner you may be able to recover the damages you are owed. Alongside this, seeking medical attention early in the process can only help to bolster this claim. In tandem, Chris Crawford will be able to walk you through the often complicated and confusing ordeal of filing a personal injury claim. The path is fraught with complications and pitfalls, and this only works in favor of insurance companies. Retain the most diligent and compassionate Auto Accident Attorneys in Pensacola, Florida, and rest easy knowing that you will be well cared for.

How Can I Counter a Low Settlement Offer After a Car Accident in Florida?

Insurance companies will make it as difficult as possible to claim the settlement that you deserve. This means that they will make you think that they are on your team and have your best interests at heart. They do not. Their end goal in every settlement is to hold onto as much of your money as they can while making it seem like they are doing everything they possibly can for you. Often, this leads to outrageously low settlement offers and an amount of support that is insufficient even to cover part of the support you deserve.

At Crawford Law, we know that insurance companies like to play hardball and aggressively seek settlements well below what you are entitled to. With over a decade of experience dealing with companies like these, we know that they will send an expert lawyer to argue that you are only entitled to what they are offering. Whether that be because you are not as injured as you claim or had preexisting conditions before the accident, we know every play in their book. If they are sending in a seasoned professional, you deserve the same level of expertise fighting in your corner.

A car accident can be one of the most impactful and stressful events that can happen to someone, and it can all take place in a split second. At Crawford Law, e understand that it is incredibly confusing, and you may not know where to turn. Contact us at any time of day or night and schedule your free consultation. We will tailor your case specifically to your unique circumstances and work with you every step of the way.

What we do

Our firm handles all auto accident-related injury claims, including:

DUI

If you’ve been hit by a drunk driver, it should be an open-and-shut case… but it isn’t always that easy. The truth is, you need a lawyer who will aggressively push to get you the compensation you deserve. Crawford Law will have your back. 

Distracted Driving

If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence in a motor vehicle, they should be the ones to pay the price for your pain. We’ll go to court and fight hard for your rights.

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents can happen at anytime. These accidents happen even when the motorcyclist is being as careful as possible. The worst part is when a motorcycle accident occurs the physical injuries are always more severe. You need a competent motorcycle attorney to make them pay for your multiple injuries, economic losses, and traumatic brain injuries. You don’t have to struggle on your own with the aftermath of the accident.

Reckless Drivers

We will defend you against any and all reckless driving incidents including rear-end accidents, head-on collisions, T-bone accidents and much more.

 

We can help

Don’t be left struggling and suffering as a result of someone else’s carelessness.

Insurance companies will stick powerful attorneys on you to try to minimize your claim, so you need an equally aggressive team on your side to push back and get you the payout you deserve.

We understand that for you, this isn’t just about money. Rather, it’s about having the financial resources to put your life back together and take care of your loved ones.

Get in touch with Crawford Law for a free consultation and to maximize your case.

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