If a careless driver has caused you to spend time in the hospital, you are probably owed monetary compensation from the other driver. There is more than one way to approach this situation, but a happy medium is usually the best way. Read on to find out more about taking the middle road to personal injury success.
You Rely on the Insurer
It's only natural to believe that the other driver's insurer will take care of your damages. If you are not careful, though, you could find yourself accepting a check from them or signing an accident release and then realizing you have made a big mistake. Insurers are not motivated to pay you what you deserve or need, and they may delay paying you anything at all. Don't let cute advertisements or big brand names fool you into trusting the wrong people after an accident.
You Automatically Want to Sue the Other Guy
You have the right to take the other driver and their insurer to court, but should you? Filing a lawsuit will eventually get you your day in court, but it can take a long time to resolve court cases, and you will need to consider the stress and cost (court costs) of taking a large insurer to court.
Taking the Middle Road: Settlements
You don't necessarily have to trust the insurer or take anyone to court to be paid what you deserve after an accident. Settlements allow accident victims to be paid quickly and easily if victims take care when agreeing to them. Here is what victims should know about vehicle accident settlements:
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12 January 2022
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