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Following Car Accidents, Settlements May Be Reached Out Of Court

On behalf of Musselwhite, Meinhart & Staples posted in car accidents on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

The thought of going to court to seek compensation for losses suffered in a car accident can seem rather daunting. No one really wants to go though all that. Thankfully, Kentucky residents who have sustained damages in car accidents may not have to.

It is possible to settle car accident claims without going to court. In fact, most accident claims are settled through out-of-court negotiations. Auto insurance companies do their best to settle collision claims before litigation is considered. They do this because it is cheaper for them in the long run, as they often get away with offering victims far less than they deserve. Without legal help, many victims accept these offerings.

Kentucky residents do not have to deal with insurance providers on their own. They can retain legal counsel who will work diligently to negotiate a fair settlement. If, and only if, negotiations fail to produce a desirable result, will a case go to trial.

Victims of car accidents want to focus on their recoveries and moving forward with their lives. They do not want to be bogged down by legal proceedings if there is any chance that they can be avoided. With the assistance of an experienced personal injury attorney, it may be possible for Kentucky residents to achieve maximum compensation for their losses without the stress of trial. It is impossible to know if this is really a possibility until negotiations get started. However, legal counsel will do everything to make the process as easy as possible for the client.

Source: FindLaw, “Car Accident Claims and Settlements“, Accessed on Dec. 16, 2017

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