2 Ways to Get the Most out of Your Insurance Claim

No matter how careful and diligent you are, accidents happen. Whether they occur in your car, home, or workplace, tracking an insurance claim from start to finish is often a complex and arduous process. You must submit paperwork on time, and even if you follow every rule and regulation, insurance companies frequently use tough tactics to limit your settlement. For example, they may threaten a lengthy and challenging claim negotiation to pressure you into taking less compensation than you deserve.
In the aftermath of an accident, immediate action is necessary to maximize your settlement. Complex lawsuits involving destroyed property or traumatic injuries require diligence and focus, because the smallest detail can mean the difference between a small settlement and a multi-million dollar victory. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your insurance claim.

  1. Hire a lawyer. For an insurance claim, there is no substitute for an experienced attorney. As you handle the effects of your accident, an attorney will use their understanding of the legal process to avoid hazards and pitfalls. You can be sure that the parties liable for your damage will be working with a legal team to take advantage of any loopholes they can use to limit your compensation. When facing a large insurance corporation, it can often feel like David taking on Goliath. A skilled attorney will level the playing field and provide you with the assistance you need.
  2. Take pictures and record all evidence. In the event of a car accident, or property damage such as a roof collapse, physical evidence can make all the difference. Victims of an accident are often distraught immediately following the event, but that is exactly when you should begin gathering evidence. We cannot overstate how useful this extra information will be for your legal team.

Contact a Texas Insurance Attorney Today

If you or your loved one is filing an insurance claim, there is no substitute for a trained attorney. A fair insurance settlement is often a lifeline in times of financial and personal peril. At Smith Kendall, PLLC, we have decades of experience representing individuals with complex insurance claims. We fight passionately for our clients, and have recovered more than a million dollars on their behalf. Simply put, we get results. Contact us today at (214) 361-6124 for a free consultation with a knowledgeable representative.

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