How Soon After the Accident Should I Talk with A Lawyer? What if I Can’t Afford a Lawyer?

If you call my office after having a car accident, you’ll get a free consultation. It’s not going to cost you anything to get an understanding of the lay of the land and what you should do next.

In my opinion, first and foremost, you want to make sure that your health is okay and you get the medical care that you need, so I’d worry about that first. Then, think about contacting a lawyer if you believe it is necessary.

Typically, if the other driver is at fault, their insurance company will contact you fairly quickly because they want to offer you something before you know the full extent of your injuries. That is where the trouble comes in because these things can kind of snowball. You want to make sure that you know what your injuries are before you accept any offers from any insurance company.

Attorney Patrick Leverty

Attorney Patrick LevertyWith his master’s in insurance law, Patrick routinely helps individuals and businesses who are having issues with their insurance company. He also has extensive experience with personal injury actions, complex tort actions, product liability matters, and class actions. Patrick Leverty is rated AV by Martindale Hubbell (the highest rating) and has been granted membership in the Million Dollar Advocate Forum, and Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum. Patrick Leverty has been certified as a Personal Injury Specialist by the State Bar of Nevada. [ Attorney Bio ]

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