How a Personal Injury Case Works: The Beginning

Being injured in an accident is confusing, painful, and overwhelming. If you have sustained serious injuries as a result of the accident and wish to pursue a personal injury claim, there are several steps involved in the process. Our Toledo accident lawyers have outlined the steps involved in an Ohio personal injury case and how someone navigates through the entire process.

We have outlined the beginning stages below to offer our readers a resource that enables them to ensure that they are following the correct steps in the personal injury claim process.

Steps in a Personal Injury Case

  1. After signing a contract with our office, you will be sent home with the contact information of all the staff that you will be working with, as well as other information on your case.

 

Providing our clients with the contact information of all those individuals who will be working on their case allows them to feel comfortable knowing that they are important to us. We understand how overwhelming the personal injury claims process can be, so we want to be there every step of the way for our clients.

  1. A paralegal will contact the insurance company on your behalf to determine coverage.

 

One of the most stressful parts about a personal injury case is dealing with the insurance company. Our paralegals will take the stress off of your shoulders, allowing you to recover from your injuries and get back to your normal life.

  1. We will send the insurance company a letter of representation and set up your accident claim. We will also handle the property damage claim, where we will either make arrangements to get your car fixed or get reimbursed for a total loss. We can also set up a car rental if allowed by the policy.

 

Our staff has experience with the claims process and going through the motions of an Ohio accident lawsuit. This makes it much easier for our lawyers and paralegals to submit your forms and handle the arrangements that are necessary for a favorable outcome. This is something that our office does on a daily basis whereas you may have never been exposed to the legal process. This is why it is wise to seek guidance from an experienced Toledo accident lawyer if you are injured in an accident because we can ensure that all the proper steps are taken throughout your case, further increasing the likelihood of a favorable outcome.

For the rest of the steps involved in the personal injury claims process, stay tuned to our blog!

Ohio Personal Injury Claims Process

If you have been involved in an accident and wish to pursue an Ohio personal injury claim, you should contact a lawyer as soon as possible to help guide you through the process. Call our team of lawyers at 800.637.8170 to review your case, ask any questions that you may have, as well as receive a free case evaluation.

Charles Boyk
is a personal injury attorney and author practicing law in Ohio. 419-241-1395
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