About the Talk
February 22, 2015 10:00 PM
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Many people have asked if it is necessary to hire a personal injury lawyer on claiming their insurance coverage. It is still a reason of confusion until now despite the raise of reasons regarding the consequences that may affect such decisions.
Not in every case do you need a lawyer. It depends upon the degree or the criticality of the situation. On minor injuries such as dog bites, slip accidents or accidents with defective products, it does not make any sense if you hire one. It is, however, your right to get one.
Some insurance are easy to claim since the process is simple. Most claims would only need some forms to fill, some phone calls to make with your insurance agent if you are not aware of the legalities and jargons of the insurance industry.
If you are already with a structured insurance company like Axis Capital with its group of companies scattered all over the world, it is expected that the compensation system is structured and the process is already based on protocol. Moreover, structured companies already have their names to protect and a little bloodletting with lawyers can hit them big. We can therefore assume that customer’s satisfaction is their number one priority so there is no need to hire a lawyer for simple negotiations.
Hiring a lawyer in claiming your insurance rights may have a lot of benefits as well. Insurance companies may be able to take you seriously if you come with the representation of your lawyer. Lawyers can also cover the grounds that you might have missed in your inquiries with your provider and are bound to make sure that you get the full spectrum of your coverage. Also, after the accident, the victim may also undergo emotional turmoil above all critical issues such as dealing with your injuries, the damage to your car and other psychological effects the accident may bring. Lawyers can also help you deal with your stress during the process.
Above all, though, you know your claim the best. It is, at the end of the day, your decision to hire a personal injury lawyer since you are the one who is at the scene, the one who experienced it and neither your lawyer nor were your insurance company there.
It does not matter wherever you are. These lawyers are everywhere. Whether you have to claim your accident insurance in Jakarta, Indonesia, Beijing, China, Males, Maldives or even Antarctica, these injury lawyers exist everywhere.
One last hint though, hiring these legal aides can also be costly as they may also require fees. Moreover, there are a lot of fraud lawyers everywhere so you should be cautious which one to help you with to avoid further stress and complaints.