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Bowie Car Accident Attorneys

Assisting the Injured throughout Maryland

If you have been involved in a serious car accident you may be left with a number of questions. What steps should you take next? Should you call the insurance company? What should you tell the insurance company? What details should you give them or not give them? It can be a trying and confusing time. Things can get even more complicated if you have been injured and are trying to get medical treatment. In that case, you will face significant financial burdens such as medical expenses, hospital bills, and treatment costs.

If you are overwhelmed with questions and concerns in the aftermath of a car accident, it would be in your best interest to contact an experienced and knowledgeable Bowie car accident attorney, who will answer your questions, address your concerns and provide you with the help and guidance that you need.

What should I do immediately after a car accident?

After a car crash you should:

  • Seek medical attention for any injuries
  • Exchange information from the other parties involved
  • Gather contact information from any witnesses present
  • Call the authorities and file an incident report
  • Take photos of your vehicle, the location and your injuries
  • Write down the details of the crash (time, location, how the crash occurred)

Do I have to go to the hospital?

If there is any chance you have injuries, you should seek medical attention. Many injuries such as head trauma, whiplash and back pain get worse over time if not properly treated. Also, a medical record clearly documents your injuries.

How should I deal with insurance companies?

Ideally you should contact an experienced personal injury lawyer before agreeing to speak with the at-fault driver’s insurance company. A qualified Maryland car accident attorney can provide you with valuable input and assistance in order to protect your rights. However, should you decide to speak to the at-fault driver’s insurance company without first consulting with a personal injury lawyer you should be aware that, first and foremost, the job of an insurance company is to maximize their profits by minimizing payouts.

They may use anything you say as a reason to deny your claim. For this reason, it is very important that you refuse to allow the insurance company to record your conversation. Be brief, concise and careful when speaking to any insurance company and do not accept responsibility for the crash at any time. Such admissions can put your claim in jeopardy. It is also important to note you could be waiving your right to compensation if you sign any document sent to you by an insurance company following an accident.

What should I do if my claim is denied?

You still have an opportunity to appeal the insurance company’s decision. If at any time during the process of pursuing damages from an insurance company you worry that your claim will be denied or the settlement will be inadequate, you would be well advised to bring in an experienced Bowie personal injury lawyer. A skilled Maryland personal injury lawyer will help with mediation, arbitration or litigation depending upon the insurance company’s reluctance to provide fair compensation for the crash.

I have a settlement offer. Should I take it?

If the amount of money you are offered does not cover your car repairs, medical bills, future medical bills and time away from work, you should not accept it. A skilled attorney can review your options and help you determine exactly what your claim is worth. Accepting an offer too quickly will make it impossible to seek additional compensation for your losses.

The skilled attorneys at Alpert Schreyer Poe, LLC have been fighting for the rights of car accident injury victims in Bowie and throughout Prince George’s County, Maryland, for decades. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, please contact our law offices at (301) 812-4777 for a free case evaluation and comprehensive evaluation of your claim.

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  • $2,600,000 Jury Verdict for Road Hazard in Baltimore City
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    Prince Georges’ County firefighter awarded $1.8 million dollars from State Farm for permanent damage to her wrist in a car crash.

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  • Experienced Guidance

    We have over 30 years of experience serving injured clients across Maryland and DC.

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SCHEDULE YOUR FREE CONSULTATION If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact us today. Our experienced, tenacious attorneys will help you achieve the best possible outcome in your case.