When one “Googles” the term Personal Injury Law, a veritable who’s who of attorney’s will come scrolling up on your screen. You hear their advertisements on the radio and the TV. You see their billboards on the side of the highway. But do they really do anything for you? Does a law firm, such as Rooney & Rooney, do anything for you when you have been involved in an accident which results in personal injury?
Here is what I found posted on the FloridaDMV.org Website, and I agree with what they have to say:
“Florida Personal Injury Attorneys―There to Help You
While you have probably seen the barrage of television ads about this lawyer or that lawyer who can help you after an accident, don’t think that it’s all advertising fluff. Almost across the board, a personal injury lawyer will be able to get you a larger settlement than you would get without legal representation.
Unless you are an attorney yourself, and are familiar with tort law, you’ll be glad you stuck with someone who has experience and detailed knowledge of the hundreds of laws and regulations concerning accident compensation.
If you do decide to consult a personal injury attorney, you should contact the firm as soon after the accident as possible. This will ensure that information is still fresh in your mind and the minds of other involved parties.
You should also gather as much documentation regarding your accident as you can. Make a file for items such as accident reports, insurance forms, medical bills, and personal contact information of the other people involved in the accident.
Most FL personal injury attorney firms do not charge an initial consultation fee. In fact, sometimes you won’t be required to pay anything until, or only if, you receive a settlement. When you’re dealing with immediate bills for your medical care and recovery, the pay-nothing-unless-you-win arrangement can definitely ease your burden.”
At Rooney & Rooney, we are happy to have your business, but we are never happy when people are in pain and suffering. We take every measure to ensure that our clients are compensated for their injuries. Please take the time to talk to an attorney before you sign anything from an insurance company.