Family Member Injured in a Car Accident
"My Family Member was Injured – What Can I Do?"
We often hear from concerned loved ones regarding a close friend or family member's car accident injuries. A serious injury takes a toll on the whole family. Having a support system is what makes family and friends so important.
Don't feel helpless. There's something very important you can do to help a loved one – contact our experienced attorneys. We know just how complex car accidents can be for your loved ones. We're here to handle the hassles, stand up to the insurance companies, and fight for the money your family or loved one deserves.
Time Limits to Your Family Member's Claim
It's often hard to get a legal claim started when plagued by injuries. Assisting your loved one with an injury claim is a great way to help in their time of need. It's important to act fast, because most injury claims have time limits – also known as statutes of limitation.
Statutes of limitations restrict the time period that a person can file a lawsuit.
A personal injury action must be filed within two years of the date when the injury occurred.
However, there is a "discovery rule," which, in limited cases, extends the time for filing a personal injury action.
Protect the Legal Rights of Your Loved Ones
After a family member was injured in a car accident, knowing how to handle an insurance adjuster can protect their right to collect compensation. An adjuster will ask for your loved one's signature, description of the accident, and more, hoping your loved one will confuse the details of the accident. Pain medication can make the important factors of the accident difficult to remember.
Don't let` an injured family member say or sign anything until an attorney has been contacted. Your loved one can just say, "No" to the insurance company. It's their legal right.
Our Attorneys Can Help, No Matter the Injury
Since 1982, we've been helping car accident victims who have suffered from nearly every type of car accident injury, including:
- Broken Bones
- Facial Injuries
- Neck Injuries
- Back Injuries
- Back Injuries
- Child Injuries
- Wrongful Death
We Can Help Anytime – Day or Night
Can't make it to us? We'll come to your family member's house or hospital. Contact our legal professionals anytime. We're available around the clock and our phones answer 24/7. We're standing by, ready to work for your loved ones.