Car Accident Injury Settlement in Carroll County
A car accident injury settlement in Carroll County is a process that a Westminster personal injury attorney should handle. When you are injured in an automobile accident in Carroll County, Maryland, your personal injury case will follow a three step process.
Three Step Carroll County Car Accident Injury Settlement Process
First, you must be treated for your injuries. Usually, victims of car accidents are initially treated at Carroll Hospital. However, it is crucial that your follow up with additional treatment if needed. Medical treatment is the foundation by which all personal injury claims are built. If you are not injured, then you don’t have a claim. Therefore, after your car accident it is important that you seek immediate medical attention. If you delay your treatment, then the insurance company may not pay your claim. If you don’t have a primary care physician, then the Law Office of Ross W. Albers is happy to refer you to several medical providers for a consultation and treatment.
Next, after you finishing treating your attorney will collect your medical bills and records. Before you can submit a settlement demand to an insurance company it is important that your attorney has all of your medical documents. You don’t want to enter settlement negotiations if you are missing bills or other items that you can claim as damages, such as lost wages. Here, at the Law Office of Ross W. Albers, with your consent, your attorney will request your medical bills and records and pay the cost to collect these documents.
Finally, your attorney will submit your medical bills and records to the insurance company as a part of a settlement demand. Typically, it takes insurance companies 30 days to review personal injury claims before they will make a settlement offer. Upon receiving the initial settlement offer, the Law Office of Ross W. Albers will communicate with you regarding a counter-offer. Settlement negotiations can be wrapped up in about 30 days depending on the complexity of your auto collision claim.
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Maryland Attorney Ross W. Albers is a former Baltimore City prosecutor and Maryland insurance adjuster. The Law Office of Ross W. Albers is located in Carroll County and handles the following matters throughout Maryland: criminal defense, driving under the influence defense, juvenile defense, and personal injury claims. Call 443/457-3890 to speak directly to Attorney Ross W. Albers.