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You should contact us right away after an accident has occurred so a car accident lawyer at our firm can begin working immediately on gathering the necessary evidence to prove your claim. We care about every client, and we are ready to fight for the full and fair compensation that you deserve.

Making a Claim After an Auto Accident

After a motor vehicle accident, you can pursue a claim for compensation from another driver if you can prove:

  • The other driver behaved in a negligent manner behind the wheel;
  • The driver’s negligence was the direct cause of an accident; or
  • The accident caused you to experience serious injury or resulted in the death of a loved one.

Drivers and passengers in motor vehicle accidents can make a claim to obtain compensation after a crash. Pedestrians, bicycle riders, and motorcyclists can also pursue a claim for compensation. The key in every situation is to be able to prove the other driver was wholly or partially responsible for causing the accident to occur and should thus be made to compensate you for losses.

You can prove another driver was to blame for an accident by demonstrating that the motorist behaved more carelessly than a reasonable driver would, or by showing that the other driver broke the rules of the road and caused the crash as a result.

If a driver was drunk, drowsy, distracted, speeding, or took other unacceptable risks, all of this can be used as evidence to prove that the driver should be held accountable for harming you.

Because drivers typically have liability insurance, it is the insurer who will actually provide compensation in most circumstances after an auto accident has occurred. Insurers aim to protect their profits, often at the expense of injured victims.

Insurers may try to get you to say something in a conversation with them that jeopardizes your claim, or may try to offer you a low sum of money to settle your case for less than it is worth.

The Law Offices of Mark C. Wagner can protect your rights. We can advise you on interactions with insurers so you don’t inadvertently jeopardize your right to full compensation. We can negotiate with insurers to try to reach a fair settlement agreement so you can obtain compensation without going to court, and we can help you to fighting for compensation in court if necessary to get the full compensation you deserve.

Getting Help from a Car Accident Lawyer

A car accident lawyer at The Law Office of Mark C. Wagner can provide the assistance that you need to obtain compensation for medical costs, loss wages, pain and suffering, emotional distress, or the wrongful death of a loved one in a motor vehicle accident. Give us a call today to find out how our compassionate and knowledgeable legal team can help you.