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The time period shortly after an Automobile Accident can be very frightening as well as disorienting. It is likely that many questions and concerns are running through your head. If you or someone you love has been injured in any type of vehicle resulting in a collision caused by someone else's carelessness, you should seek legal advice of an Auto Accident Attorney immediately -- before you discuss the matter with an insurance adjuster and before signing any documents.
Contact Attorney Douglas J. Smith at (405) 360-2660 to set up a Free Case Evaluation in order to learn more about your options and your rights after an Oklahoma Automobile Accident.
Whether referred to as automobile, motorcycle or truck accident, or a collision, crash, or wreck, motor vehicle mishaps are an unfortunate fact of life. These costly and traumatic experiences make up the majority of Personal Injury claims in the United States. Auto Accidents can be caused by any number of reasons including:
Auto Accidents can vary in severity from a simple fender bender to an unforgivable deadly crash. A more serious Accident will be investigated by law enforcement in order to determine the cause. Automobile Accidents can result in an array of injuries from whiplash to hearing loss, broken bones to burns. If you were a passenger, not the driver, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, loss of income, disability, as well as pain and suffering.
Most Accidents are settled outside of the legal system with the insurance company of the driver's involved. Of course, insurance companies are businesses and one of their concerns is in limiting the amount of money that they pay out. When an insurance company presents a settlement offer, it is in the victim's best interests to discuss it with a Lawyer before signing any documents. Douglas J. Smith is familiar with the many tactics that insurance companies use to get you to settle quickly and for less compensation than you deserve.
Due to deadlines for filing an injury claim, it is critical that you meet with an attorney as soon as possible to evaluate your case. In Oklahoma, the statute of limitation for settling an Automobile Accident claim is two (2) years from when the collision occurred. If you or a loved one has been involved in an Auto Accident that is nearing the deadline for filing an injury claim, it is critical that you meet with an attorney before the two (2) year period has expired. Ideally, it is best to have an Attorney on your side as soon as possible.
If you have been in an Automobile Accident, stay calm, be alert to your surroundings and observe these steps:
Remember that the most important aspect of settling an Automotive Accident case is the medical care you receive for your injuries. Douglas J. Smith is an experienced Attorney in Norman Oklahoma who has both the determination and the experience necessary to settle your Personal Injury case and would like to help you get the settlement you deserve. Call Attorney Douglas J. Smith today for a free case evaluation on your auto accident.
CALL DOUGLAS J. SMITH AT (405) 360-2660 TO REQUEST A COMPLIMENTARY CASE EVALUATION TODAY!
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