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I’ve Been in an Auto Accident in Corpus Christi. Do I Need a Lawyer?

Are you in Corpus Christi? Were you injured in an Auto accident?

Give Carabin Shaw a call. We can help. Call us at 361.444.1111, local if you’re in Corpus Christi.

So, you have gotten in a car wreck. This means you probably need an auto wreck lawyer. A veteran, experienced auto accident lawyer can help you recover your losses stemming from an auto accident and/or help to reduce the large amount of hassle, paperwork, and general "red tape," frequently associated with insurance claims which result from a car accident. Being aware of when it is a good thing to hire or at least contact a car wreck lawyer can be the difference between getting justly deserved damages in well resolved case and losing or owing significant money damages.

The information below is important and you need to know about it when an auto accident attorney.

Sadly, car wrecks are all too common occurrences. Many of the personal injury and damages claims in our country result from a wreck which involve a motor vehicle, car, or truck. Most accidents like this result in, at most, “fender bender” types of minor damage to your vehicle. These types of damages claims can usually be dealt with by you alone with direct contact between you and the responsible insurance company. Unfortunately, when car wrecks involve significant damages, physical injuries, or even a fatality, this may really require you to have legal help from a veteran, experienced car wreck lawyer.

A veteran, experienced car wreck lawyer can assist you in getting fair compensation from the insurance company to adequately cover your losses and damages suffered because of the vehicle accident, such as car repairs, lost wages and medical expenses. It is even more important to maximize your recovery when your loved one gets killed. An experienced attorney can be especially helpful if drunk driving, speeding or reckless driving was involved in the accident.

What Should You Look for in a Car Wreck Lawyer?

Car wreck lawyers help you handle many issues resulting from the liability determination, any property destruction, wrongful deaths resulting from the accident and any personal injuries suffered in the accident. When you look for the right car wreck attorney, you and your loved ones should look to the attorney's skill level, location, experience, commitment and fee structure.

As an example, your car wreck lawyer should be knowledgeable in both national and state transportation law. They should be experienced in dealing with health care companies and insurance policy carriers. They should know exactly how to effectively settle a case, or, if needed, prepare a case for trial. Additionally, it is important to check the attorney's track record, references and background.

Finally, a good ethical lawyer will usually accept your injury case on a contingent fee or "no win-no fee" bases if the lawyer feels that your case has any merit. This makes it very important to check out the lawyer's standardized fee practices.

When Should You Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?

It is to your best advantage to hire your car accident attorney early in your case to avoid making any mistakes which could prove costly. Because you may well need help paying for lost wages and/or medical bills, the quicker you contact a lawyer the quicker you can get some help with this, therefore the better.

At Carabin Shaw, we have the experience and the history to be your champion. We are standing by to help you through the claims and damages process after your car wreck.

Are you in Corpus Christi? Were you injured in an Auto accident?

Give Carabin Shaw a call. We can help. Call us at 361.444.1111, local if you’re in Corpus Christi.

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The Carabin Shaw Offices in Corpus Christi are located two blocks south of the Nueces County Courthouse in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Our Corpus Christi telephones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 361.444.1111.

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