It’s not every day you have to deal with a personal injury case. Many people go their whole life without ever filing a personal injury lawsuit. However, if you were injured due to someone’s negligence, you should seriously consider starting a personal injury suit. After all, you shouldn’t be on the hook for your medical bills if someone else caused your injury. After you find a good lawyer, here are some things to avoid in order to not damage your case.
Don’t Sign Any Paperwork
The negligent party is always looking for a way to get off the hook. In order to do this, the negligent parties’ legal team might try and get you to sign some paperwork. They might smooth talk you into signing things that they’ll use to make you look foolish in court. Don’t fall for it. If anyone tries to contact you regarding your case, send them to your lawyer. Your lawyer will be able to protect you from these tricks. Other lawyers might try to call, email, or even visit you in person in order to get you to say something that will hurt your case. If you have a personal injury lawyer, you can direct all communication to them and their office. Not only does this save you time, but you can rest assured that professionals are taking care of your case.
Don’t Ever Speak to the Negligent Party
Never reach out or speak to the negligent party. You might think you’re being helpful, or maybe you just want to get some information. Whatever the reason is, don’t do it. It’s your lawyer’s job to communicate with the negligent party and their lawyers. The only thing you should be focusing on is getting better.
San Antonio Personal Injury Attorneys
Personal injury attorneys have seen the devastation caused by personal injury due to the negligence or reckless behavior of another person or entity. An experienced personal injury attorney in San Antonio can assist you in evaluating your claim and getting the compensation you need and deserve. Villarreal and Begum have extensive experience in personal injury cases. For a free evaluation, call The Texas Law Guns today at our offices in San Antonio, Brownsville, and McAllen, or message us online.