In some situations hiring an attorney is unnecessary because the claim or “case value” is very small. Small claims court in Indiana will handle claims up to $3,000. If you or a loved one has only minor injuries or injuries that did not require significant medical expenses or extended medical treatment and will not result in substantial medical care, then you may consider small claims court.
An experienced Indianapolis personal injury attorney should be consulted, however, if you or a loved one have been seriously injured. You may even want to discuss your case with an attorney if you are unsure as to the outcome of your injury. Personal injury cases are quite complicated. An attorney experienced in personal injury litigation will have the legal expertise, time and resources to effectively represent you and handle your claim appropriately.
An experienced personal injury lawyer in Indiana is able to evaluate the value of your personal injury case. Hiring an attorney will ensure that you meet all of the rules, requirements and deadlines are met. There are statistics that show having an attorney increases the average insurance companies pay out by more than double the amount accident victims receive without an attorney. Keep in mind, the insurance company is representing the party at fault. Their goal is to pay you as little as possible when attempting to settle a personal injury claim.
If you or a loved one have questions related to your Indiana injury claim, call Marc Sedwick to discuss your case for free and without obligation.