Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney Covington KY
Compensation After A Car Wreck: Let Us Help
When you are injured in a collision it is essential that you retain an attorney immediately so your case is properly investigated and handled.
Car Accidents are both stressful and traumatizing. At Summe & Summe we have experience in handling car wreck claims, from fender benders to the most serious collisions. We have extensive experience handling motorcycle, bicycle, and pedestrian accidents as well. No matter how complex your case may seem, you can be confident with us on your side. Our lawyers represent people injured on roads and highways all across Kentucky and Ohio.
In today’s face paced world, more automobile collisions are happening than ever before. Distracted driving is becoming more and more common with the increasing use of cell phones.
It is very common for people to not notice injuries to their body after a collision. While it is important to seek medical care immediately following a collision, often the stress and adrenaline experienced masks the injuries. It is not uncommon to wake up the following days with pain and trauma. In fact, injuries from a collision can manifest even weeks after the accident. If you find yourself in this situation, it is important to follow up with the appropriate medical professionals and contact an experienced personal injury attorney.
It is imperative that proper investigation is done following a collision. There are many variables that contribute to who is at fault during a collision including weather conditions, traffic signals, witness accounts, fatigue, distracted driving, drugs, alcohol, and even potentially mechanical issues. The closer in time after the collision an experienced attorney is hired the sooner evidence can be preserved and collected. Often Police officer takes pictures at the scene, or even have a body-camera recording the scene and taking witness statements. It is crucial to secure this evidence as soon as possible after the collision so it is not lost. Obtaining witness statement can often be a key piece of evidence as well.
What To Do When The Insurance Company Calls
If the insurance company calls and offers a settlement, do not take it without first consulting with an attorney. The settlement offer will most likely be entirely insufficient as it will not reflect how the collision has affected your life and well-being. Allowing an experienced attorney to review your case to make certain you are getting enough money is essential.
If you are injured in a collision call the attorneys at Summe & Summe. We have the experience needed to navigate the law in Kentucky and Ohio and protect your rights in a personal injury case. We are committed to helping car accident personal injury victims achieve justice and will work hard to get you the compensation you deserve under the law.