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Meridian Car Accident Attorneys

Fighting for You During Your Car Accident Claim

You’ve been in a car accident. What now? You may have questions like:

  • How am I going to afford this?
  • Will the insurance company help me?
  • What are my rights?
  • What are the next steps?
  • Do I need medical attention?
  • Should I hire an attorney?

Let’s start from the bottom. The answer to your last question is yes. When you hire a lawyer, they can help you answer any questions or concerns you have about your accident, including all those listed above. Don’t go through the aftermath of a car wreck alone. Instead, talk to our attorneys at ‘Maggio | Thompson, LLP.

We fight for you and focus on your claim, so you can put your attention toward what matters – getting better and spending time with your loved ones during this difficult time.

Take the weight off your shoulders. Call our Meridian car accident lawyers at (601) 265-6869 or contact us online today.

How To Get Compensation After a Car Accident

Mississippi is an at-fault state for car insurance, so to get compensation after an accident, you must file a claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance company. That’s why it’s so important to exchange insurance information at the scene of an accident. If you are unable to do so, however, our attorneys have your back. We can help you access your accident report and gather all relevant information about the liable party’s insurance company.

Even if you don’t make a claim right away, the other driver’s insurance company may also contact you. This conversation is incredibly important because it is the start of your negotiations with the insurance company. As such, you should not talk to the other driver’s insurance company without an attorney.

How Should I Communicate with the At-Fault Driver’s Insurance Company?

Don’t try to negotiate with the insurance company alone. As a matter of fact, any time you talk to the at-fault driver’s insurance company, you should have your lawyer on the line. In some cases, our lawyer may be able to handle interacting with the insurance company for you altogether.

Although insurance companies may seem to be on your side, they have their own interests in mind. Insurance companies want to minimize their liability and avoid paying your claim – and they might blame you or jeopardize your legal rights in order to achieve this goal. That’s why you need your attorney with you every time you interact with the insurance companies in question. We are committed to you and your case and we truly have your best interests in mind.

Remember, never agree to give a recorded statement without consulting your lawyer first. Insurance agents may try to twist your words and take things you say out of context. If you speculate or get any details wrong, the insurance company may also take advantage of this to put your case – and your compensation – at risk.

How Our Attorneys Help

After a car crash, you may be facing medical bills, missed wages, property damage, and other accident-related expenses. Our attorneys help you manage these expenses by holding the at-fault party accountable.

We do this via negotiations, which we back up with a strong case and a willingness to go to trial if necessary. Most cases settle outside of court, but we will complete paperwork, gather evidence, and fight for you as if we are going to trial. We can protect your rights when you communicate with insurance companies and even represent you if your case escalates to court.

No matter how complicated your claim, we are on your side. ‘Maggio | Thompson, LLP fights when other firms won’t – and we get results.

Put our knowledge and experience on your side and get the guidance and support you need.

Call Today for a Free Consultation

Our Meridian car accident lawyers are ready to help you. We can get started as soon as you call us, and the process always begins with a free consultation. This confidential and complimentary meeting allows us the opportunity to get to know each other. We can evaluate your case and you can learn more about what we can do for you. If we’re a good fit, we can start building your case, too!

We are committed to protecting your rights and fighting for maximum compensation.

Pursue the most favorable result by calling us at (601) 265-6869 or contacting us online today – and don’t forget to schedule your free consultation.

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