Experiencing an auto accident can be a highly distressing event in anyone's life. But when you're dealing with the recovery and repairs, the last thing you need is to have your insurance claim denied. It can feel like you're being punished twice. You might feel lost, frustrated, and unsure about what to do next. However, there's a way forward. At the Law Offices of Andrew Zeytuntsyan, we provide comprehensive legal services for those suffering from personal injuries from car accidents. Keep reading to learn effective strategies to handle a denied car accident claim.
The first step in taking care of a denied claim is understanding why it happened. Insurance companies will deny claims for a variety of reasons, some more complex than others. Here are a few common culprits:
When your claim gets denied, it's not the end of the road. This is where the help of a personal injury attorney becomes critical. An attorney can thoroughly review your claim, identify any weaknesses, and help gather additional evidence to support your case. They have a deep understanding of policy language and insurance laws, ensuring that your rights are fully protected. With their negotiation skills, they can effectively communicate with the insurance company, presenting your claim in the strongest possible manner.
Having an attorney by your side offers several benefits:
After understanding the reason behind your claim's denial, you generally have two paths. You may appeal the decision with the insurance company or take legal action. Appealing involves resubmitting your claim with additional evidence or arguments. Legal action, on the other hand, means taking your case to court. Your attorney can guide you in choosing the best course of action based on your specific situation, the strength of your claim, and the likelihood of a successful appeal or lawsuit.
One common mistake people make after a car accident is underestimating the full scope of their losses. While tangible costs like medical bills and car repairs need to be addressed, you should also account for non-economic losses. These include emotional distress, emotional distress, and loss of enjoyment of life. Such damages are less quantifiable but equally important. An experienced attorney can help you assess these losses so that your claim reflects the true impact of the accident on your life.
To bolster your claim, gather as much evidence as possible, including:
At the Law Offices of Andrew Zeytuntsyan, our experienced personal injury attorneys can guide you through this challenging time. We're committed to offering personalized and effective legal assistance, fighting for your rights, and ensuring you receive the compensation you're entitled to. If you're struggling with a denied car accident claim, don't hesitate to reach out to discuss your case and take the first step toward moving forward with your life.