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Fictions Surrounding the Personal Injury Case

The attorneys at the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman want to eliminate the fictions and misunderstandings that pervade the personal injury clients world before they come into our offices. Depending on your Fictions about Massachusetts personal injury casemisunderstandings of personal injury matters during your case can actually harm the attorney’s ability to be successful on your behalf.

Potentially less severe injuries: Thinking you do not have to report a less severe injury to law enforcement. False! Report every pain and bruise. Anything you leave out can come back to haunt you and diminish your credibility.

Uninsured motorists: Thinking that you cannot pursue compensation because the other driver was not insured. False! If you are insured, your own insurance can cover your bills and compensate your pain and suffering. This depends on your policy.

Talking to the insurance adjuster: Thinking that since you are the victim you can talk to the insurance adjuster liberally. False! The adjuster may not be scrupulous and try to twist your words to limit what you can recover. Have an knowledgeable Massachusetts personal injury attorney do the talking on your behalf.

Attorney assigned doctor: Thinking that you should just wait until your lawyer tells you what doctor to go to. False! You should seek treatment immediately and do not have to wait to confer with your attorney. If records indicate you only started treatment after hiring an attorney, this may look suspicious to an insurance company.

Insurance settlement offers: Thinking that the insurance company’s desire to settle early means they are helping you avoid a costly legal case. False! The insurance company is always looking for a way to save money and limit expenses. You need an experienced Massachusetts personal injury attorney at all times to make sure you are not leaving money on the table.

Now that you know the truths, call the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman to tell us your story, and we can help. (617) 367-2900