Can A Car Accident Lawyer Help With Claiming Insurance Benefits?

Have you been injured in a car accident that wasn’t your fault? If so, chances are that you may feel overwhelmed, and you may have many questions about how to move forward. You may be wondering how exactly a car accident lawyer can help. It’s a good question to ask. Without question, dealing with insurers can at times be confusing and complicated, and even intimidating. It’s only understandable to worry that you may not be receiving all of the compensation you might be entitled to. It’s normal to wonder whether your insurer is really valuing your claim for what it’s worth.

  • Assist with Communication: Hiring a car accident lawyer can be extremely helpful in opening a channel of effective communication between you and your insurer, or any other parties that might be involved in the case. Effective, coordinated communication strategies can be essential and vitally helpful to moving your claim forward in an efficient way.
  • Gather Evidence: A knowledgeable and experienced car accident attorney will understand the types of evidence that you need to gather to present the strongest possible case for recovering the maximum amount of compensation you deserve. In a car accident claim, there will be a variety of types of evidence, from medical records to police reports, to photographs, and other types of valuable information depending on the circumstances. A car accident lawyer will be able to assist you in collecting and organizing that information in a way that ensures you put your best foot forward as you pursue your claim.
  • Create a Strategy: A car accident lawyer can help you consider all the circumstances of your claim and craft the best legal strategy to pursue the maximum compensation you deserve. As with any legal matter, different circumstances will necessitate different strategies. A car accident lawyer who understands the law will be able to help you decide upon the strategy that’s right for your case.
  • Negotiation on Your Behalf: A knowledgeable and experienced attorney can help you to understand what your claim may really be worth – and engage in negotiations on your behalf with the insurance company, and any other involved parties to seek an amount that reflects that value.

Some car accident victims wonder if they should represent themselves and simply negotiate directly with the insurer in an attempt to save money. While that’s an understandable question to ask, the truth of the matter is that in many cases, self-representation can actually be far more costly than hiring an attorney.

The truth is that for the most part, insurers understand that lawyers who regularly practice car accident law understand the system – and how much a claim is potentially worth. It is often less likely that an insurer will attempt to significantly undervalue your claim when you have an attorney fighting on your side. Guidance from a knowledgeable and experienced car accident lawyer also means that you may avoid pitfalls like failing to assert claims that you might be entitled to or overlooking some aspect of the legal process that could end up being a costly mistake down the road.

Finding the right attorney is an essential part of the car accident claims process. It can make all the difference between a smooth, successful experience, and a stressful one. Making the effort to find an attorney who can help you pursue the compensation you deserve is well worth it. At Roden Law, we’re here for you.


If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you deserve to focus on your healing and recovery. You deserve to move forward to a better and brighter chapter ahead. You don’t need to be dealing with the stress, worry, and anxiety of arguing with an insurance company or trying to navigate the complexities of the legal system alone. At Roden Law, we’re here to guide you through the legal process every step of the way, so you can dedicate your time to what matters most. If you’re ready to get started pursuing the compensation you need and deserve, we’re here to help. Call us any time. We look forward to speaking with you soon.