Car Accident Claims: Why You Need an Attorney for Maximum Compensation

Being the victim of a car accident can be a sudden, startling, and shocking experience, to say the least. It can turn your life upside down very quickly and change your day-to-day routine entirely. Depending upon the severity of the accident and the injuries incurred, it can leave you unable to work, in need of ongoing medical treatment, and unable to enjoy many of the activities you once loved.

In the meantime, life keeps moving forward. Bills still have to be paid, and you still need to provide for yourself and your family. It can all feel a little overwhelming, to say the least. You may be wondering how you’ll manage to put your life back together while also trying to recover from your injuries. If you’ve arrived at this page wondering if a car accident claim will help you to receive the compensation you desperately need and deserve, and whether or not an attorney can help, we’re glad you’re here.


Filing a car accident claim can be complicated. It may seem like a simple process in theory, and that’s understandable. After all, if you weren’t at fault in the accident, and someone else was, you deserve to recover, right? You would think so, but like all legal matters, car accident claims can be surprisingly complicated, depending on the circumstances involved.

 Fortunately, there are several ways that the right car accident attorney can help. Only a few of many include:

  • Investigating the claim: A knowledgeable and experienced car accident attorney can assist you with the process of thoroughly investigating your claim. In any car accident, there will be many factors involved, and often multiple parties. It’s important to be certain that you obtain all necessary information to have a thorough picture of what caused the accident, and what damages resulted from it. The right attorney will leave no stone unturned in investigating the case as thoroughly as possible on your behalf.
  • Gathering and organizing necessary evidence: Gathering and organizing necessary evidence goes hand-in-hand with a thorough investigation. Like most legal matters, car accident claims involve a variety of different types of evidence. A car accident attorney can help you to gather and organize evidence which might consist of medical records, witness statements, police reports, photographs or video documentation, and more. This evidence will likely play a critical role in the success of your claim, so it’s important to hire an attorney who knows and understands the best ways to gather and organize all necessary information.
  • Negotiating and communicating with other parties: Often, car accident claims involve insurance companies and other potentially difficult defendants. A large part of the claim will involve negotiating and communicating with those other parties. Sometimes, those negotiations can be tense and complicated. Leaving those matters to a car accident attorney who is experienced in dealing with other parties will give you the time you need to focus on your recovery.
  • Crafting sound legal strategies: A knowledgeable car accident attorney will understand all of the nuances of the law, and how they might apply to your particular circumstances. He or she will be able to help you craft a legal strategy that puts your best foot forward as you fight for the compensation you deserve.

 These are only a few ways of many that a car accident attorney can help move your claim forward and increase the likelihood that you’ll put forth the best case possible to fight for the maximum amount of compensation you might be entitled to. As a victim of an accident that wasn’t your fault, you deserve nothing less than to have a talented, experienced, and knowledgeable team of car accident attorneys on your side. At Roden Law, we are that team.


If you’re ready to get started moving your car accident claim forward, the dedicated team of car accident attorneys at Roden Law is here to help you do exactly that. We understand car accident law, and we’re proud of our reputation for helping many clients just like you fight for the compensation they deserved. We would be honored to fight for you too. Give us a call today. We would welcome the opportunity to learn your story and let you know how we might be able to help. We look forward to speaking with you soon.