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Whether or not you are entitled to legal compensation depends on the severity of the situation you were involved in. There are a few common types of scenarios in which you may be granted financial reimbursement for your inconvenicence as well as your pain and suffering. As mentioned in the video above, you are entitled to legal compensation from your accident if:
Determining the levels of compensation for personal injury or property damages will require further knowledge and expertise. It’s no secret insurance companies try to minimize payouts. Therefore, seeking consultation with an experienced attorney increases you chances for the maximum settlement.
Hello, my name is attorney Frank Penney and this is the Legal Minute. Are you entitled to compensation? If your accident cause property damage or physical or mental injuries, then yes. If there is no such damages or injury then no. However, it should be understood that the insurance companies look at cases differently than the normal person. For example, if you are in an accident and don’t seek immediate medical attention, the insurance representative may not believe you were injured, and may not make an offer to settle. This same problem may occur if the accident very minor. For example, just a minor fender bender.
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