Bellevue Car Accident Lawyer
Car accidents can cause serious injuries that permanently alter your life. These injuries – from burns, traumatic brains injuries, concussions, broken bones, back injuries and lacerations, can affect your personal and professional life, along with the lives of those you care most about. If another driver is at fault for the car accident, they will likely have liability insurance, as required by Washington State Law. You can be confident an experienced and skilled claims adjuster will be assigned by the at-fault parties insurance company to represent the interests of the at-fault driver. As this is likely your first time dealing with insurance companies, it is essential to approach the situation with care and an understanding of your options. It is likely the insurance company representing the interest of the negligent driver will attempt to obtain a recorded statement from you discussing the facts of the collision along with your injuries and symptoms. Anything you say can be used against you in future proceedings. As such, it is important to discuss your situation with experienced car accident lawyers who has represented hundreds of individuals with car accident claims.
Steps to take if you’re involved in a car accident in Bellevue, WA:
If you’re involved in a collision or car wreck, the below is a useful set of steps and guide to protect yourself and to recover compensation for damages incurred both to you, others and your vehicle.
- If you or others are injured, call paramedics and 911 right away.
- Stay on the scene. Leaving without following the proceeding steps will make it very difficult to recover compensation
- Share information with drivers involved.
- Collect evidence. Time of day, date, photos of your car and other vehicles involed. Leave yourself a voice note or otherwise collect notes on the events surrounding the accident, who was involved, how it happened, street and cross street names, location, and exactly what happened.
- Contact the police, even if it is minor collision. They will perform a police report that will be useful for your car accident attorney.
- Exchange information. At the very least collect the license plate of those involved. Take a photo of their drivers insurance so you know who to contact when filing a claim.
- Photos and / or video – this is very useful for your car accident lawyer. Videos are good as well. Take photos of injuries, and vehicles involved, preferrably exaclty where the accident happened.
- Avoid admitting fault until you’ve contacted a personal injury attorney or car accident lawyer. Admitting wrong doing makes it very difficult to recover damages.
- Contact Adam Trotsky and Charles Mcneese at McNeese & Trotsky Personal Injury Attorneys as we specialize in collisions and car accidents in Bellevue, WA and nearby areas including Seattle, WA. Its critical to get an auto accident lawyer who understands how to process these situations legally, communicate with insurance companies and recover maximum compenstation.
Contact our team for a free review of your case: please call 206-332-1918 for a free review of your car accident case in Bellevue or Seattle, or any other personal injury case you may encounter. We’ll answer any and all of your questions regarding claims, insurance, and ramifications of your case as we see it
Car Accidents: One of Bellevue & Washington State’s leading causes of injury
You’re not alone. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death and injury in Bellevue, Seattle & Washington State. A variety of factors play into this: high speeds, weather conditions such as snow and ice, distractibility, driver impairment, not using seat belts, negligence and not obeying traffic laws or observing signs. Regardless of the situation we at McNeese & Trotsky Personal Injury Attorneys have years of experience both communicating with our clients, navigating the myriad of insurance laws, regulations and complexities, as well as helping our clients navigate the legal system in such a way as to be compensated for any measure of harm, injury or death involved.
Types of Injuries Covered Due to Bellevue Car Accidents:
Being involved in a car accident can mean life threatening injuries, exorbitant and high medical expenses, property damage, physical, mental and emotional discomfort, and an inability to work leading to subsequent lost wages & earnings.
Types of injuries our legal team at McNeese & Trotsky PLLC is equipped and well experienced addressing due to car accidents are: Traumatic Brain Injuries, whiplash, spinal cord injuries, fractures, limbs or soft tissue, facial injuries and internal injuries.
It’s not just that our car accident lawyers Charles McNeese and Adam Trotsky seek to recover the maximum coverage and compensation on your behalf, it’s how we do it: through clear, personable and consistent communication with you on the front end and through maneuvering and handling the technical and complicated world of insurance policies, coverage and legal corridors on the back end. Our team has extensive experience on both sides of this equation when handling and resolving claims due to car accidents in Bellevue .
There are also emotional and psychological issues as a result of car accidents that are considered and addressed when seeking compensation. Whether that is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, stress related issues, depression, fatigue, confusion, memory issues, anxiety and general psychological discomfort, these are important issues to address and evaluate when seeking full compensation and resolving the issue at hand.
The Complex Corridors of Car Accident Litigation and Insurance:
This – along with communication from our skilled team – is where our lawyers really shine. Adam Trotsky is a pro when dealing with insurance companies and push back, complexities and complications that can and do arise when getting fair compensation from insurance companies for our clients. A lot of car accidents, along with other claims around motorcycle accidents, traumatic brain injuries, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, etc, are not so much seeking compensation from the opposing party’s individuals as it is in seeking what is covered and due in such a circumstance from the insurance company of record, whether that is related to property or business owners in premise liability cases, nursing home abuse, or anything to do with personal injury law in Bellevue. The same is true for car accidents in Bellevue & Seattle. Addressing insurance companies is critical to your success and compensation in these unfortunate circumstance, and that is where our team really shines.
Creating and determining elements of the demand letter as well as subsequent negotiations with all parties involved can be intimidating and complicated. This is where both Adam and Charles McNeese have not only a lot of experience, but a natural ability and record of success.
If settlement in the above scenario can’t be reached, our team is well equipped, qualified and seasoned in approaching resolution through filing a lawsuit. Most of the time our team is able to resolve the issue outside of this final option.
Communication: this is where our team at McNeese & Trotsky PLLC really shine. Our firm is known not only for reach out, but quick turn around and response to all our client needs and communications as it relates to their case. Friendly, transparent and precise communication and interaction is our primary goal in responding to you and your concerns.
Contact McNeese & Trotsky PLLC Today:
Call us immediately at 206-332-1918 for a free consultation where we can help you organize your thoughts on next steps, possible outcomes, what we can do for you, what your case might look like moving forward and how we can best serve you.
Call us now for a free consultation: 206-332-1918
McNeese & Trotsky – Personal Injury Attorneys
11711 SE 8th St. #301 Bellevue, WA 98005