Questions to answer about a personal injury case

Being involved in a motor vehicle accident has a way of turning your life upside down. This is particularly true if you have been injured.

Once you have a treatment plan in place, it's time to learn more about your legal rights. This means many things, including the ability to obtain compensation for your injuries and any other damages.

Like most, you'll be facing this process for the first time. For this reason, you may not know what to expect at every turn of the road.

Here are some of the many questions to address in regards to a personal injury case:

-- What is the best way to communicate with your insurance company?

-- Do you need to hire an attorney to ensure that you're being treated fairly?

-- What factors determine how much money you can receive?

-- Do you have a basic idea of what your case is worth?

-- Is it possible to reach a settlement with your insurance company?

-- How long will it take for your case to be settled?

-- When does it make sense to go to court, as opposed to reaching a settlement?

These are just some of the many questions you may need to answer about a personal injury case. If you find yourself with these questions, among others, don't wait to learn more about your situation.

The information you collect can help you make informed decisions in the days and weeks to come. As a result, you put yourself in a position to obtain compensation for your injuries and other damages.

Source: FindLaw, "Questions and Answers About Your Personal Injury Case," accessed Feb. 03, 2017