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If you’ve been in a serious car accident, you may be wondering if you have a personal injury case. Well, it depends. A number of factors must be considered in determining whether or not a lawsuit is a good idea. Only an experienced attorney can make that determination after reviewing the specific circumstances of your situation.

Here’s are three questions to consider when deciding whether or not a lawyer may be able to help:

  1. Were you injured? If you did not sustain any injuries as a result of your accident, a personal injury lawyer may have a hard time with your case.
  2. Was the accident someone else’s fault? If the accident was the result of someone else’s negligence, you might have a personal injury claim. If you’re not sure who was at fault, consult the accident report or contact the reporting officer. An attorney can also help you determine fault with a copy of the accident report.
  3. Did you sign a settlement agreement with the insurance company? If you’ve already accepted a settlement offer from the insurance company, unfortunately we can’t do a lot to help you. That’s why you should never sign anything from the insurance company until you’ve consulted with an attorney.

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, give our Birmingham Alabama car accident attorneys a call for a free consultation. We can help you determine whether or not you have a case with a short conversation. Don’t wait to get the help you need. Call today.