What Are My Rights?
You have the right to contact an attorney before settling or even speaking with an insurance company.
You have the right in certain situations to be compensated for:
- past medical bills
- future medical bills
- permanent impairment
- pain and suffering
- lost wages
- cosmetic disfigurement
- loss of consortium
- loss of enjoyment of life
- and other damages
You have the right, in a non-workers' compensation case, to see a doctor of your choice to have your injuries evaluated and treated.
You have the right to negotiate with an insurance company prior to settlement.
You have the right to refuse settlement and take your case to trial.
You have the right in certain situations to a rental vehicle if your vehicle is damaged from an accident.
You have the right to receive any diminished value of your vehicle even if it has been repaired following an accident.