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4 Tips on Negotiating Your Peachtree City Personal Injury Claim


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10/23/2012
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Negotiating a claim? An auto accident attorney in Peachtree City can help. You may improve your chance at a fair settlement in your personal injury claim if you first seek legal counsel to guide the process. 

Negotiating can seem like an overwhelming and stressful task. However, it can be made easier if you have an attorney fighting for your rights. 

Consider these four tips that can help you with your negotiations. The first is that the more documentation and evidence you have to show the other party’s negligence, the stronger your case will be. This will, of course, end up influencing your settlement. 

The second tip is that you will generally demand more than you expect to receive. That’s because very rarely will an insurance company agree to the first offer. By starting higher, you leave more room for a fair settlement during the back-and -orth. 

The third tip is that you should allow the negotiation process to take as long as necessary. Although it would be nice to settle quickly, this usually means you will end up with less than the amount to which you are entitled. 

The fourth tip is that it’s very difficult to know if the settlement you are being offered is fair without talking to an attorney. Securing legal counsel can help you learn more about the considerations for reaching a settlement that is both full and fair.  

Seeking Help from an Auto Accident Attorney in Peachtree City 

Consult with an auto accident attorney at The Law Offices of Shane Smith to discuss your personal injury claim and how you can protect it. In addition, you can prepare for your consultation by ordering a copy of our FREE book, 10 Mistakes that Can Ruin Your Georgia Wreck Case. Don’t delay. Call today - 1-770-HURT-999 (1-770-487-8999).



Category: Auto Accidents

Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia

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