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5 Common Car Accident Questions

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, you likely have many questions about what to do next to protect your rights. We have compiled a list of 5 commonly asked questions following car accidents, but that doesn't even touch the iceburg of the many questions you will have after a car accident. At Doane Law Office, LLC, in Jeffersonville, Indiana, we can provide you with additional answers to your unique questions and concerns during your free consultation.

I have the at-fault driver's insurance information: Do I submit my claim to that company?

No. You need to file your claim with your own insurance provider. Your insurance company will want the other driver's insurance information.

The other insurance company is asking for my medical records: What do I do?

Insurance adjusters and claims representatives are trained to gather information to protect the insurance companies' interests. The adjusters are looking for information to reduce or deny your claim. If the other insurance company is asking you to provide a statement or your medical records, you should contact an experienced personal injury attorney for guidance and advice. When you work with Doane Law Office, LLC, we will deal with the insurance companies on your behalf.

I did not get medical attention after the accident, but today I am feeling pain: What do I do now?

You need to take care of your health and well-being. In the immediate aftermath of an accident, the effects of the accident may not always be apparent. Many people who have been injured in a car accident wake up the next morning, or days later, feeling pain for the first time. Symptoms of a car accident injury may start after a delay. You need to seek medical attention to begin your road to physical recovery.

What is an injury case worth?

This is a complex question that requires a detailed analysis of many factors. We are prepared to evaluate a wide variety of factors relevant to your individual accident and your specific injuries, including:

  • The extent of your injuries
  • The medical bills that you have already incurred
  • The potential future costs for medical care and rehabilitation
  • Your lost wages
  • The impact your injuries may have on your future income
  • The impact on personal activities that you are no longer able to enjoy
  • The pain and suffering you have experienced

Do I need a lawyer?

If you have missed any amount of work, have needed medical care or expect to need additional care in the future, an experienced personal injury lawyer can provide you with valuable advice and guidance to help you through a difficult time. We can help you to maximize the compensation you deserve and reduce your frustration in fighting with the insurance companies. We handle the legal issues for clients to allow them to focus on their physical recovery.

Schedule A Free Case Evaluation With A Clark County Injury Attorney

Don't settle with an insurance company!  Call us at 812-590-2213 in Jeffersonville or 502-595-7045 in Louisville or contact us online to request a free consultation.  We can answer questions and take the stress of dealing with the insurance company off your shoulders.

Driving Directions To Our Office

From I-65 North across the Lincoln Bridge to Exit 0, go left at foot of exit ramp, through the stop light and drive directly into Water Tower Square.

Follow I-65 South toward Louisville. Take Exit 1 to merge onto US-31 S toward Stansifer Ave./10th St. Continue on US-31 S. Use the middle lane to take the ramp to 10th St./Court Ave. Turn right on Court Ave. into Water Tower Square.

From US 31 North across the Second Street Bridge to Court Avenue. At the bottom of the ramp turn left into Water Tower Square.