Sometimes may not need to hire an attorney.  Sometimes it doesn't hurt to ask.  Sometimes it is imperative.

Most clear-cut claims may not require an attorney’s assistance. These have:
  1. clarity of liability and/or
  2. injuries are minor with low medical bills and other expenses; and/or
  3. there are no extenuating circumstances requiring investigation, such as previously existing injuries to the same body parts, complicated scenario in the accident, uncertainties about coverage, or questions about the statute of limitations.
Read more: When to hire a Lawyer for a car accident

Medical malpractice occurs when a health-care provider deviates from “standard of care” while treating a patient.  So the next topic is defining “standard of care.”  It is defined as what a reasonably prudent medical provider would or would not have done under the same or similar circumstances.

It boils down to proving the provider was negligent.
Read more: Are you a victim of medical negligence?

Insurance companies are well known as being difficult to deal with, often denying or paying a lower claim amount.  With an attorney that has worked with insurance company in and out of court can be sure your rights are protected and you receive the best compensation package.

Before you talk to an insurance company, contact an attorney.  Call is at (216) 771-1144.   The insurance company will try to get you to talk and reveal information they can use to reduce your claim.
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