Have you ever been in a situation where you weren’t prepared? Perhaps it was a test in high school you hadn’t studied for or a work assignment you hadn’t finished by your deadline. It’s a terrible feeling staring down at an exam or across a conference table at your boss and not knowing what to do or say.

That’s how most accident victims feel when facing an injury claim. They’ve never been through it before, nor have they prepared for it. Why would they have? No one ever expects to be in this situation. It just happens. The accident took place in a split second. Now you’re injured and unsure of what to do next. The insurance company is offering to help, but even someone who has never been through this before can tell you their offer is way too low. So what do you do?

You call an attorney.

Facing the insurance company alone is one of the worst decisions you can make. The truth is, you’re at a huge disadvantage from the start. Insurance companies can process up to 35,000 claims every day and still make billion-dollar profits. Do you think they make that kind of money without knowing how to pay as little as possible for their injury claims? Trying to take them on and win a big settlement alone is next to impossible without a lawyer on your side. An experienced car accident attorney can determine what this accident is going to truly cost you and fight the insurance company until they do the right thing. Don’t go into this fight alone. Call an attorney.