With millions of drivers on the road in California, and with a recent study citing the state’s drivers as the worst in the nation, the chance of being involved in a car accident is a real and an ever-present possibility. Some car accidents are more serious than others, but every time two vehicles collide, there may be long-term and unforeseen consequences that could pop up, even many months after the fact.

Even minor accidents can produce unwanted surprises that can pose challenges to your physical, financial and emotional health.

When you’re involved in a serious car accident

With a serious car accident that involves significant damage, injuries, or death, the impacts on your life will be shocking, significant, and will remain with you for a long time. You will be entering a world you probably aren’t familiar with.

You will be dealing with people you don’t normally come in contact with, such as doctors, lawyers, court personnel and judges, insurance companies, and opposing attorneys. If this sounds intimidating, that’s because it is. A car accident can overwhelm you and create high levels of stress and turmoil in your life.

But hiring a car accident attorney to represent you can bring you a certain level of peace of mind. In turn, you can focus on other areas of your life, such as devoting all your energies to healing from the accident and regaining what you may have lost in the accident.

Let an attorney do the hard work for you

You will want an attorney who has many years of experience specifically related to car accident cases. The attorney should have several years of experience in negotiating with insurance companies, medical providers, and in dealing with defense attorneys, removing many of the unknowns that may be a major source of anxiety in your life.

With an attorney representing you, the playing field is a leveled one, meaning that you can rest easier in knowing that your interests will be protected and that you will receive the most favorable outcome for your case.

The Law Offices of Donald D. Hiney serves clients in San Diego, Chula Vista, and surrounding San Diego communities.