Were You Injured in a West Virginia Car, Truck or Motorcycle Accident?

car accident bookBeing injured in an accident is a serious matter.  You have experienced a traumatic event and now you have to deal with a bunch of paper work, bills and insurance adjusters.  We get it, it stinks.  You are trying to recover from the accident itself and now you have to deal with issues that you could not have imagined.  That is where we can help. 

We have the tools you need to get through this life altering event.  We can help guide you in dealing with the insurance companies, the medical providers, and any other group associated with your accident.  We want to provide you with the help you need to get you back on your feet.  What do you have to do?  Not much, but keep reading.

The insurance industry is out to get you.  That is not a false statement.  They do not care about you, they only care about keeping as much money as they can.  The insurance industry has been very successful in manipulating the public into thinking that filing a claim that could possilby lead into a lawsuit is bad.  They know that if you consult, and eventually hire a lawyer, their profits will go down and your settlement or verdict will go up.  How do you know if the offer they are making is fair?

Attorneys, like those at The Miley Legal Group, who have real world experience in settling cases and going to trial, know how to deal with the hardball tricks that insurance companies will throw at you after an accident.

If you have suffered an injury in an accident, you need to seek out an accident attorney that has the experience and know how to guide you through the process.  One that will take care of the "dirty work" for you, so you can concentrate on your recovery.

 

 

How can you get started?  We have a number of things you can do right now to get your claim started:

  • Request one of our free books.  We have a number of books that can help you better understand the process and make the best decisions for your case.  These books are a resource for you and will not cost you a penny to request.
  • Call our office at (304)326-1800 and speak to one of our staff members about your case.  We want to hear your story and work with you to schedule a FREE consultation so you can understand what options may be available to you.
  • Browse our website.  We have provided a wealth of knowledge that will help you get some answers that you need.  You can find hundreds of articles, FAQs and blog posts about injury cases.  If you cannot find an answer to your questions, fill out one of our contact forms and we will get back to you ASAP.

Our team at The Miley Legal Group wants to help you get the fair result for your accident case.  We want you to focus on recovery and getting back to living your life.  We have our main office in Clarksburg, West Virginia, however we help clients all over North Central West Virginia, including Morgantown, Fairmont, Weston, Elkins, Buckhannon, Grafton,West Union and surrounding cities.  And if we can not help you, we always will provide you with a few suggestions on local attorneys that can. 

What should you look for in a West Virginia Car Accident Attorney?

You are probably being bombarded with hundreds of ads for personal injury attorneys.  You see them on TV, hear it on the radio, see it on billboards, internet searches and a number of other places.  Pretty soon you will begin to see lawyer ads in your sleep.  Most of the time you never paid attention to the ads, but now that you need some help, they are all over.  So how do you decide?

Well, you are in luck.  We can help you choose an attorney.  Even if you don’t pick us.  Our book The 5 Critical Factors You Must Consider Before You Hire a Lawyer will help you walk through the process.  You can request this FREE book from us and review what you should consider before signing a contract with an attorney. 

Want to learn more about your claim before calling us?  That’s great, we have a book for that too!

Request our FREE accident book:  The 7 Crucial Facts The You Need to Know After Being Injured in a WV Car Accident

This book answers a number of questions that you may have including:

  • What should you do after a car wreck?
  • Should you give a recorded statement to the insurance company?
  • How are your medical bills going to get paid?
  • Do you even have a case?
  • What is your case worth?
  • Do you need a lawyer?

 

Get these and more questions answered when you request our FREE book.

 

 

What Everyone Should Know Before Signing Any Forms for an Insurance Adjuster

Insurance adjusters are going to immediately begin contacting you after your accident. Once the accident has been reported to the insurance companies either by you or the other party, they will begin their process to minimize their cost, which directly affects how you are treated.

The person that caused the accident is the negligent party, and their insurance should foot the bill of the accident, including compensating you for your property damage and any injuries you have sustained.

When a claim is filed with the insurance company, they assign an adjuster to deal with the claim. They will immediately begin collecting information that will help them determine who was at fault and therefore who should be responsible for the costs. Generally, they will interview their insured and base their decision on that and the police report.

We never recommend giving a recorded statement to the insurance company until after you speak to an attorney. The insurance adjuster will try every way to twist your statement into benefitting them and only harming you.

We also recommend you not sign anything that deals with you accident other than a release for property damage only. Before you sign a document you should have it reviewed. Once a claim is settled either for property damage or your injury, you cannot undo what you signed even if you have additional damages or require additional treatment.

Our Process for Personal Injury Cases

Each law firm has a different method of handling personal injury claims. Some attorneys will wait for the insurance company to reach out before they begin your claim. Some attorneys also begin to immediately negotiate without having all of your medical bills or before you even fully recover.

At The Miley Legal Group, we prefer a different method.We want to ensure that you are fully recovered and you get the maximum amount we can get from the insurance company for your claim. Once you sign with our firm, we will immediately contact all parties, including the insurance company and your medical providers, to let them know that you are now represented and that they should contact us. The not only eliminates the harassing phone calls you get, but also helps alleviate some of the billing problems you may face.

Our goal is to give you the time you need to fully heal. We want the process to focus on you and your family and not the insurance company.

 

 

If you would like to speak with an attorney about your case, pick up the phone and call The Miley Legal Group today at (304)326-1600

What You Can Expect When You Contact Us Today:

  1. car accident bookYou will immediately speak to an Intake Specialist about your case.  The will ask you some basic questions including:
    • Where the accident occurred
    • What caused the accident
    • What were you injuries
    • If there is a police report
    • What emergency personnel responded to the accident
    • Who was in the vehicle with you
    • What has medical treatment you have received since the accident
    • Your employment information
    • Any insurance communication that has occurred
  2. Then, the Intake Specialist will forward your information to an attorney in the office that will either speak with you immediately if one is available, or schedule a return call.
  3. You will speak to an attorney who will provide you with your options, which could include setting an appointment for an in-person consultation either at our office or at your home. 
  4. Once your appointment is set, an introductory toolkit will be mailed to you to provide you with additional resources that you can utilize as your case progresses.

If you would like to speak with an attorney about your case, pick up the phone and call The Miley Legal Group today at (304)326-1600