Georgetown, Delaware Car Accident Lawyers Who Get Results
We will stand up to the insurance companies
Car accidents happen frequently throughout Georgetown and Sussex County – on highways, city streets and parking lots. They can leave you seriously injured and in need of medical treatment. Recovering the financial compensation you deserve can be complicated. The experienced car accident lawyers at Gill, Welsh, and Chamberlain, P.A. can help.
We know that the weeks and months following a car accident can be a difficult time for victims and their families. You may need surgery, hospitalization, medication, physical therapy and multiple follow-up visits with doctors. Your injuries may have left you unable to work. So there’s less money coming in just as your medical expenses are going up.
What type of car accident are you dealing with in Delaware?
Our law firm handles a wide range of car accident cases in Georgetown, Sussex County, and throughout Delaware. Some of the most common – and most serious – cases our car accident attorneys handle include:
- Rear-End Collisions
- Head-on Collisions
- Texting and Driving Accidents
- Distracted Driving Accidents
- Hit-and-Run Accidents
- Drunk Driving Accidents
- Dram Shop Claims
- Lyft and Uber Accidents
- Asleep at the Wheel Accidents
We can also help you if you’re dealing with any of the following due to a car accident:
Whatever legal issues you’re dealing with after your car accident, we’re here to help you get your life back on track.
Why do I need a lawyer after a car accident?
Recovering compensation after you’ve been injured in a Georgetown car accident should be a simple process. The driver that caused your accident admits responsibility. The insurance company pays for your medical expenses and partial lost wages while you were out of work.
The reality is never that simple. Negligent drivers typically deny responsibility and don’t admit to doing anything wrong. Insurance companies aren’t on your side. They are mostly interested in protecting their profits and will try to pay you as little as possible. That’s why you need an experienced car accident lawyer to fight for you.
Our firm has been representing the injured in Georgetown and Sussex County since 1983. We know how the insurance companies operate and what it takes to get you the compensation you deserve. Our lawyers get results by building strong cases and fighting all insurance company attempts to minimize your claim.
Will the insurance company compensate me after a car accident?
Insurance companies have the upper hand after a car accident. They know how the claims process works and how to use that to their advantage. They have lawyers looking out for their best interests to help them save money.
There are many tactics the insurance companies use to try to pay you less. They may argue that your injuries aren’t that serious and ask you to be examined by a doctor of their choice. They may argue your injuries were pre-existing and seek access to your medical records. They may even blame you for causing the accident.
Our legal team investigates your car accident to get the facts. We gather evidence and carefully review accident reports and medical records. We identify and interview witnesses. If needed, we consult accident reconstruction experts and other specialists who can help us understand how the accident happened.
How can a lawyer help me after my Delaware car accident?
A personal injury lawyer is are often able to negotiate a settlement of your case with the insurance company without going to court. They can seek compensation for current and future medical expenses related to your injury, lost wages and other damages you suffered, such as pain and suffering. If necessary, they can fight for your rights in court.
If you’ve been injured in a car accident in Georgetown and Sussex County, it’s important to get legal advice as soon as possible. In Delaware, you have 2 years from the date of your accident to take legal action. It sounds like a long time, but the longer you wait, the more likely it is that evidence will be lost or destroyed and the memories of witnesses will fade.
Take the first step toward protecting your rights today. Contact Gill, Welsh, and Chamberlain, P.A. today to schedule a free consultation with an experienced car accident attorney. We can review the details of your accident, go over your legal options and answer any questions that you have.