Have you been in a car accident in the Orlando area? If so, you will want to find a car accident lawyer that you can trust. While cases involving car accidents may seem straight forward, there are a number of things that could have an effect on your settlement.
For starters, laws can differ from state to state. Whether you are a visitor to Orlando, or a new resident of the state, having just moved here, you may be unfamiliar with the law and it may be very different from where you live or moved from. A car accident attorney familiar with Florida’s laws will better be able to explain the nuances of Florida car accident law so that you are fully aware of your legal rights. A lawyer can also help make sure your case is filed within the proper amount of time. Most states have different time limits or deadlines for filing a car accident claim in a court of law. An attorney who has experience handling car accidents will be able to keep you within the right timeline for filing all of your paperwork.
A Florida car accident attorney can also make sure that the necessary paperwork is completed and tell you what is needed and what is not needed. A car accident attorney in Orlando will also help determine when a personal injury lawsuit should be filed. They can guide and advise you on the various options you may be presented with during your case; for example, a car accident attorney will discuss and advise you of the pros and cons of any settlement offers you may receive during your case. It is important to understand your settlement options before you sign any paperwork agreeing to settle your case, because once you accept an offer to settle and sign the settlement paperwork, your case is usually completely over and cannot be reopened. Your attorney can help you figure out if this is the best option in your case.
To contact the Law Office of Mark A. Risi about your car accident case, fill out our online Personal Injury Case Evaluation Form or call us today at 407.629.2484.