How to Know If You Should Hire an ICBC Lawyer
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If you have been injured in a car accident, you may be wondering if you need to hire an ICBC lawyer to help you. So, if you are filing an ICBC claim and are wondering if you need a lawyer, we have a few tips for you to keep in mind.
1) If you want someone to work on your behalf.
While you don’t need an ICBC Lawyer when filing a claim and working with a claims adjuster, this process can also make the difference between whether your claim is denied or whether you are fairly compensated. So, consider hiring an ICBC lawyer to help you through the process.
2) If you are dealing with severe injuries.
Unless you are dealing with very minor injuries, it’s a good idea to hire a lawyer to help you file your claim and work with the claims adjuster. If you are uncertain, seek out a lawyer for a consultation about your claim and discuss the financial aspect of hiring them and whether it would be worth it based on your claim.
3) If you caused the accident.
If you owned the car or you were driving the car at the time of the accident, it’s in your best interest to hire a lawyer. Even if you are certain that the cause of the accident isn’t your fault, it’s still a good idea to consult with a lawyer. The ICBC lawyer can help you prepare a statement and be with you throughout the claims process.
Hopefully with these tips in mind, you will feel confident in your decision to hire a lawyer when filing an ICBC claim.