Often, injury claims are handled by insurance companies. Generally speaking, insurance companies agree to pay for car accidents and other injuries involving their clients. After all, this is the reason people spend the money on insurance in the first place. But, as an insured claimant, it's important for you to read and understand the fine print in your insurance contract. There are times when insurance companies make mistakes, and if the claimant is uninformed, he or she could lose out on a benefit that was promised in the contract. Being well-informed about your insurance policy and contract will ensure that your legal interests are protected. This article will provide information to help you navigate the basic steps for filing an insurance claim, what a subrogation action is, and protecting a settlement from an insurance provider.
The reason to buy insurance is to give some financial protection in the event of a disaster, such as a car accident, natural disaster, or an injury. There are several types of insurance, and it can be hard to figure out which kind of insurance is necessary. In order to determine the best types of insurance for you, it's helpful to look at various factors including age, whether or not you have a family, lifestyle, and employment benefits.
Car insurance is not only good insurance to have but also required by law. Most states make it illegal to drive a car without having car insurance. Car insurance protects the insurance policy owner against physical damage to the car as well as bodily injury caused by a car accident. Most car insurance policies usually cover liability arising from a car accident as well.
Homeowner's insurance can be a helpful type of insurance if you own a home. This type of insurance generally protects both the home itself and the items inside the home. Sometimes homeowner's insurance policies also protect the homeowner from accidents that happen at the home, such as a slip and fall. Similar to homeowner's insurance is renter's insurance, which, as the name implies, is available to renters.
Personal injury cases can be complex, especially if an insurance company, hospital, or other third party is involved. If you or someone close to you has suffered injuries that you believe were the result of someone else's actions, you may want to contact an Amarillo TX personal injury attorney to discuss your legal options.
When the unexpected happens and you need an experienced professional Amarillo personal injury lawyer you know you can count on Bill Cornett. For well over 47 years, Amarillo attorney William (Bill) Cornett has been there to help in an uncertain time. If you need him, Bill is there. Car accidents often result in serious physical injury and property damage. If you are involved in a car accident where the other driver was at fault, you may be entitled to damages -- financial compensation for physical, emotional, and/or financial losses resulting from the accident. If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a car accident, you should consider having an attorney evaluate your claim. There is no obligation, and the consultation could make all the difference in whether you collect on your claim.
Your most important action may end up being the phone call that you make to your Amarillo personal injury lawyer. In the Texas Panhandle that call should be to Amarillo personal injury lawyer Bill Cornett. Bill has dealt with nearly every type of car accident during his 47+ years in practice. Be safe and be smart…remember these phone numbers
Bill Cornett, Amarillo Attorney, with Cornett Law Firm offers affordable, qualified services as an experienced personal injury lawyer, probate attorney, family law attorney, criminal law attorney, DWI attorney and divorce attorney. Bill also has experience in estate planning and agriculture law. Sit down with Bill at his office located at 612 S. Van Buren St. in Amarillo TX by calling (806) 374-9498 or (800) 658-6618 TODAY to schedule a free consultation.
Bill Cornett recently handled a commercial truck accident case where a rear wheel came off a moving trailer which resulted in a $1,400,000 recovery for his clients. The case was settled when an expert witness was produced that proved negligence on the part of the defendants. This was a tragic case that resulted in a large settlement which was deserved by the clients. Let Bill Cornett go to work for you to make sure you get the settlement you deserve.
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Bill Cornett grew up on a farm in Knox City, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from Texas Tech University and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law School. Bill was licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in 1973.