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Michigan City Car Accident Lawyer |Mistake #4

Posted by Guy DiMartino | Nov 04, 2014 | 0 Comments

Michigan City car accident lawyer discusses mistake number 4 that personal injury claimants make after an accident.

The Problem: Some people initially try to handle their injury case on their own and when they receive a low ball offer from the insurance company they want to hire a lawyer. The problem with this approach is that as time goes on evidence related to the accident gets cold, vehicles are destroyed, or witnesses disappear.  With no evidence an injured person's claim can be ruined. Many people do not get the money they deserve because they did not hire an attorney before evidence was destroyed or lost and witnesses have disappeared.

The Solution: Consult with a lawyer immediately following an accident to protect your rights.  If you do not feel that you are ready to hire an attorney, follow the recommendations in my free book: A Guide to Indiana Car Accident Claims. If you decide to retain an attorney, he can begin investigating the accident to preserve evidence and interview witnesses.  An experienced personal injury attorney can identify potential weaknesses and issues early on and attempt to sure up the facts supporting the injured person's claim.

Indiana injury law is complex. Whether you want to hire an attorney to assist you with your Northwest Indiana car accident claim is up to you.  But before you sign an authorization for release for medical records, a release of claims or attempt to negotiate your own case with the insurance company, or if you have questions, you can always call our Michigan City accident lawyer at (219) 874-4878 .

About the Author

Guy DiMartino

I have loved helping people in need for almost three decades.  It has been my privilege to serve people as their pastor, chiropractor, and lawyer.  The current focus of my legal practice and life’s passion is helping the seriously injured receive complete compensation for their injuries. I am a Florida Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney. What that really means is that I am no stranger to the courtroom.  I have successfully tried and handled serious cases in state and federal courts.  My backgrounds in both law and chiropractic medicine have given me a unique perspective, extensive knowledge, and wide experience to serve those I represent. For years as a chiropractic physician, I treated my patients to alleviate their pain and suffering. Now as their lawyer, I fight to bring them financial compensation for their pain and suffering. During my years of service, I have handled many traumatic injury cases ranging from the traumatic amputation of a limb to brain and spinal cord injury.  I consider it an honor to serve you and your family. When a person entrusts me and I accept to represent them, I don’t take that relationship and responsibility lightly. My approach is that we work as a team. We are partners and our goal is the best outcome for you and your family with the highest level of communication throughout. I am always available by phone or email to discuss my potential representation of your injury case. I handle cases throughout Florida. Education: National University of Health Sciences – BS (1984), DC (1986) Valparaiso University School of Law – JD, summa cum laude (1999) Bar Admissions: Florida (2000), Indiana (1999), Illinois (2000, expired); US District Courts of Appeals (11th Circuit, 7th Circuit); United States District Courts: Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; Northern and Central Districts of Illinois; and District of Colorado. Certification:  Civil Trial, Florida Bar Guy DiMartino on Google+ – Circle Guy on Google+ Guy DiMartino on Google+

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