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Insurance Companies – Why you’ll Need Help to Recover Damages

If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of the actions or failure to act of someone else, one of the ways in which you can seek justice is by filing a civil lawsuit. However, the last thing you should ever do is to attempt to work through this situation by yourself, as you’ll encounter an enormous amount of resistance and frustration.

The best way to proceed is to contact a Waukesha personal injury lawyer at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.® today to schedule a free initial consultation. He or she will be able to guide you through this difficult process, and below we’d like to provide you with a brief explanation of just why working with Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.® is highly advisable.

The Job of the Insurance Company

The insurance company that underwrites the policy of the potential defendant has one duty above all others – to protect the insurance company’s bottom line. The insurance company will also work to protect its policy holder, but regardless of its motivation, this company does not work for you and owes you no duty of care to provide you with a fair recovery amount. Therefore, not only should you not contact the other party’s insurance company by yourself, but if that insurance company contacts you, politely refuse to answer their questions, as any information you provide could be used against you at a later date if a claim is filed.

How Insurance Companies Protect Themselves

Beyond the basic information that the other party’s insurance company will attempt to obtain from you, they also generally employ an entire team of in-house defense attorneys, and their job is to limit liability that could fall on their client/employer. Anyone who has ever dealt with in-house corporate attorneys understands that their tactics can be described as aggressive.

Specifically, these attorneys are trained to work towards removing any potential controversy, and you can expect to be inundated with legal jargon and general questions and requests for documentation if you decide to attempt to resolve your situation directly with this staff of attorneys.

How to Proceed

If you’d like to avoid all of this red tape and stress, the best way to do so is to contact a Waukesha personal injury lawyer at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.® today to schedule a free initial consultation. Your attorney will work directly with the attorneys on the other side, and you won’t have to worry about answering questions or saying the wrong thing, as all correspondence will run through your attorney. Contact the firm today to get the process of protecting your rights started.