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Get the Facts from a Fayetteville Personal Injury Attorney

If you have suffered personal injuries in an accident that resulted from an act of negligence, it is imperative that you learn the facts of your case and retain legal protection! When you are recovering from an injury, an insurance company representing the liable party may try to get you to settle for less compensation than you truly deserve. Don't be caught unaware of your rights or taken advantage of while in a vulnerable state. Hire our firm to deal with the other party for you. Our goal is to help you obtain just compensation for your injuries through either settlement or courtroom litigation. At the Plyler Law Firm, P.A., we can inform you of what insurance companies do not want you to know and the information that they hope you do not discover. Insurance companies will do what it takes to get you to settle for the lowest possible compensation. Typically, this amount proves inadequate compared to your total damages.

Pressure to Settle

After a car accident or other incident, the insurance company of the at-fault party typically approaches the victim to encourage them to accept a low offer right away before the injured person consults a Fayetteville personal injury attorney. During the call, the other party's insurance company may tell you that if you do not immediately accept, they will not extend another offer. Do not fall for this tactic.

After an accident, immediately settling is not essential, but taking legal action to protect your rights is important. A number of issues must be addressed at once. You should visit a doctor to document your injuries and hire a lawyer to handle your case. Our firm can contact witnesses, examine photographs of the injuries and scene of the accident, and work to preserve all available evidence while you focus on your health. In addition to benefitting your case, taking these steps right away is important because there is a statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim, which is three years in North Carolina.

Your Medical Examination

If you have been injured from any type of accident, you may not know the extent of your injuries until days or even weeks after the incident. It is important to obtain a complete medical examination as well as follow-up appointments to assess the full extent of the damages. Obtaining the advice of a qualified medical professional and the legal assistance of a personal injury lawyer is important to ensure that you can establish a clear picture of the extent of your damages so that we can pursue compensation that covers all costs.

During your medical examination following the accident, it is important to be entirely truthful regarding your symptoms. Any areas of your body that are even slightly hurting should be examined and reported to your doctor. It is essential to ensure that the full extent of your injuries is evaluated as evidence for your official medical record and case. Your insurance company will tell you that you are not entitled to compensation for certain injuries, but that may not be true. It is more advantageous for you to listen to the advice of your doctor and lawyer than an insurance company that is not on your side. Contact us today for the legal assistance you need to obtain the maximum compensation you deserve!

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    Matthew R. Plyler


    Matthew R. Plyler is a general practice attorney who provides knowledgeable and compassionate representation to residents of Fayetteville and the surroundings area. He has been practicing law for over 20 years, handling a wide range of practice areas. This experience provides him with the background and skill needed to be successful. He approaches each case with a rare level of dedication and zeal that serves his clients well. During the initial consultation, he will take as much time as is ...

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