If you have been injured recently in a car accident, due to the negligence of others, you may find yourself feeling extremely frustrated, or perhaps even angry. Suddenly, you may be at the mercy of everyone else as you are waiting in doctor’s offices, at the hospital, shuttled back and forth to specialists, and wondering if you will ever be able to go back to work. If you have suffered serious injuries, you may also be at the mercy of the insurance company, waiting for your insurance settlement to come through—while the medical bills continue to pile up. To exacerbate an already stressful situation, the insurer may delay for no reason at all other than to keep their money in the bank earning interest for as long as possible.
Insurance companies regularly bring in billions of dollars annually in profits. This is an obscene amount of money to have tucked away when you consider the number of people fighting to have their claims paid just so they can sort out medical bills and keep food on the table for their families every night. Unfortunately, insurers are not thinking about the welfare of policyholders. They are thinking about the welfare of shareholders and CEOs, and the speed with which your claim gets paid may not be on anyone’s mind until your attorney, Andrew ‘Pike’ Piekalkiewicz, comes along to remind them!
In some cases, insurance companies really may be working against you—as difficult as that can be to believe—with all their actions motivated completely in bad faith. And although no one wants to make you paranoid, there are some red flags to look for if you begin suspecting something is wrong. Obviously the first clue may be that the insurance company does not seem to be investigating your claim. In most cases, the adjusters will be extremely quick to call you, get the case open, and begin an investigation.
If nothing seems to be happening at all, or if you are being given the runaround with delays or even out-right denials, consult with the law offices of Andrew ‘Pike’ Piekalkiewicz, PLLC as soon as possible. You may also become suspicious if adjusters seem like they are trying to intimidate or harass you, or even do the same to witnesses who could be testifying at your trial, should there be one. The insurance company may ask for excessive documentation, or they may give and offer you a lowball amount which is nothing near what you are owed.
If you have been injured in a car accident due to the negligence of others, please call the law offices of Andrew ‘Pike’ Piekalkiewicz, PLLC as soon as possible at (713) 748-7453 or visit AttorneySgtPike for a no obligation case review. As a variation of the system employed in trucking cases, Sgt. Attorney Pike activates and deploys the Car Accident Response Team or C.A.R.T. ™ immediately after being hired and in appropriate cases. A team of specialized personnel trained in every aspect of car wrecks and injuries is deployed. Let us help you!