What to do if my wife and I were rear-ended at a highway intersection by a full size truck pulling a box trailer and we suffered injuries?

We hurt our necks bad and backs. The person who hit us is an extremely wealthy farmer who owns fruit processing plants and the list goes on. His insurance adjuster offered us a couple thousand dollars. What should a good amount be or do I need a lawyer?

Asked on October 13, 2013 under Personal Injury, Washington

Answers:

Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

You need to get a personal injury lawyer.  You also need to get treated for your injuries and you need to have a handle on how much the medical expenses are going to be.  Many chiropractors will take personal injury patients on a lien basis.  Unless you have an attorney, you will never get what you deserve from the insurance adjustor.


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