Injuries from a car accident can be expensive. If you are facing mounting medical bills from a car accident, you are going to want to contact an attorney to help you. An automobile accident attorney service can help you in various ways with the medical bills that you face.
#1 Make Sure You Are Getting Your Insurance Benefits
First off, an accident attorney can make sure that you are getting the insurance benefits that you paid for. If you paid for personal injury protection, you should get that amount of money, up to the coverage limit, no matter who was at fault for the accident.
If your state does not offer personal injury protection, you may have medical payment coverage on your insurance plan. This is another way that you can get help paying for medical costs regardless of who was at fault for the accident.
You should have instant access to some funds to pay your medical bills based on your insurance coverage. Your attorney will help ensure that you have access to these funds.
#2 Ask Medical Billing to Hold Off on Collections
Next, your attorney can contact all the medical facilities and doctors that treated you and as them to hold off on sending your bills to collections. When your bills are sent to collections, they end up costing you more money. Your attorney can let the medical facilities know that you are pursuing compensation for your injuries, and can ask them to hold off on sending any unpaid bills to collections and allow you to pay your medical bills from your insurance benefits and potential settlement.
#3 Start a Personal Injury Lawsuit
If your insurance coverage does not cover your medical bills, your attorney can explore starting a personal injury lawsuit for you. You can pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the other driver if they were at fault for the accident. If your accident was caused due to a manufacture failure of your vehicle, you can file a lawsuit against the manufacture of the vehicle. If your accident was caused by road conditions, you can sue the party responsible for taking care of the road.
Your attorney can start a personal injury lawsuit that will provide you with the compensation you need to pay off your medical bills. A personal injury attorney can make sure that you get the benefits you paid for from your insurance provider, and work with your billers to make sure that you are able to heal in peace without collections harassing you.