After suffering a personal injury in an accident, one of the steps when seeking compensation is sending a demand letter to the insurance company. Having an experienced lawyer draft and send this letter often makes a significant difference in the outcome of your claim, particularly the value of the settlement you may receive.
If you or someone you love was injured in an accident, contact a Sacramento personal injury lawyer at the Arnold Law Firm for legal guidance, including help with drafting an effective demand letter. We do not charge for your initial consultation, and are only paid if we secure funds for your claim.
Read on to learn more about the importance of writing an effective demand letter and how it could help you get the compensation you may need to pay for medical costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other financial losses related to your injury.
The purpose of drafting a demand letter in a personal injury claim is to explain to the at-fault party’s insurance company the amount of damages you sustained in the accident and how much compensation you will need to cover those damages. Since the insurance company must approve these damages, they need to be provided with important details about the accident, such as:
Your lawyer will include important to support your claim and increase the likelihood of your demands being approved by the insurance company.
When drafting a demand letter, there are some important factors to consider, such as:
There are some things you may want to do to improve the effectiveness of your demand letter and there are some things you may want to avoid:
If you were hurt in an accident, contact the Arnold Law Firm today to discuss your claim in a Free Case Evaluation. The Arnold Law Firm has been protecting the rights of injury victims in California for over 40 years. Our team of dedicated lawyers has over 200 years of combined legal experience.
There is no cost to you to discuss your case. Your information is kept confidential, and there is no obligation to hire us.
Call the Arnold Law Firm at (916) 777-7777 with your questions.