Generally, people go about their lives hoping for the best and not expecting the worst. However, no one is exempt from the fact that averagely every thirteen minutes, one American is involved in an accident that inflicts bodily injury. Procurement of motor insurance for your car is compulsory and enshrined in almost all jurisdictions around the globe. The reason for this is the many different accidents that come about by careless and inattentive driving, drunk driving, driving while sleepy, mechanical faults in the car such as failure of brakes, badly constructed roads full of potholes, breaking of traffic rules and bad weather that causes the formation of fog and thin sheets of ice on the road. Motor insurance policies usually leave room for settlement in the event of bodily harm or injury that occurred in an accident based on the extent of the injury and how much it has impacted your life. But it is important to bear in mind that there are some vitiating factors involved such as age as a young person is likely to get a higher settlement; occupation as someone who has an active job such as an athlete will get a higher settlement due to the deterioration of lifestyle; and the type of insurance coverage policy taken.
If you are looking for the best possible settlement, it is extremely important that you make use of an attorney insurance to handle negotiations with the insurance company. This is because attorneys are professionals who are trained in negotiation and making of contracts for their clients allowing you to get the best possible settlement there is.
An attorney is likely to explore as many route to help you increase the amount of Settlement money you will get besides it being compensation for pain and physical damage to your body. One major example is compensation for the emotional distress the motor accident put you through as it creates a situation of mental discomfort and mental illness which affects your life up-to-date in the form of trauma which ideally is still health-related and so the insurance company has no other option but to factor in compensation money for it as well.
Attorneys are known for their ability to hold out until their clients gets what they deserve and therefore when it comes to your negotiation process for an adequate settlement claim, you can be sure that an attorney will reject all insufficient settlements offers as many times as need be until you get an amount that you are comfortable with.