Silverthorne Attorneys | Chino Personal Injury Lawyer

Insurance Companies Tend to Cheat

It probably isn’t a surprise to you that insurance companies are often very unfair. While most people realize that dealing with their own insurance can be a hassle, that is nothing compared to what it is like to try to get a fair settlement out of an at-fault party’s insurance company.

An experienced Chino personal injury attorney knows just how treacherous insurance agents can be on behalf of their companies. Our law firm’s primary goal is to make sure that you are treated fairly for the damages that you have sustained. We firmly believe that no one should have to suffer financial devastation or emotional turmoil over the costs of injuries caused by someone else.

If you or your loved ones have suffered an injury that was caused by negligence, please contact Silverthorne Attorneys right away for a free consultation. When you call, you will speak directly with an experienced personal injury attorney who will answer any questions you may have and help guide you towards the best legal options for your situation.

A Chino Plaintiff Lawyer Shouldn’t Break the Bank

We believe that justice should be available to everyone, regardless of their financial circumstances. Please know that you never need any money up-front to begin your case. In fact, you only ever pay for our representation if we win your case.

This type of system, which allows you to start your case without feeling a financial burden, is called working on a contingency fee basis. This way, a compassionate personal injury attorney will be able to start your case without any money down. You will only need to pay once you claim the money that is won on your behalf.

Understanding Insurance Agent Tactics

Once you’ve submitted a claim against an at-fault party’s insurance, the defendant’s agent will do everything they can to get you to slip up. You need to understand that all of your calls will be recorded. Unlike other companies that use these recordings for training, insurance agents use them as evidence that your story and injuries are fake or exaggerated. Even a simple statement of regret can be used to imply that you bear some of the guilt for the incident.

When every word you say can be used against your case, the safest option is to route all communications with the insurance company through a skilled accident lawyer. This guarantees that nothing will be said that can be used against you.

Another tactic commonly employed by agents is to “check in” and ask how you are doing. Quite simply, they are looking for you to say something that implies your injury isn’t severe enough to need continued medical care and compensation.

Rushing you to turn in your immediate medical bills and work attendance record is another issue that benefits them. They know that many of the costs from an injury come from the long-term care and lost function. Since it can take time for these issues to become known in full, rushing you to settle for the immediate medical costs only will save them a lot of money. Unfortunately, it will leave you without the money you need to handle complicated lasting injuries and the repercussions in your work and home life.

If you are worried that the settlement offered to you won’t be fair, please call us right away.

“What About Pain and Suffering?”

Although an experienced personal injury lawyer has seen even routine medical costs deemed as “unnecessary” in attempts to avoid paying, pain and suffering is the category of compensation that insurance companies usually fight the hardest. This type of award is applicable if you have residual physical or emotional trauma that isn’t easily treated with short-term medical care.

Scars, reduction of bodily function, depression, and suffering from pain that interferes with your life all fall under this topic. If you are suffering from these issues, you deserve to be compensated for them because of the serious impact they can have on your life. However, it is almost impossible to attain without a diligent injury attorney advocating for you.

Watch Out for the Little Ones

Please remember to keep the safety of children in mind. If you have children, make sure they use seatbelts while inside vehicles, bicycle helmets when cycling, and know how to cross streets safely. When driving, be on the lookout for children that may cross your path.

Areas where children are more likely to be present and hard to see include parking lots and roads near areas children frequent like parks and schools. In Chino, parks like Ruben S. Ayala Park and Prado Regional Park attract a lot of children, and it is possible for them to become distracted and not realize the dangers of passing cars. While schools like Walnut Avenue Elementary School tend to have signs and crossing safety areas on the roads directly next to the school, please remember that many children may walk home and be present many blocks around the main school area.

We Travel When You Need Us

When our clients are too severely injured to travel, we will happily travel to them. Our office is dedicated to making sure that everyone who has been wronged has access to a professional bodily injury lawyer, regardless of their ability to travel.

If you have serious injuries and can’t make the trip to visit a local law firm, please contact us to learn more about how we can help.

What Being an Advocate Means to an Injury Lawyer in Chino, California

Being an advocate means more to our staff than just being a personal injury attorney. It means that we firmly believe in being a strong defender of your rights. We want to make sure that you are treated fairly and are willing to fight to make sure that you get all the money you need to recover and reclaim all that was lost.

We know just how hard this process can be for you, and we want to do everything we can to support you. This includes doing our best to help you understand and approve your legal options. Doing what is best for your unique circumstances is very important to us.

If you want to be represented by someone who is passionately dedicated to helping those who have suffered seek a just award, please call us now.

Local Chino, CA Zip Codes: 92656, 92698

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