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Pomona Car Accident Lawyers

Most people get behind the wheel of a car every day and the last thing on their mind is getting involved in a car accident. Yet, according to experienced Pomona car accident attorneys, the first thing people think of when they do get into an accident is filling out insurance forms, talking to insurance claims adjusters and other insurance personnel.

Statistically, Car Collisions Occur Twice Daily in Pomona

The sad fact is that accidents do happen. If you drive a car or motorcycle, or even if you just walk or ride a bike in Pomona, California, you're "rolling the dice" every time you leave your driveway. The California Highway Patrol's Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS) reported the following for 2006: A total of 11 people died and 894 were injured in Pomona car crashes. Two pedestrians died and 50 were injured in car collisions. Car accidents killed one bicyclist and injured 47. A total of 19 motorcyclists were injured. DUIs caused six fatalities and 98 injuries. In 2007, 11 car collisions resulted in 12 fatalities.

Avoid Risks After Your Accident

Today, smart Pomona accident injury law firms know that driving is risky. But equally risky is what happens after you get into a car accident. Most car accident victims are literally at the mercy of insurance company lawyers and adjusters whose goal is to reduce compensation amounts to zero. One seemingly innocuous tactic is for insurance claims adjusters to ask victims to make a recorded statement. They'll say it's to "get the claims process moving." But unless the car accident is cut and dry with no doubt about who was liable, making such a recording can be a big mistake. Skilled Pomona car crash lawyers warn that what you say can be taken entirely out of context later to undermine your case.

Experienced car accident lawyers will always ask that they be present when claims adjusters make any recorded statements. In this way, their client can't be harassed, asked premature, prejudicial or irrelevant questions, or coaxed into saying anything that can be used against them later in court.

Insurance Companies Hire the Best Lawyers, So Should You

One key thing to remember is that insurance companies usually retain expensive, aggressive lawyers who are experts at making faultless accident victims sound guilty. It's easy to see why consulting--and retaining, if necessary--a skilled Pomona car collision lawyer is so important. Almost all car accident lawyers offer free initial consultations and will list all your options up front. And don't be concerned about fees. You'll find that most car accident lawyers work on a contingency basis.

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