Hi, this is Robert Mansour. I'm a personal injury lawyer, and today I want to spend a minute cautioning you not to get yourself into a financial hole if you've been involved in a car accident. Let's say you've been involved in a car accident and you're injured. Do not assume that because the other party's at fault that they're going to pay for everything.
So don't go accruing bills everywhere, going to different doctors, CT scans, x-rays, massage therapists, physical therapy, renting a car for three or four weeks. Don't just go nuts thinking that the other party is going to pay for it all. The truth of the matter is you don't know whether they're going to pay for it or not. Even if the responsible party tells you at the scene of the accdent, "Hey, it was all my fault, I'm really sorry" ... Just because that individual said that doesn't mean their insurance company is going to agree with that assessment. Reasonable minds may differ.
So all of a sudden, you might find yourself with all kinds of medical bills and you have no way to pay them because the other party has rescinded their position, changed their position, or they simply won't accept fault for the accident, and now here you are, holding all of these bills in your hand with no way to pay them.
Be very careful how you approach this when it comes to personal injury accidents. Find out all of the different resources that are available to you and which path might be the most prudent. If you have a case similar to this where you need that kind of assistance or guidance, please feel free to call my office. Thank you very much for watching this brief video.
by Robert Mansour
Robert Mansour is a personal injury lawyer serving Santa Clarita, Valencia, Saugus, Canyon Country, Newhall, Stevenson Ranch, Castaic and surrounding communities.