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Dothan Accident Lawyers

Five ways our accident lawyers in the Dothan & Enterprise area help injured victims

Auto accidents happen every day in the United States. Whether it is a car, motorcycle, or truck accident, all can have devastating consequences. Enlisting the help of an experienced accident lawyer in Dothan can help. Some of the top ways an accident lawyer can help you include the following.

Protecting your rights

An accident lawyer should protect your rights. Our personal injury lawyers in Dothan ensure your rights are protected. If the negligent actions of another person caused your injuries, you may be entitled to compensation. An accident lawyer can assess the facts of the case, advise you on the validity of your claim, and help with insurance company negotiations.

Helping you focus on healing and rebuilding your life

Hiring Dothan accident lawyers frees you up to focus on healing and rebuilding your life. If you are like most people after an accident, you face a mountain of medical and car repair bills in addition to stress from missing work and disruptions to everyday life. With so much already on your plate, how will you find the time and energy to handle everything required to submit a lawsuit for your accident? Instead, allow a skilled accident lawyer to handle the details of your claim and fight for the compensation you deserve.

Taking care of the details

Accident lawyers in Enterprise understand the laws and regulations of filing personal injury suits in Alabama and nearby states Florida and Georgia. Small errors in submitting a claim can render your suit invalid. Hiring a lawyer ensures your claim is properly filed.

Knowing the rules of the game

An accident lawyer understands settlement negotiations. The reality is that almost 95 percent of personal injury claims settle before going to trial. A lawyer knows when it is appropriate to settle and for what amount. If your case does go to trial, the experienced accident attorneys in Dothan and Enterprise have the skills to properly position your case in court and obtain the best compensation possible.

Understanding settlement negotiations

An accident lawyer helps you receive the best possible compensation. Research shows that hiring a lawyer nets higher returns than settling directly with the insurance company.  Injury firms have access to key resources and expert witnesses to help develop your case as well as the knowledge and strength to stand up to the insurance companies. Our personal injury law firm takes personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis so you owe nothing unless you win.

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An accident can wreak havoc on your life. A skilled accident lawyer can help you regain control and protect your future by attaining a favorable verdict or settlement. At The Law Offices of Rufus R. Smith, Jr. we have spent nearly four decades fighting on behalf of personal injury victims throughout Alabama, Southeast Georgia, and Northwest Florida. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by someone else's negligence, we can help. Contact us today at 1-888-614-4279 to discuss your case.

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Case Results
  • Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Luverne, Inc. v. Allen, 572 So. 2d 434 (Ala. 1990
  • Coleman v. Cannon Oil Co., 911 F. Supp. 510 (M.D. Ala. 1995)
  • First Tennessee Bank, N.A., v. Snell, 718 So. 2d 20 (Ala. 1998)
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