Personal Injury Law

When you or a loved one is injured in an accident, your life can change in an instant. The injuries may leave you in pain, unable to work, and in debt with medical expenses and other bills. You need an experienced Colorado personal injury attorney to help fight for your rights and get justice.

If you were hurt due to another party’s negligence or recklessness, our Aurora personal injury lawyers can help. Contact our team now to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation to learn more about our services and how we can secure maximum compensation for your losses.

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What is a personal injury lawyer?

A personal injury lawyer focuses on helping injury victims recover compensation for the losses they sustained in an accident. Individuals who are injured deserve monetary payment for all the ways they have suffered, including economic and non-economic damages. A personal injury attorney helps accident victims claim compensation by taking legal action and holding the responsible party accountable.

At Bachus & Schanker, our injury lawyers are passionate about justice and advocating for those who need legal help after an accident. Our dedicated legal services include:

  • Decades of combined experience in personal injury law
  • No upfront costs, no hourly fees, and no out-of-pocket expenses
  • A team of specialized attorneys and support staff available around the clock
  • Over $1 billion recovered in successful settlements and verdicts
  • A compassionate and supportive approach to helping our clients and their families
  • Aggressive negotiation and litigation skills to recover maximum compensation for our clients

We know an accident can create a stressful and overwhelming situation for you and your family. Let us help you bring a legal claim to get the compensation you need now. We can represent you on contingency, so we don’t get paid until we win your case. Contact us to schedule your free consultation to see if you qualify to take legal action after an accident.

What types of personal injury cases do we handle?

Our Colorado law firm focuses exclusively on personal injury law. However, every accident claim is different and requires unique qualifications and experience to make the case successful. That’s why our team is made up of attorneys specializing in several practice areas to ensure we have the knowledge and skills needed to help victims of any type of accident.

We represent clients in cases involving:

Whether you need an auto accident attorney after a car crash or were hurt by a defective product and want compensation for your injuries and suffering, Bachus & Schanker is ready to help. Our dedicated Aurora injury attorneys will fight on your behalf, so you can focus on your recovery and rebuilding your life after an accident.

How do I find a good lawyer for personal injury?

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A good personal injury lawyer will handle your claim’s legal aspects while providing support and guidance throughout the process. You should look for an injury attorney who:

  • Has extensive experience in personal injury law
  • Understands the tactics used by insurance companies to minimize or deny claims
  • Will speak on your behalf with insurance adjusters, during negotiations, or in court
  • Has the resources to handle your case from start to finish
  • Has a track record of successful settlements and verdicts
  • Provides easy and open communication
  • Does not charge upfront fees or expect out-of-pocket payment

Remember, you should feel comfortable and confident after speaking with a potential injury lawyer. During your free consultation with our legal team, we’ll help you understand your legal options, what your case may be worth, and what you can expect during the process. Call us today to schedule your no-obligation case evaluation to see how we can help you.

What is the role of a personal injury lawyer in an injury lawsuit?

When you work with a professional injury attorney, you can expect comprehensive legal representation throughout your case. Your lawyer should:

  • Gather evidence to support your claim
  • Build a strong case based on the evidence collected
  • Speak to the insurance companies and their legal teams for you
  • File documents and take the necessary steps to progress your claim
  • Value your damages and claim the maximum amount for your losses
  • Negotiate a fair settlement with the insurance company
  • Ensure your compensation accurately represents your damages
  • Speak for you in court if your case goes to trial

The attorneys at Bachus & Schanker are trial attorneys who are not afraid to represent you in court. While most personal injury cases do not go to trial, we will do whatever it takes to get you the compensation you deserve. If that means we need to fight for you in court, our attorneys are prepared to win your case before a judge. To learn more about our litigation experience, contact us now.

What damages can I recover in a personal injury case?

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Injury victims can claim compensation for all the ways they’ve suffered after an accident, including:

  • Medical bills
  • Future medical care
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation costs
  • Property damage
  • Lost incomes
  • Loss of future earnings capacity
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress

We can help you get monetary payment for your losses if you were injured in an accident. You shouldn’t have to pay for somebody else’s mistake. Contact our Aurora office now to see what your injury lawsuit may be worth and how we can help you claim the full value for all your damages.

Why is having a personal injury lawyer important?

While we expect insurance companies to uphold their end of the contract after an accident, this is not always the case. Insurance adjusters quickly minimize losses and often pressure accident victims to accept less than their claim is worth. However, with legal representation on your side, you can fight back.

A personal injury attorney can help you build a strong case that includes the total value of all your damages to ensure you get fair compensation. Without a lawyer, you may not even know what damages you can claim or what your rights are.

According to a Martindale-Nolo research study on personal injury claims, clients with legal representation were much more likely to secure higher average settlements than those who did not retain a lawyer. Also, negotiated settlements were about $30,000 more than those who accepted the first offer from the insurance company.

Overall, working with a personal injury attorney can help get more for your claim through aggressive negotiations and a deeper understanding of the process.

How can I get my personal injury claim compensation?

Accident victims must be proactive in order to get fair compensation for their damages. Because there is a limited time to bring a legal claim after an accident, you should take action as soon as possible and work with an experienced attorney to help you secure your settlement.

With several locations throughout Colorado, Bachus & Schanker can help injury victims throughout the state get justice after an accident. Contact us now to schedule your FREE, confidential consultation with our team today!

Sources:

CRS 13-80-102 (2016)

Goguen, D. (2017). How Much Can I Get for My Personal Injury Case and How Long Will It Take? Nolo.