Are you better off with a lawyer or representing yourself?
Hold on to your seat! You don’t always need a lawyer. If your claim is relatively small, you probably do not need a lawyer. However, our experience has been that having a lawyer always places our clients in a better position. Often, not consulting a lawyer is being penny wise and pound foolish.
From the insurance industry’s view point, they will never want you to have a lawyer. Why? Lawyers are knowledgeable in the law and it has been our experience that our involvement significantly improves the settlement amount. Insurers always prefer to pay less, not more.