COVID-19 has affected many areas of our lives; personal injury lawsuits are no different. Personal injury claimants across California are finding it more difficult to interact with insurance companies, schedule court dates, and receive insurance premium payments. 

 

It can be difficult to focus your attention on your personal injury case during a pandemic. However, getting maximum compensation for your injuries demands it. 

 

Steinberg Injury Lawyers is open for business. Our personal injury lawyers can handle your case remotely, quickly, and effectively. Contact us today for your free initial consultation. 

 

Learn more about how COVID-19 could affect your personal injury case below. 

How The Coronavirus Could Be Affecting Your Personal Injury Claim

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every area of the personal injury claims process. Your personal injury lawyer, the insurance companies, and the courts have all had to adopt new behaviors and strategies. Unfortunately, many of these changes have affected claimants the most. The coronavirus could be affecting your case in many ways to include: 

 
  • Increased pressure to settle your case

  • Court delays

  • Unavailable medical treatment for injuries

  • Slow or non-payment of insurance premiums

  • Loss of income or job

  • Most interactions with your lawyer are remote

 

Insurance companies have likely taken note of the economic downtown and have become much more aggressive in personal injury suits. 

 

A proven personal injury lawyer will fight for your rights and pressure the insurance companies to pay you what you deserve. Be sure to consult with your personal injury lawyer before dealing with insurance adjusters. 

 

Additionally, it’s important to be aware of the court closures, delays, reduced hours, and procedural changes during these unprecedented times. Our personal injury lawyers stay up-to-date on the latest requirements and work hard to ensure your case is seen as soon as possible. 

Are The Insurance Companies Still Paying Claims?

The insurance companies are obligated by law to make payments to claimants that have either settled or won a personal injury case in court. However, you can anticipate stronger opposition and potentially shady tactics by insurance adjusters when negotiating for a fair settlement. 

 

The California Department of Insurance has noted the potential for insurance providers to relax on paying claims. They have issued an official statement mandating that all investigations, processing, and claim payments continue, even during the pandemic. 

Don’t Wait, Contact Steinberg Injury Lawyers Today

Don’t stop working on your personal injury case because of court delays. An experienced personal injury lawyer understands your rights, newly implemented procedures, and how to stand up to the insurance providers. 

 

If you have been injured in a car accident, workplace accident, or other accident, don’t wait until it’s too late to pursue your personal injury case. Handling a personal injury case on your own in the height of a pandemic can be frustrating and potentially fruitless. 

 

At Steinberg injury lawyers, we have experience helping all types of personal injury accident victims to get the compensation they deserve. Contact us today online or call 800-989-6385 for your free, no-obligation initial consultation. 

Peter Steinberg
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Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorney Since 1982
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