If you’re up to your eyeballs in debt because you were hurt in a car wreck or other accident that wasn’t your fault, you don’t have to take it lying down. Do yourself a favor: pick up the phone and give me a call ASAP. I’ve been a trial attorney in Washington State for more than 25 years. That means that I’ve got the skills to pay your bills if you’ve been seriously injured. I can help you go after bad drivers, careless property owners, and others whose irresponsibility has left you high and dry. I can help to make sure you get a square deal when filing an insurance claim.
There’s a saying: a good personal injury attorney is like a loaded gun. In other words, claims adjusters are a lot more willing to offer victims like you a fair settlement when they know I’m ready to go to trial on behalf of my clients. I believe that the little man or woman deserves the same treatment in civil court as insurance companies and the fat cats that run them. Put a fighting chance in your corner: hire me today to be your personal injury attorney. I can help you get money to pay your medical bills and cover your lost wages so you can concentrate full time on your recovery instead of worrying about those bills that are covering the kitchen table. Once you hire me your problems are now my problems and I will deal with them.
“Joe did a great job representing me. He understood the issues and knew how to present the case. He advised me of all of my options during the process. He was easy to work with and I would use his services again if needed.”
–Phil, Personal Injury Client
The Importance of Working With a Personal Injury Attorney
If you have been a injured in an accident you may be entitled to compensation. One of the most important aspects of such a case is evaluating its real value. An experienced personal injury lawyer understands the factors involved and can determine the kind of compensation to expect. Much of this is based on the nature and severity of the injury. This is calculated based on pain intensity, the length of recovery involved, the lasting effects or permanence of the injury, extent and type of treatment required, and medical evidence supplied by doctors. These factors figure into determining what is a fair settlement for your case.
At the Law Office of Joseph P. Bartek, we handle a wide range of injuries including:
- Auto Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Truck Accidents
- Premises Liability (Slip & Fall)
- Serious Injuries & Wrongful Death Claims
- Dangerous or Defective Product Injuries
- Insurance “Bad Faith” Claims
If you have suffered any type of injury because of someone else’s negligence, call us for a free evaluation of your case.
Not Afraid to Take On Large Insurance
Many times the defendant in a personal injury claim will be represented by attorneys hired by the defendant’s insurance company. In these types of insurance claims, the companies employ counsel experienced in discouraging a favorable settlement for the injured party. These company attorneys represent the interests of the insurance company. That is why you should have a highly skilled attorney on your side. A knowledgeable personal injury attorney understands your rights and what you should expect.
Another valuable factor in seeking experienced counsel is help in establishing liability in your accident or injury. This can be complicated and is crucial to the success of your case. Some of the aspects that come into play when determining negligence and who is liable are comparative negligence, whether the accident occurred during work or not, whether a property was negligently constructed or poorly maintained to name a few. More than one person may be at fault. Determining who is legally at fault requires an attention to detail and a thorough understanding of personal injury law.