If you or a loved one have been injured due to the negligence of others, chances are that you will be doing battle with an insurance company. Insurance claims adjusters and insurance lawyers are paid to minimize, and in some cases totally deny, your entitlement to fair financial compensation for your injuries. They view the process as a ‘zero sum’ game – money that goes to you is money lost to the insurance industry.
The Ultimate Guide to Accident Cases in Idaho was written to empower consumers who are navigating the treacherous waters of insurance claims handling and lawsuit warfare. It is not legal advice; instead, this book is meant to enlighten you about topics such as the following:
- What must you prove to win a personal injury case?
- Do you need an attorney to obtain a fair settlement of your case?
- What mistakes can ruin your chances to obtain a fair settlement of your case?
- What excuses does a claims adjuster typically give for not paying you fair compensation for your injuries?
- What happens in a personal injury lawsuit?
- What questions should you ask when selecting a personal injury attorney?
Jim Bendell will reveal to you the nuts and bolts of preserving your right to fair financial compensation for injuries caused by the negligence of others. What he describes in this book he learned through working over 30 years in the personal industry field, including 16 years taking lawsuits to trial for insurance companies.
“Now, let me be clear that there are many honorable people in the claims industry. For over sixteen years I worked almost exclusively as an attorney for insurance companies, and I came to know many fine claims reps who were totally honest, solid professionals.
Nevertheless, claims adjusters are not paid to be your friend. They are paid to work for the insurance company’s interest, which may or may not coincide with your best interests. Adjusters get promoted for closing files, not for giving injured people personalized treatment.”
This excerpt from the book highlights why Jim wrote this guide. Injured people and their families don’t plan to get hurt. But when it happens, they need to know what to do. The Ultimate Guide to Accident Cases in Idaho to answer many of the questions you may have and to warn you about things that can hurt your chances of obtaining the money you deserve for your injuries.