Car Accident FAQ
Q: When the police arrive, is it OK for me to talk to them?
A: Yes, you should. Whether you are the victim or the cause of an automobile accident, limit yourself to discussing the facts. You should avoid taking blame for the accident or making accusations.
Q: How much does it cost to speak with you about my situation? I'm worried about car accident lawyer fees!
A: We never charge for an initial consultation and for a review of the facts surrounding your case. If there is no recovery there is no fee, and we normally absorb any expenses which have been acquired on the case. Feel free to call The Buxton Law Firm for a free initial consultation and case review.
Q: How quickly after the accident should I get a lawyer?
A: Very Quickly. To be safe, you should talk to a Colorado Springs auto accident lawyer as soon as possible, especially if the injuries are severe or a death has resulted. All too often valuable evidence disappears, witnesses move, memories grow dim and the practical ability to prove your case may diminish. If you are still being treated by a physician, we can also provide you with guidance concerning your medical care and help you deal with unpaid bills and getting needed treatment. Legal advice can also be useful if you have questions about the settlement value of a claim, your insurance policy's terms, or suspect bad faith on the part of your insurance company. Contact The Buxton Law Firm to discuss your personal injury case for free.
Q: Can I get reimbursed for the time that I've had to take off from work?
A: Yes! You shouldn't have to use your sick time, vacation time and/or benefits to pay for someone else's mistake. If the other driver is at fault, you should be able to get lost wages reimbursed for any time you missed due to doctor's appointments or medical restrictions. You may also be entitled to future lost wages and loss of wage-earning capacity if you are unable to return to your job. Document these instances very carefully. Get documentation from your employer in the form of time sheet reports, pay stubs or other company documentation indicating that you have lost wages as a result of the wreck.