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Frequently Asked Questions

What Areas of Law Do Personal Injury Lawyers Specialize In?

Personal injury lawyers have the training and licensing to practice in almost all fields of law with specialties in tort law. This can include auto accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, workers’ compensation, railroad accidents, consumer fraud, asbestos and environmental claims, and more. The Montana personal injury attorneys at Kovacich Snipes, P.C. work in all these areas.

What Are the Most Important Things to Do After a Car Accident?

In any accident, you may have a hard time thinking clearly and taking the right steps. It’s always important to do your best to keep calm and do the following:

A thorough investigation of the accident will help determine who was at fault and what compensation is due to injured parties. Having a skilled Montana car accident attorney on your side can help you take your case to the most favorable outcome.

How Do I Pay for My Medical Bills After an Accident?

Any type of accident has the risk of leading to serious injuries – and financial damages through medical bills as well. When your incident isn’t your fault, but another party’s, that party then becomes responsible for paying your medical expenses. Your insurance policy may also help cover some of the costs.

The exact amount of your compensation from the responsible party will depend on the details of your case, including the degree of fault, the extent of injuries, possible future medical costs, and more. These details may also determine if you need to use any of your insurance benefits to help pay for medical costs.

When Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Many situations can bring the need for a personal injury lawyer:

Even if you ultimately do not need to file a claim or go to court for your accident, contacting an attorney is still in your best interest. At Kovacich Snipes, P.C. we offer free consultations for any case, during which we can help you understand your rights and determine your next best legal steps.

How Much Does It Cost to Hire Your Law Firm?

As personal injury attorneys, we work on a contingency-fee basis. What this means is that you only pay us if we resolve your case successfully with a settlement or judgment. If for any reason we can’t win you compensation, then you pay us nothing.

How Do I Recover Lost Income After an Accident?

Some accidents result in injuries that can require time off from work or limited hours. Both of these situations can have adverse effects on your income. Long-lasting injuries can even cause extensive amounts of lost income. If another party is at fault for your accident, you can recover compensation to make up for current and future lost income. In Montana, you may even be able to receive compensation for lost wages immediately, even before your case has reached settlement or judgment.