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by Staff Blogger | January 23, 2019

Car accident claims are time-sensitive. Unfortunately, many auto accident victims don’t have the energy or even the physical capacity to do much after their crashes except rest and recover. However, a phone call is all it takes to start protecting your rights to maximum compensation after a crash.

That’s why our Nashville auto accident attorneys always recommend that victims get in touch with a law firm as soon as possible after their accidents. Waiting too long to begin the process of filing a claim can have several negative effects on its potential outcome, including:

  1. The statutes of limitations can expire—Tennessee has a short statute of limitations compared to most other states. Personal injury claims in the Volunteer State can only be filed up to one year past the accident or injury date. If victims wait beyond that time frame, they lose their chance.
  2. Evidence can disappear—The most important aspect of personal injury claims is evidence. When we build claims for our clients, we need to be able to show that they weren’t at fault for their injuries. But when claims aren’t filed until several weeks or months later, evidence may be unavailable.
  3. The insurance company will have more time to build its case—Insurance companies are reluctant to pay victims any money after crashes, let alone fair settlements. And the longer victims wait to file their claims, the more time insurance companies will have to prepare their own cases against them.

Don’t let the clock run out on your chance of getting full compensation. Call us today for a free consultation.

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