Auto Accident

Have you been injured in Puyallup involving a single car or multi car accident? Car accidents can damage autos, people, or buildings. Auto accidents cause thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of disabilities each year.

Be cautious, when you are involved in an automobile accident, The investigator or adjuster from the other side’s insurance company may be very pleasant and appear to be concerned. It is important to remember their best interest is to protect the insurance company and not the injured party. They may do this by finding ways to pay out as little as possible and “close the books” on the incident. Once a claim has been closed it cannot be reopened and our attorneys can help you avoid making this costly mistake.

This is why it is important to call for a FREE consultation and get the advice you need to successfully handle your claim. At Jacobs & Jacobs, we handle the negotiations with the insurance companies which allows you to focus completely on getting well and back to the normal “every day” activities you enjoy.

As the world warms up here in the Pacific Northwest, so many families are taking to their cars. These sunny days are tailor-made for traveling to Mount Rainier for a picnic lunch, or cruising through Thurston County just to enjoy the view of the Puget Sound’s coastline. Weekends are the perfect time to drive through the newly-opened farmer’s markets in Tacoma, Puyallup and Olympia.

The last thing on these drivers’ minds is the possibility of an auto accident.

Last year, there were 111,534 auto accidents recorded in the state of Washington. These accidents occurred for a variety of reasons: distracted drivers who were texting while driving, inebriated drivers, drivers who were drunk driving or “buzzed” driving, or drivers who have the misfortune of being startled by a deer (a common occurrence in Washington state!)

If you find yourself in an auto accident involving drunk drivers, road rage, speeding, and reckless driving, you will likely need a law office to assist in your case. Car accidents not only damage vehicles; they can also damage people, causing thousands of deaths - and hundreds of thousands of disabilities - each year.

Jacobs and Jacobs specializes in helping victims of car accidents as they seek compensation for injuries sustained in an auto accident. But as you are a victim of a drunk driving accident or reckless driving accident, there are a few things you should know as we are preparing your case!

Injury Attorney Auto Accident Tip #1: Be Cautious

When you are involved in an automobile accident, it’s important to remember this: the insurance adjuster or loss investigator representing the other driver’s insurance company has a job to do. Their job is to protect their insurance company - not the injured party. They may do this by finding ways to pay out as little as possible and “close the books” on the incident. Once a claim has been closed it cannot be reopened.

But our law office and our affiliated injury lawyers, can help you avoid making this costly mistake! Our solicitors want to make sure that you are well-compensated for the pain you’ve experienced. Make sure that you call our lawyers immediately after your accident, so you can schedule free consultation.

Injury Attorney Auto Accident Tip #2: Call the police

Call 9-1-1 and file a police report.

You should always file a police report if you are injured or if damages to either your vehicle or the other party’s exceed $200.

Injury Attorney Auto Accident Tip #3: Reach out to your insurance

Contact your insurance company to report the accident. If you don’t report the accident to the company in a timely manner, the company may try to deny you coverage. Once again, the job of the insurance agents and adjusters is to protect the insurance company.

Injury Attorney Auto Accident Tip #4: Get medical care!

Get follow-up medical care. Be sure you continue to be treated for all your injuries and all medical conditions.

Injury Attorney Auto Accident Tip #5: Call Jacobs and Jacobs, and we’ll get on your case!

Our injury attorney firm can help you with your case. We do not require any "retainer" or down payment and we will await payment for our fee until the end of the claim. Jacobs and Jacobs also provides the initial consultation free of charge. Hence, even if you don't wish to pursue your claim or if no claim exists, you owe nothing.

At Jacobs & Jacobs, we handle the negotiations with the insurance companies which allows you to focus completely on getting well and back to the normal “every day” activities you enjoy.

Our law office services all of Pierce County and Thurston County. To schedule a free consultation with one of our injury lawyers, contact us today!