Car Accident Lawyer Serving Portsmouth, RI
Did another party’s negligence cause you or a loved one to suffer serious injuries in a car crash? If so, you can recover compensation for those injuries. Unfortunately, recovering the compensation you deserve is often much more difficult than it should be. But you do not need to navigate this process alone. A Portsmouth, RI car accident lawyer is on your side.
The personal injury attorneys at Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD focus on helping car accident victims maximize their compensation and get their lives back on track. For a free consultation, call our office at 401-331-6300.
Learn How a Car Accident Lawyer in Portsmouth, RI Can Help You Win Compensation
Our team handles your case from start to finish, managing all of the following:
Conducting a Full Investigation into Your Crash
Any attorney can read a police report and make a few phone calls. But the team at Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick pours itself into the investigation.
What are the steps involved in investigating an accident?
- Step 1: Obtain copies of police reports;
- Step 2: Review photos and video surveillance;
- Step 3: Interview eyewitnesses;
- Step 4: Subpoena the other driver’s phone records (if there is reason to suspect texting or distracted driving);
- Step 5: Consult with accident reconstruction experts;
- Step 6: Call in expert witnesses.
Identifying All Potentially Responsible Parties
Our investigation has several goals. The first, which we must satisfy before moving onto the others, is to identify every party that might bear liability for the crash.
Building A Thorough and Compelling Case
Our attorneys not only conduct a full investigation and identify every potentially responsible party, we also gather extensive evidence and assemble it to build a compelling case.
The more thorough and organized our evidence is, the more difficult it is for the other party to refute it. Our goal is to overwhelmingly prove liability and damages.
We Handle the Insurance Negotiation Process
To win car accident damages, you almost always need to deal with an insurance company.
And make no mistake: despite what insurance company commercials might lead you to believe — that your car insurance company is always there for you in times of need — the negotiation process is usually adversarial from beginning to end.
The insurance company wants to maximize profits, so it uses any justifiable reason it can to reduce or deny car accident claims. That is the nature of the business.
Without strong representation on your side, you could end up getting saddled with a settlement that falls well short of what you deserve — or receive no settlement at all.
If the insurance company calls after the crash and encourages you to settle quickly or asks for a recorded statement — a strong possibility — tell them you will get back to them once you have spoken to an attorney, take the name, phone number and email address, and then hang up.
If you work with CCK, our team can take over the process from there, bringing tough, aggressive advocacy to the table to maximize your damages.
Our Car Accident Lawyers Are with You Every Step of the Way
At Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD, our team does more than fight to get you the compensation you need. We work to make the process as stress-free as we can.
The days and weeks that follow a car accident are often scary and stressful. You have so many things to take care of, phone calls coming in left and right, paperwork arriving in the mail, and so on.
Each item on your to-do list might seem manageable on its own, but when you add them together, it can amount to a major source of stress.
Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick Fights for Your Damages
Do not settle for an insurance company offer that pays only a small fraction of your damages. Let us fight for every type of compensation for which you are eligible, which might include:
- Current and future medical costs;
- Lost wages;
- Reduced earning capacity if you lose the ability to work;
- Pain and suffering;
- Mental/emotional anguish;
- Loss of consortium;
- Funeral and burial expenses and other losses if your loved one died in the accident.
Call 401-331-6300 for a Free Consultation with a CCK Team Member Today
The Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD team serves Portsmouth, RI, helping car accident victims protect their rights and win the compensation they need. Let us put our resources to work for you. For your free, no-obligation consultation, call 401-331-6300.