Car Accident FAQ

1. Do I need a lawyer for a car accident in Des Moines, iA?

You are not obligated to hire an attorney after having a car accident however, if you experience a personal injury or many expenses after your car accident, it would be beneficial to hire a car accident attorney for legal representation and counseling.

2.How can a car accident attorney help me?

Iowa is an at-fault car insurance state. Having an expert help you with settling or going to trail for an auto accident claim is the benefit of hiring a car accident attorney.

3.What if I believe the accident I was in was at least partly my fault?

Do not assess the car accident about what happened or how. Leave it up to your auto accident attorney to evaluate and investigate the situation.

4. I was in a car accident and the air bags in my car didn't deploy. Do I have a case against the car manufacturer?

Many different factors dictate if an air bag will deploy in a car accident. By consulting with your car accident attorney, they will help distinguish the circumstances of your auto accident.

5. What if I was not wearing a seat belt at the time of my accident? Can I still recover damages?

In the state of Iowa, seat belt laws are required to be worn at all times. Our legal system can compare the compensation depending upon responsibility of the auto accident. When you reach out to Duff Law Firm, our car accident attorneys will help you get the compensation you deserve from your personal injury case.

6. If I file a personal injury claim, will I have to go to court?

When filing for a personal injury, you can either get offered an amount of what the case if believe to be worth and settle, which will not require you to go to court. However, if you and your car accident attorney believe that the case is worth more, you may end up proceeding to a formal trial.

7. I'm confused about whether or not I should file a lawsuit or just let the insurance company handle things. Is there any way to get a free legal evaluation?

Every car accident is unique and requires time and knowledge to make sure you get the compensation you deserve. Reach out to Duff Law Firm P.L.C today for a FREE over the phone consultation.