We take our ability to operate our vehicles for granted; we’re not nearly as skilled to driving them as we would like to believe. In those brief moments leading up to an accident where snap, near instantaneous decisions are needed to save lives the vast majority of us are not going to be able to make them. We naturally stall, freezing before the horror that is coming toward us despite the need to make a decision. We know that we have to decide but we’re simply unable to. This is where insurance and a Los Angeles auto accident attorney become absolutely necessary. Even if covered by an insurance agency I’ve always found that it is good practice to also contact an attorney in case you’re required to appear at court or if either insurance company (yours and those involved in the accident) attempt to stall awarding you fair compensation and fulfilling their contract with you.
It’s incredible how often this will happen. (more…)