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Prescott Car Accident Lawyer

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you are in need of immediate representation by a qualified and experienced Prescott car accident lawyer. Oftentimes, what you may not realize is that insurance companies are doing everything they can to avoid paying your claim. You may receive requests from insurance companies wondering if you believe you were at fault or if you believe you and your family are truly injured. These tactics are designed to help insurance companies limit the amounts they have to pay out and are something that the average person may fall for. This is why it is absolutely necessary for you to contact our Prescott car accident attorneys for representation after an accident.

At the Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C., our auto accident lawyers have decades of experience in helping members of the Prescott community after they’ve been involved in a car accident. We know how to protect you from the insurance companies, help you seek the proper medical care, and how to get you the financial compensation you deserve if your accident was the result of another’s negligence.

For help with your case, please contact our car accident attorneys today by filling out our online contact form or calling us at (928) 778-2660. All initial consultations are free.

Why Choose Us?

  • We have achieved favorable settlements or judgment awards in 99% of the cases we have negotiated for the past 15 years.
  • We are a full-service personal injury and auto accident law firm with more than 50 years of combined experience.
  • Our Prescott personal injury lawyers have the power to take on many types of auto accident claims, including cases involving hit-and-run accidents or uninsured drivers.
  • We accept personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. We guarantee our fees charged will never be more than your net recovery received.

How Our Prescott Car Accident Attorneys Will Help You

We ensure that we will offer you and your family comprehensive assistance with your case. We know that you don’t just need money to recover; you may also be struggling with being unable to help your family or attend your job. We strive to be as personally involved with every case as possible. This means that our team will get to know your family on a personal level. We want to know exactly how the injuries you’ve sustained are affecting your life, whether personally or professionally.

In addition to knowing you on a personal level and tailoring our work for you, our auto accident lawyers will be doing the following to help effectively represent you:

  • Investigate – we will utilize a private investigator when necessary, seek police and witness statements, take pictures, and use experts to offer testimony on your behalf.
  • Maximize compensation – we will make it a point to find all insurance coverage available to you, which is not always as apparent as it seems
  • Go after multiple types of compensation – not only will we go after compensation as a result of negligence, but also will go after bad-faith insurance practices.
  • Cover your case till it’s completely finished – some law firms will leave a case that they believe may go to trial, but that’s not what we do at the Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C. We also will take your case through any appeals that may come about and will stay with your case to ensure that no post-claim interest or liens affect you.

Hiring our car accident lawyers in Prescott, AZ could have many advantages for you and your family. We can help you establish grounds for a claim, gather proof of liability, and optimize your odds of securing financial compensation. Our lawyers could make all the difference to your injury claim, ensuring a fair and reasonable outcome on your behalf.

Common Car Accident Injuries and Damages

An auto accident of any kind could inflict serious injuries on victims. At The Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C., we represent clients involved in car crashes, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, pedestrian, bicycle, rideshare, e-scooter, and other motor vehicle crashes in Prescott. We do not shy away from car accident claims involving common to unusual or catastrophic injuries.

Our car accident lawyers engage in aggressive legal strategies on behalf of clients with life-changing car accident injuries. We may be able to help you recover the costs of your hospital expenses, medications, live-in care, past and future losses, property damages, and more during a Prescott personal injury claim. Discuss your claim with us after any car accident injury diagnosis for personalized legal advice and information.

What Are Your Options for Financial Recovery?

Car accident victims in most states have the option of filing a tort-based lawsuit against the driver or party that caused your collision. The same is true in the state of Arizona. Arizona’s fault-based insurance system means you can file a third-party insurance claim and/or a personal injury suit for compensation for your damages. The at-fault party could be a negligent driver, the City of Prescott for a defective roadway, an automaker for a defective vehicle, and/or many other parties.

When filing an insurance claim in Arizona, do not take what the adjuster says as the final word on your case. An adjuster will want to minimize your restitution to save the insurance company money. Instead, use the lawyers at The Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C. for assistance negotiating a fair insurance settlement. If you wish to take your claim to trial, you must do so within two years of your car crash, in most cases. Our lawyers can also help you with this legal process in Prescott.

How Do Contingency Fees Work?

When we say we operate on a contingency fee basis, we mean we keep our legal services affordable for everyone. Rather than charging hourly for our services, we only charge clients after we win – and only if we win. Our clients will not pay us a dime in legal fees if we do not obtain them financial compensation for their losses.

As our client, you will not pay us upfront to retain our services. We will front all the legal costs connected to your car accident claim, taking on 100% of the risk for you. If we do succeed in securing you money for your losses, we will bill your settlement or verdict directly rather than charging you personally. We will reduce your recovery won by a pre-agreed upon percentage as our fee rate. We guarantee you will never pay us more in legal fees than you receive for your losses. This setup gives you access to high-quality car accident lawyers without adding any financial stress to you and your family.

Contact Our Car Accident Lawyers for Help Today

If you or a loved one have been injured in an automobile accident of any kind, our experienced Prescott auto accident attorneys have the track record and dedication you’re looking for to help you. With over 50 years of combined experience, a tenacious outlook when seeking compensation, and a reputation for being relentless in order to maximize compensation, we are the attorneys you want representing you. Contact our Prescott office today to discuss your legal options during a free consultation by filling out our online form or calling (928) 778-2660.

Our personal injury law firm proudly serves clients all over Northern Arizona and Yavapai County, including Prescott, Prescott Valley, Cottonwood, Sedona, Chino Valley, and the surrounding areas.

“In June 2015, I was in a horrific roll-over crash as a passenger in a friend’s car while on our way from Prescott to Phoenix. We were lucky to survive… In the end, I am extremely satisfied with my settlement. I highly recommend Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C., Sean Phelan, Chris Jensen, and their entire team if you are injured in a car accident.” – John C.

Frequently Asked Questions About Car Accident Claims in Prescott, AZ

How long will I have to file a car accident claim in the state of Arizona?

ARS Section 12-542 establishes the statute of limitations for Arizona car accident claims. Under this law, victims have two years to file a claim for damages. In cases involving fatal car accidents, families have two years from the date of death to seek financial compensation. If you wait until after this time limit expires, you will likely be barred from bringing a lawsuit and collecting compensation, even if it’s clear the other driver was at fault.

Do I need to hire a car accident attorney after being in an accident?

Understanding whether or not you want to hire a car accident lawyer depends on a few moving parts. While some accidents are relatively straightforward and can be handled without a lawyer, most require the help of a legal professional. However, you can never be too careful after any car accident, especially if you’re facing injuries resulting from another person’s negligence. A seasoned car accident attorney can help secure compensation for the injuries and damages you’ve endured.

How long do I have to report the accident to my insurance company?

The short answer is that it depends. There may be some cases where it’s unnecessary to report a car accident to your insurance company. When you do report your claim to the insurance company, they’ll often state that you must report this information “promptly” or “within a reasonable time” following the accident. This usually means a few days. You can always confirm this information by contacting your car insurance company after an accident.

Should I still hire a car accident lawyer if I don’t have auto insurance?

Yes, even if you don’t have car insurance, it’s still important to hire a car accident lawyer after an accident. In Arizona, drivers without insurance are personally responsible for paying damages to the injured individual. If the case goes to trial and the other driver secures a judgment against you, they have several options available to get some or all of that judgment satisfied, including garnishing your wages in some cases. A lawyer can be instrumental in helping to alleviate some of this pressure.