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Passionate Advocates for Your Rights

How can an Attorney Help Me Pursue Compensation?

If you have been seriously injured in an accident, you may be overwhelmed, confused and in pain. In addition, you may be wondering whether or not you really need an attorney. The state of California does not require you to have an attorney in order to obtain compensation; however, having an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer at your side can have a significant impact on the amount in compensation you will receive.

Statistically, an individual is half as likely to recover the compensation he or she is due without the assistance of an attorney. Many insurance companies will attempt to take advantage of those attempting to recover their own compensation. They may use tactics against you to lower the amount of your claim, deny claims or delay your compensation until you are truly desperate.

The Benefits of Exceptional Representation

Having experienced legal counsel gives you a significant advantage when it comes to obtaining your full compensation amount. Although it may be difficult to think about financial matters at this time, it is important to understand that a skilled attorney can handle your legal matters so that you can worry about more important matters, such as your health and recovery.

Rebuilding your life after an injury can be difficult. An attorney can speed up the process and eliminate much of the stress that may have been involved. The experienced lawyers at our firm have helped countless individuals recover their full and fair compensation. We ensure that our clients' best interests and rights are protected, fought for and pursued. Handling a personal injury claim on your own can be difficult and you are at risk of accepting a settlement far lower than you deserve. With the help of an attorney you increase the potential of obtaining the compensation you truly need.

If you have any questions involving your claim or whether or not an attorney is needed, discuss your case with a knowledgeable law firm as soon as possible.

  • AV Preeminent
    AV Preeminent
  • Inner Circle of Advocates
    Inner Circle of Advocates
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    American Board of Trial Advocates
  • The National Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers
  • Best Law Firms 2018
    Best Law Firms 2018

Reviews From Our Clients

  • “Mr. Peterson and his team displayed the utmost professionalism guiding me through this very emotional process.”

    D.M.L.

  • “Erik was empathetic, professional, and realistic. He's a consummate professional and an excellent negotiator.”

    Avvo Reviewer

  • “Erik and his staffs were professional, well experienced, honest, knowledgeable and supportive.”

    Avvo Reviewer

What Sets Bostwick & Peterson, LLP Apart?

  • Over $750 Million Recovered for Our Clients
  • Record-Setting Birth Injury Verdicts & Settlements in Four States
  • We Have Received the Trial Lawyers "Presidential Award of Merit"
  • We Have Been Included in the List of "Best Lawyers in America" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®
  • Attorney James Bostwick Is a Certified Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability
  • We Are Members of the Inner Circle of Advocates, Which Is the Nation’s Top 100 Plaintiff Lawyers