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Scott D. Brown
John P. Lander
Kim R. Snitker
Travis M. Armbrust
Kaitlyn J. Ausborn
 
Brown, Kinsey,
Funkhouser & Lander, P.L.C.

214 North Adams,
Mason City, Iowa 50401
Phone: (641) 423-6223
Fax: (641) 423-9995
AUTO / CAR ACCIDENTS - Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I be compensated even if the accident was my fault?

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Who can I sue for compensation for my injuries?

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How much compensation can I get?

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Will I have to go to court?

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Where will the money to pay for my injuries come from?

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When will I get my money?

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What do I do if I can’t afford a lawyer?

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Do I have to go to the doctor?

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How soon must I file my claim?

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What if the responsible driver or his or her insurance company offers me a check?

"Contact an Iowa auto / car accident lawyer representing clients in Algona, Iowa today to schedule your free initial consultation."
 
QUESTION

When will I get my money?

 

ANSWER

If you accept a check from the responsible driver or his or her insurance company, you may be barred from getting any additional compensation from the driver or the insurer. You shouldn’t accept a check or sign a release until you have spoken with a personal injury lawyer. Generally, your personal injury lawyer will advise you to wait until you have finished the treatment for your injury and have been released by your doctor, so that you know that you have enough compensation for all of your medical expenses. An insurance representative may encourage you to settle your case for the lowest amount of compensation possible and not to speak with a personal injury lawyer. You should consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer before accepting any payment, signing any release, or settling your claim so that you can make sure that you are receiving fair and full compensation.

 

Please review the content on this site for more detailed information that applies to state laws and individual situations. It is important to review your questions with an experienced personal injury attorney to ensure you are receiving all of the rights and benefits that you are entitled.

 
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