If you are involved in an accident and sustain injuries, it can be challenging to know what to do next. While it might seem logical to negotiate directly with those who have wronged you and seek compensation for your injury, this is not always the case. Depending on the circumstances of your claim, it may be beneficial to hire a lawyer and have them negotiate on your behalf. If you’re interested in learning more about whether or not your lawyer can negotiate medical bills after a settlement, read on for more information.
Can My Lawyer Negotiate Medical Bills After a Settlement?
Yes, attorneys can negotiate medical bills after a settlement. They can negotiate your medical bills accrued due to your accident for payment. This can include:
- ambulance fees
- medical bills from the emergency room
- and any follow-up appointments with a doctor you need after your accident.
These negotiations are based on the damages your lawyer can get you in your settlement and your personal injury lawyer’s relationships with medical providers. We work hard at Wilson, Reeder, and Zudar to build solid relationships with medical providers so you can get the most out of your settlement money. Whether you need a medical clinic that will see you before you get your settlement or you need your bills negotiated, we can help. We can negotiate your medical bills for injuries from:
- Car Accidents
- Truck Accidents
- Personal Injury
- Child Injury
- Slips and Falls
- Nursing Home Abuse
- and more
When Can a Lawyer Negotiate Medical Bills After a Settlement?
We have specific medical providers that can see you without pay until you get your settlement. Additionally, once a settlement is reached, we can negotiate with the collectors and do our best to lower your monetary responsibility.
Why Should I Hire a Lawyer to Negotiate My Medical Bills?
When it comes to negotiating your medical bills, hiring a lawyer is a great idea. This is because they will know exactly how to approach this situation, and they will also be able to provide you with representation while they do so. In addition, a lawyer can approach these negotiations knowing exactly how much money you have to pay your bills and how much you will receive in your settlement. This makes it much easier for them when negotiating medical bills after payment.
Advantages of Negotiating Bills
There are several advantages to having a lawyer negotiate medical bills after settlement. The first advantage is that you will likely receive a lower overall payment than if you negotiated the bills. You will likely also be able to arrange more payments than you would if you were to negotiate the bills yourself. If you are dealing with a hospital, for example, you may be able to negotiate a smaller payment and have it paid over a more extended period. There are other advantages to hiring a lawyer to negotiate your medical bills. You won’t have to deal with the stress of negotiating the bills, and you’ll have one less thing to take care of.
Contact Us Today for Help with Medical Bills
When you are injured, and it is not your fault, it can be challenging to know what to do next. In many cases, the best course of action is to hire an injury lawyer and have them negotiate on your behalf. This is because a lawyer will know what information and documents they need and be able to speak on your behalf. Contact us today to get started.