FAQs

I was involved in a car accident. Should I see a doctor?
Yes. If you have been injured in a car accident you should see a doctor immediately.

What if the insurance company offers me quick cash?
Before accepting or signing anything from an insurance company, you should be aware of your legal rights. Accepting quick cash may mean you are giving up your right to sue later. Consult an attorney before you negotiate a settlement with the insurance company.

What if I cannot afford medical treatment?
While we do not direct the medical treatment of our clients, we will use our resources to help you obtain the medical treatment you need.

How do I know if I have a good case?
If you have been injured as a result of a negligent person, you need to talk to the experienced, qualified and competent attorneys of Whitener Law Firm, P.A. We will investigate your claim to determine if your claim has merit.

How long do I have to file a lawsuit?
There are different deadlines to file a lawsuit which vary in each state. To learn more about the deadlines to file lawsuits, contact the experienced attorneys at Whitener Law Firm, P.A.

Will I have to go to court?
In most cases, settlement can be negotiated without filing a lawsuit or going to court.

What if the other driver doesn’t have insurance?
Even if the other driver doesn’t have insurance you still may be covered. The attorneys at Whitener Law Firm, P.A. can review your automobile insurance policy to determine if you have uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage or other coverages, which may take care of you if you are involved in a car accident with someone who doesn’t have insurance.

Is there a fee for my initial consultation?
No. The first consultation is free. We will evaluate your claim and will represent you on a contingent fee basis. In other words, we do not get paid unless we recover on your behalf.