Houston Geico Insurance Claims Lawyer
GEICO is one of the biggest brands in the U.S. insurance industry. The agency has access to vast financial and professional resources, including lawyers and other area experts, giving the company an upper hand when negotiating with clients. As a result, filing a claim with GEICO is not always easy. With the right legal guidance and assistance, however, you can save yourself from becoming a victim of insurance intimidation.
The value of any insurance payout will likely increase if you work with our Houston injury attorney team on your GEICO injury claim. While some injuries may require no more than minor treatment, others can potentially require extended periods of hospitalization that will result in high medical bills. Our lawyers have a track record of success in the personal injury and auto accident fields and can help you with cases involving:
- Chest injuries
- Brain injuries
- Neck and back injuries
- Diaphragm raptures
- Leg and knee injuries
- Pelvis/abdominal injuries
- Broken bones
- Seatbelt injuries
- Internal injuries
- Rib and torso injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- And More!
When filing a personal injury lawsuit, your claim will most likely be made against the negligent driver or the insurer (depending on the type of insurer) of a property owner where you sustained an injury. You can also file a settlement claim against your health or auto insurer if an at-fault motorist responsible for an accident that caused you personal injury or property damage is underinsured or uninsured. Our lawyers will consider all available options for obtaining the maximum legal compensation allowed under the law for you and will do all of the heavy lifting for you.
Other GEICO Insurance Claims
GEICO insures more than 16 million vehicles in the United States. Other than personal injury claims, our lawyers can help you negotiate with GEICO for settlements involving:
- Comprehensive physical damage
- Bodily injury liability
- Injury protection/no-fault coverage
- Medical payment cover
- Collision coverage
- Rental car reimbursement
- Hit and run accidents
- Property damage liability
- Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage
- Drunk driving accidents
Should You Sign a Release?
After filing a claim, insurers will likely ask you to sign a release of the person they have insured in exchange for a settlement. Insurers generally have distinct release clauses for property damages that are different from the releases that are used with bodily injury claims. Before you even consider signing, read the release terms carefully because, upon signing, if there is an unpaid lien that you did not know how to account for, the cash for it will mostly come out of your settlement. It is best to have a lawyer review any release or legal document for you before you sign.
Will Filing a Lawsuit Against GEICO Make the Company Increase Their Offer?
In most cases, GEICO will not offer a settlement equal to the actual worth of your claim but will likely increase the offer once your lawyer files a lawsuit. GEICO takes dispositions from clients and injured parties and may request an interrogation of the plaintiff before offering a higher follow-up settlement offer, but this can be a lengthy and costly process for them. With this in mind, the company has been known to make a last-minute offer to injured claimants just before the trial process begins, and this is usually higher than the initial offer.
Regardless of these facts, GEICO will not necessarily shy away from taking claims to trial even when they believe that the jury’s verdict may be significantly higher than what they initially proposed to offer, so it can become a game of chance for many would-be litigators.
What Should You Do When Contacted by GEICO Insurance Adjusters?
After an accident, GEICO insurance adjusters may try to reach you. When such adjusters call you on behalf of the insurance company, you can talk to them, but keep in mind that you are under no obligation to say anything or make any recorded statements to or for them. Most insurance adjusters will try exploiting you, convince you that you don’t require an attorney, and may even promise you what they consider to be a fair compensation amount.
No matter how sweet an adjustor’s promise may sound, it’s best you politely decline their offer and have an expert personal injury lawyer handle your case. A good lawyer will assess all of the many different financial consequences arising from an injury case and file for the compensation that you deserve.
Why Choose Us?
- Our Houston auto accident lawyers are experts at insurance negotiations with large corporate insurers
- We provide a maximum compensation filing guarantee for your injury
- We provide free consultations and case evaluations for all of our clients
- We provide representation on a contingency basis – you only pay us once we win your case
- We provide personalized representation with your best interests in mind
- If you can’t make it to where we are, we will come to your home, office, or hospital bed
Our Attorneys Are Waiting to Help With Your GEICO Car Accident Claim
Having a lawyer who is experienced in GEICO vehicle injury lawsuits on your side can mean all the difference in the claims process and will enhance your chances of winning a higher compensation figure. Our team of lawyers is ready to start you off with a free consultation and will take your case on a contingency basis. Call us today at 713-677-2253 to get started.
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