Car accident lawyer Gary R. Johnson brings a unique set of skills when trying these types of cases. Having represented insurance companies in the past, Gary intimately understands how insurance companies work. He now uses this experience to better advocate for those injured in auto accidents.
Gary is a very thorough car accident lawyer. He works for you so your rights are not violated. He will email you copies so you’re not constantly running to his office. He has your best interest at heart – he actually cares about people. Matter of fact, my daughter just retained his services over a car wreck. Don’t let insurance companies take advantage of you!! Hire Gary and he won’t let them.”
– Heidi, Avvo Review
Five Things to Know If You’ve Been in a Car Accident
Car accident lawyer Gary R. Johnson has the experience and know-how to guide you through the challenges after you have been injured in an auto accident.
Here is what to do if you’ve been in a car accident:
1. Call the Police and Take Photos of:
Any damage to the vehicle(s)
The vehicles’ surrounding location
Debris on the road and at the scene
If you are unable to take photos, ask someone else to do it for you.
Your auto insurance will also reimburse you for your lost income if your injuries prevent you from working for at least two weeks. For more information, read our related blog post.
5. Get Paid for Your Pain and Suffering
Set up a claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance company to get paid for your pain and suffering, and mental and emotional distress. The law calls this “non-economic damages.”
Gary only handles car accidents that occur in Bend and Central Oregon so he can personally investigate the accident and meet with his clients. As a savvy car insurance claim attorney, he has tried and won many car accident lawsuits in Central Oregon and knows how much local juries typically award.
The G.R. Johnson Law firm does not charge to talk with prospective clients.
Gary R. Johnson has been named by The National Trial Lawyers to its roster of the Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Oregon. This prestigious honor is bestowed upon only a very select group of lawyers who have shown extraordinary skills, experience, and results in their areas of law.
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