I am very sorry to hear about your incident and glad you are feeling better. It is always very important not give a recorded statement to the other parties insurance company. They are trying to lock you into a statement before you have the advice of an attorney. Personal injury attorneys are typically paid on a contingency basis, therefore, it doesn't cost you anything unless they make a recovery on your behalf. Because you were taken by ambulance to the hospital and have followed up with other physicians, you may have outstanding medical bills. Additionally, you do have some residual symptoms with your arm and may have nerve damage. For these reasons, you may want to protect your intersts and retain a personal injury attorney in your area on a contingency basis that will not charge you for fees or costs unless they recover.
You have what we call in personal injury, a great case. Do not talk to the insurance company, and call me immediately for a free consultation at 800-816-1529. Use extension 1.
Go to my website at www.thepersonalinjury.com if you like to read about pedestrian accidents.
You say that you do now have serious injuries and that there are no broken bones. That may be true, but call me to discuss what you may be entitled to here.
Remember only a fool has himself for a client. You do not want to handle this case on your own.
You should definitely contact an attorney in your area and see about enforcing your rights to damages - you were hurt by the SUV and they should pay you some money for your pain and suffering, etc. Don't use a huge personal injury lawyer w/ TV ads everywhere - use a reputable lawyer who has been given to you by a trusted friend. Watch out for rip off personal injury lawyers!
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