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My son was seriously injured in a head on car collision in Adelaide. Other driver was at fault. The 3rd party insurance company from the other driver has been in touch and form signed. Should we also engage a lawyer?

Lawyer's Assistant: In what state did the injury take place? And do you have medical records or other documentation?

In Adelaide and yes, have a full medical report.

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed? If so, what?

Filed? we have provided to the QBE chappie the medical and sundry docs

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Good afternoon. I would certainly consider at least consulting an attorney experienced in personal injury suits. You want to be a bit careful not to sign off on a big contingent fee only to get a bigger gross judgment, but less net proceeds to you. So, you might want to consult an experienced attorney on an hourly basis to get some basic information. If you have no experience, you're likely not to fully appreciate how much money to which your son is entitled in terms of pain and suffering and permanent disabilities....he may have some permanent deficits for which you are entitled to a lot of compensation even though you may not think of the deficit as material. So, at least a consultation with an experienced attorney would be valuable to you in my opinion.

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