Common Misconceptions About Personal Injury Claims

  1. Insurance companies make it a practice to treat people fairly.
  2. If you are fair with the insurance company, it will be fair with you.
  3. Colorado Juries are always fair and always render verdicts that fairly compensate accident victims.
  4. If you are in an accident and the insurance company asks for a recorded statement, you have to give it to them or they will refuse your claim and refuse to settle.
  5. Your medical bills and other expenses will be paid by the insurance company of the negligent driver as they are incurred.
  6. When the insurance company makes their “best” or “highest” offer, they will never go higher.
  7. Lawyers that advertise heavily on T.V. and in the yellow pages have greater skills or resources than firms that do not.
  8. All lawyers that advertise heavily will actually go to court and try your case if they agree to handle your case.
  9. Law firms who advertise heavily are necessarily trial lawyers.
  10. All lawyers who advertise that they handle personal injury cases have the same skills, abilities, tools and experience to handle your case.
  11. The Colorado jury system is a lottery.
  12. It is possible to determine the extent and severity of injuries by examining the amount of damage to the vehicle.
  13. If a person does not feel immediate pain at the scene of a collision, they are uninjured.
  14. Injuries are always “caught”, diagnosed and treated in the emergency room.

D.J. Banovitz’ career has always concentrated on trial practice and he has litigated hundreds of cases. His passion and sole career focus has been to seek justice for people suffering from personal injuries as the result of someone else’s negligence. The hallmark of the Law Office of D.J. Banovitz, is the total commitment to professionalism, quality, and personalized care of your injury case. D.J. has dedicated his professional life to helping those most in need and is a proud and active member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. His experience includes volunteering for Colorado Rural Legal Services in Montrose, the Colorado Aids Project, consumer law, family law, criminal defense, and Alternative Defense Counsel for juveniles in Denver.