Quality Legal Counsel for Car Accident Victims in Westport
While a car accident can occur in a matter of only seconds, its physical, emotional and financial impact can last a lifetime.
Richard H. Raphael provides experienced legal representation for clients who have been involved in a rear end collision, vehicle rollover or other auto accident in Westport, Connecticut or its surrounding areas, such as Stamford, or Norwalk. With over 30 years of legal experience, attorney Raphael understands the impact that serious injuries can have on his clients. He has helped numerous people injured in car wrecks secure full and fair compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
Too often, people do not realize the various issues involved in a vehicle collision:
- Fault - who is responsible?
- Insurance policy coverage and exclusions
- Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage
- Physical, emotional and psychological injuries
- Lost wages, job loss or loss of earning potential
- Ongoing costs of medical care
An experienced, effective lawyer will ensure that you understand your rights and protections under the law. For example, car accident victims suffering from permanent injuries, such as a spinal cord injury or brain injury, may be entitled to compensation for future medical expenses. Mr. Raphael will work with medical professionals and life care planners to help determine your expected needs.
Through his diligent case preparation, Mr. Raphael will aggressively present your claim to insurance company representatives — detailing the full extent of your car accident injuries and future needs. He will attempt to resolve your case through negotiation, however if your case requires litigation he will aggressively advocate for you in court.
In addition to car accident cases, Richard H. Raphael represents clients in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits arising from:
- Commercial trucking accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Pedestrian or bicycle accidents
- SUV rollovers
- Fatal crashes
If you have a question about a legal matter involving a car accident, please call the law office of Richard H. Raphael at (203) 349-8628 or email. As a solo practitioner, Mr. Raphael is flexible in working around his clients' scheduling needs. He is available to meet with clients in the evening and on weekends, if necessary.