Negotiating With Insurance Companies


After a serious auto accident, many drivers naturally turn to their insurance companies for help in managing the costs of medical treatments, vehicule damage and other expenses associated with these incidents. Did you know that enlisting the help of a legal firm that specializes in personal injury and auto accident cases can level the playing field when negotiating directly with insurers?

The attorneys at Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers can represent you proactively in negotiating a fair and equitable settlement with insurance adjusters in Galveston, League City, Greater Houston area and throughout Texas.

The Insurance Adjuster Is Not Your Friend

One of the most common misconceptions among consumers is that their insurance company is on their side when settling an auto accident claim. In fact, the insurance company is not representing your best interests when taking steps to settle your claim.

Insurance firms are profit-driven entities. Their first priority is to limit the amount paid out on claims from their policyholders. In nearly all cases, the insurance company is motivated to make the lowest settlement offer possible for its customers’ claims.

Our attorneys will work on your behalf to manage the entire claims process more quickly and to achieve the highest possible settlement for your case, whether through negotiations with the insurance company or through trial.

Do Not Take the First Offer From the Insurance Company

The insurance adjuster may make a settlement offer within days or weeks of your accident. While the idea of quick cash in hand may be tempting, a low initial offer can allow insurers to limit their financial liability in your case. It can also prevent you from discovering added information about medical expenses that could significantly affect the real costs of your accident.

At Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers, we can help you avoid the trap of the lowball first offer and provide you with expert guidance on the real value of your personal injury claim.

The Right Representation Matters

Insurance companies maintain a team of attorneys that provides legal support for claims adjusting or court proceedings. Retaining the services of an experienced legal team to represent you can help you even the odds in negotiations regarding a fair settlement for your claims. Our car accident attorneys are experienced in all aspects of the claims negotiation process and can provide you with the best representation possible when dealing with insurance adjusters and settlement offers.

Working with a team of professional attorneys can provide you with the expert guidance and negotiating skills needed to achieve the highest possible settlement for your claim. Our team is well-versed in all aspects of personal injury law and can help you determine the right course of action when dealing with insurance companies. If a reasonable settlement agreement cannot be reached, we will take your case to court to make sure you receive the compensation to which you are legally entitled.

We’re on your side. Contact us at (281) 645-5000 or email our team to schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys.

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FELA/Worker Injury

A 15-year machinist for Union Pacific Railroad was injured when a locomotive coupled into his blue flagged locomotive in the diesel shop at Union Pacific’s Houston facility. Although the machinist failed to engage the shop derails and acknowledge the track alarm, the contention was that Union Pacific employee took one minute and forty-four second water break during a walk around prior to the coupling.

During this water break, the machinist blue flagged his locomotive and began working. Burwell Nebout filed suit against Union Pacific Railroad in Harris County. After a two-week trial in the 157th District Court in Harris County, the jury awarded the machinist $566,105. The jury determined that Union Pacific Railroad violated the federal regulation that absolutely prohibits coupling into a blue flagged locomotive.