Insurance companies don't want you to know what your personal injury claim is worth. And many lawyers want you to believe you can't handle a claim without their help. Neither is true. Armed with the right information, you can handle a claim -- and can save hundreds or thousands of dollars in the process. How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim shows you how to handle almost every accident situation, and guides you through the insurance-claim process step-by-step. Learn how to: *protect your rights after an accident *evaluate what your claim is worth *handle a property-damage claim *deal with uncooperative lawyers, insurance companies and doctors *avoid insurance company run-arounds *obtain a full and fair settlement *save for yourself what you would have paid an attorney *stay on top of your case if you decide to hire an attorney This updated edition of How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim contains new and expanded information on motorcycle and bicycle accidents, and accidents involving cell phones while driving. You'll also find examples of accident and injury situations, sample letters to begin, press and close your claim, and checklists and worksheets to guide you through the process.