This is one video in a series created by Brent Adams, a North Carolina personal injury and medical malpractice trial lawyer, to help explain an individual might settle a claim without a lawyer. There are many cases that are easier for individuals to handle on their own. Although it is always wise to hire a lawyer; you could receive more compensation with a lawyer’s help--even after attorney fees. For more than 35 years, Brent Adams has practiced law and understands the essential times when an accident victim needs legal counsel to support their injury claim. Sometimes it may be better for victims to represent themselves, or elect pro se in court terms. Here Brent Adams explains how victims can move forward with an injury claim by themselves.