Auto adjusters are, by and large, a bunch of narrow minded, penny pinching, negative people who believe that the insurance company money you are seeking is “their” money.
Almost no one can get as much money from the insurance adjusters as a well-experienced attorney. The adjuster would love to deal directly with you and not with your lawyer. Adjusters handle hundreds of cases a year. You are handling your first or possibly second. So that makes you a pro? I don't think so.
Automobile accident cases should be handled by an attorney from the beginning, as quickly after your actual accident as possible. There are many reasons for this statement. See the question below.