This answer might surprise you: Yes.
However, you should ask yourself if you feel comfortable doing so.
Hiring an attorney to help you with a personal injury matter will be the best decision you make. They more than pay for themselves with knowledge and experience that will give you appropriate compensation. The fact that you are reading this means you care about how this case is handled. Do not let this decision haunt you. Hire an attorney today.
Are you comfortable accepting the amount they offer?
Are you comfortable that your medical bills have been completely taken care of?
Are you comfortable that your injuries have healed?
Are you comfortable signing releases that give strangers full access to your medical records?
Are you comfortable filing a law suit if there is not agreement?