Accidents are an inevitable part of life. However, when someone is seriously injured by the negligent actions of someone else, the victim has the right to pursue compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses under the law. A qualified personal injury lawyer can help.
When you or a family member suffers personal injury in an accident, life can become very difficult. Physical injuries affect your ability to work, take care of your family, and pay your bills. To make matters worse, dealing with insurance companies and the legal system on your own can be overwhelming.
Although many personal injury cases only involve minor injuries, you may still be entitled to substantial monetary damages. Medical expenses, including hospital expenses, medications and personal therapy can be recovered no matter how small they are. In addition, in cases of extreme negligence, punitive damages can be recovered to ensure that the conduct is not repeated in the future.
If you are suffering mental, physical or emotional pain due to the negligence or actions of someone else, it is important to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney right away so they can protect your legal rights. Personal injury attorneys gather the important facts related to your claim that are needed to hold the responsible party legally accountable. The attorney will also be aware of critical deadlines by which you must take action in order to preserve your rights to compensation.
Finally, personal injury attorneys are skilled in negotiating with opposing counsel, making arguments in trial, and generally representing your interests throughout the legal process. Don’t take chances dealing with impossible insurance companies by yourself. They have lawyers working for them, you need your own lawyer. It can be tough to set a dollar amount on injuries you suffer in an accident. There are so many things to consider: doctor’s bills, time lost from work, medical costs for ongoing injuries, pain and suffering, and so on. Insurance companies consider all of these factors when deciding how much to offer — and ultimately pay — for a personal injury claim.
If you or a family member has been the victim of an accident or suffered an injury because of someone else’s action or inaction, please call or email me today. I will take care of your legal issues so you can take care of your health and your family.