An accident can leave you injured. When an accident results from another party’s negligence and leaves you saddled with high medical bills, lost wages, and more expenses, you have the right to pursue monetary compensation for these damages through a personal injury claim.
When you are injured in an accident, your first order of business should be to seek medical attention. In fact, do this even if you do not feel you were injured in your accident. Some types of injury, like traumatic brain injuries, have few or no physical symptoms when they are first inflicted. These injuries can become severe if they are left untreated.
Our team works with clients who are facing:
Additionally, we work with fatal accident victims’ loved ones to help them pursue wrongful death claims.
With most types of personal injury case, the victim must demonstrate that the accident occurred due to another party’s negligence in order to recover compensation. Two notable exceptions are dog bites and product liability cases. Negligence means that the at-fault individual or group somehow breached its duty of care to prevent accidents. In a car accident, this could mean a driver failed to yield properly. In a slip and fall case, it could mean a homeowner failed to fix a broken handrail.
When you need to demonstrate another party’s negligence, you can do so with evidence that retells the story of the accident, how it happened, and what resulted from it. Evidence you can use to support a personal injury claim includes:
Through your personal injury claim, you can seek compensation for the following:
You can recover compensation not just for the damages you are facing right now, but for the losses you will face in the future because of your injury. This can mean wages you cannot earn because your career was cut short or the complications related to a permanent disability.
If you suffered an injury because of another party’s negligence, you have the right to pursue monetary compensation for your related damages through a personal injury claim. Do not wait to start working on your claim with an experienced personal injury attorney. Get started with our team at Holland & Holland today by scheduling your legal consultation in our office.
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