Sometimes, accidents are unavoidable. This is simply part of life. But in other cases, accidents are preventable and occur because one or more parties failed to take the necessary care to avoid causing one or allowing one to happen. For example, a driver who text messages while driving is far more likely to cause an accident than a driver whose eyes are on the road. In this situation, the text messaging driver is negligent and may be liable for any damages suffered by victims of the accident he or she causes. In a nutshell, this is how personal injury law works. Individuals who are injured in accidents caused by other parties’ negligence can seek compensation for their damages through personal injury claims. If an individual is killed in an accident caused by another party’s negligence, whether he or she dies at the scene or dies later from injuries sustained in the accident, the victim’s loved ones may file a wrongful death claim to seek compensation for the damages related to the death.
Our firm handles the following types of accident cases:
There are many different types of injury an accident victim can suffer. A few examples include:
In some cases, these injuries require extensive medical care, such as surgery or skin grafts. In other cases, they leave the victim permanently disabled. In the moments immediately following an accident, call 911 if you or anybody else involved are in need of emergency medical care. Prompt medical attention can mean the difference between an easy or difficult recovery or even the difference between life and death.
Take as many photos as you feel are necessary to communicate what happened and how it happened. These will be important pieces of evidence to support your personal injury claim.
Other evidence to include in your personal injury claim include:
Through a personal injury claim, you can seek compensation for any damages directly related to the accident, such as your medical expenses, lost wages and other missed compensation, and intangible expenses like your need for a mobility aid or psychological counseling.
An accident can leave you suffering from a serious, potentially life-changing injury. If you are facing steep expenses because of your injury, consider seeking compensation for these expenses through a personal injury claim. Contact our team of experienced personal injury lawyers at Arami Law today to schedule your free consultation with us.
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