Personal injuries can happen in an instant. One second, you may be driving
down the road in your car and the next, you’re struck by a large
truck. You could have been a pedestrian crossing the street when a car
sped through a stop light. Whatever the reason is for your personal injury,
when your painful injury isn’t your fault, you are in a position
to make a claim for compensation.
Injuries can be life-changing events, especially if you’re suffering
from a head injury, back injury or severe burns or lacerations. You may
have to go through several surgeries for reconstruction or to help reduce
pressure on your brain, or you could have years of rehabilitation related
to shattered bones or a head injury.
Your life has been put on hold because someone else was negligent, distracted
or made otherwise bad choices. You shouldn’t have to front the cost
on top of the consequences, because you’re already looking at weeks,
months or years of changes in your own life. You’re in a position
to make a claim against the other party for compensation, so you can get
your medical bills, wages and other financial losses back.
You’re not the only person affected by your injury, and it’s
possible your family can make a claim as well, which is something you
may want to speak about with your attorney. Our website has more information
about personal injuries and your rights; you don’t need to let the
person at fault get away without paying for the pain and suffering you’ve
been put through.