Accidents can result in serious personal injuries like spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, amputations and broken bones. These injuries can be devastating. Recovering from these injuries can involve expensive physical therapy and rehabilitation, which can place your family in a difficult financial situation. A personal injury lawsuit can help pay for the costs associated with an accident. If you were seriously injured in an accident that was not your fault, speaking to a personal injury can help you understand your legal options. However, you may be wondering when it’s necessary to hire a personal injury lawyer.
3 Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer
1. Did You Sustain a Seriously Injury or Permanently Disability?
A personal injury case for an individual who sustained a traumatic injury or permanent disability will likely be more complex as there are issues that are not as common in other cases. Future damages due to your injury must be factored into your case to ensure you receive a fair settlement. Depending on your age, disability and several other factors, these damages could amount to millions of dollars throughout your lifetime.
2. Is Liability For the Accident Disputable or Disputed?
To have a strong personal injury case, you must be able to prove that the other party caused your injuries due to negligence. The other party could choose to dispute liability. If this happens, contact a personal injury lawyer immediately.
Additionally, the other party’s insurance company may accept liability but claim that you contributed to the cause of the accident. An attorney can help you gather evidence and support your claim if this happens.
3. Were Multiple Parties Involved in the Accident?
Personal injury cases that involve multiple parties are generally more complicated. If your accident involved more than one other party, you can benefit from hiring a personal injury attorney. Injury attorneys have the experience to handle issues and complications that arise in cases with multiple defendants or plaintiffs.
Important Note About Hiring a Lawyer
The at-fault party’s insurance company is not on your side and it has a team and resources that can help protect it from liability. The insurance company lawyers, claims adjusters and investigators are working to protect the company’s bottom line. If they can pay you less than what you are owed, they likely will.
That’s why you need an experienced personal injury attorney on your side. An attorney will help you fight for the compensation you deserve.
If you or a loved one has sustained serious injuries in a vehicle accident, Stanley A. Davis will treat you and your family with the utmost compassion. We will work for you, helping you obtain damages that can help pay for treatment, lost income and pain and suffering.
Our Nashville injury attorney began practicing law to help his brothers and sisters in the Volunteer State, and he can answer any questions you have. Contact us today by calling (615) 845-6141.
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Davis’ Words of Wisdom: It is estimated that between 12,000 and 20,000 new cases of spinal cord injuries occur annually.