Personal injury claims address the injuries people sustain in accidents that are caused by the negligence of others. The losses – or legal damages – associated with these personal injury claims are often considerable, and obtaining the compensation to which you are entitled can play a critical role in your ability to fully recover.
If you find yourself in the difficult position of having been injured by someone else’s negligence, reach out for the skilled legal guidance of an experienced Hapeville personal injury attorney today. The legal team of Spaulding Injury Law helps injured clients in the Hapeville area and throughout Georgia, and we can assess your legal rights at no cost to you. Reach out today to learn more about our services.
Every personal injury claim is resolved in accordance with the unique circumstances involved, but most such claims fall into categories such as the following:
Finally, fatal accidents that are based on the at-fault party’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional act can initiate wrongful death claims, which are very similar to personal injury claims.
The crux of your personal injury claim is identifying the physical, financial, and emotional losses you experience as a result of someone else’s negligence and seeking compensation that fairly addresses these losses – or legal damages.
If you’ve been physically injured, you’re going to have medical needs, which generate considerable medical expenses. The more serious your injuries, the more costly and the more likely they are to require ongoing healthcare needs. Common medical expenses include:
Physical injuries often translate to time off the job and resulting lost earnings. This immediate financial setback – especially in the face of mounting medical costs – is difficult enough, but if your career or earning potential also takes a hit, the financial loss will be that much steeper.
The emotional and physical pain you endure in response to being injured by someone else’s negligence can be especially challenging – and can make tackling your personal injury claim head-on seem overwhelming.
A critical task that your dedicated personal injury attorney will take on is identifying every facet of loss you’ve experienced and ensuring that it’s well represented in your well-developed claim.
In order to successfully recover on the losses you experience as a result of someone else’s negligence, you’ll need to bring your strongest claim, which involves establishing each of the following elements:
If you’ve been injured by someone else’s negligence, you will very likely file your claim with the at-fault party’s insurance provider. For example, if you’re injured by a speeding motorist, you’ll file your claim with that driver’s car insurance company. While the insurance company is paid to cover losses like yours, it is also focused on high profit margins, which means it has tactics in place to help it keep settlements like yours as low as possible. Examples of such tactics include:
The insurance company is best left in the capable hands of your focused personal injury attorney.
Working closely with a seasoned personal injury attorney can help in all of the following critical ways:
Being injured by someone else’s negligence is an especially jarring experience that can leave you facing overwhelming losses. The compassionate Hapeville personal injury attorneys at Spaulding Injury Law recognize the challenges you face and have the experience and drive to help. Learn more about what we can do for you and your claim by reaching out and contacting us online or calling us today.
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