A personal injury accident can range from car crashes to slip-and-falls to work accidents, but one thing unites them: they can all have a devastating impact on the victim. When you are injured due to the negligent or reckless actions of another party, you may suffer serious physical, emotional, and financial damages. But there is hope for recovery as Michigan law permits personal injury victims to seek compensation for their losses in order to not suffer the consequences and be able to recover and move on with life.
Hesitations and Complications of Personal Injury Claims
While personal injuries often result in devastating losses, they can be caused by the actions of any party. Unfortunately, the identity of this party may give victims pause in pursuing compensation for the losses suffered. For instance, if the accident was caused by a major corporation, a victim may be in fear of facing an intimidating legal team. But victims must remember that without compensation, he or she will face debilitating injuries and other losses alone and without necessary financial help. With skilled legal representation on your side, you increase your chances of holding negligent parties accountable for their actions.
Additionally, many at-fault parties have violated the rights of others and broken the law. As such, justice should be sought, not just to hold the party responsible, but to prevent further incidents from harming others. Each type of injury accident has a statute of limitations, a time limit in which the claim must be filed. If a victim hesitates for too long, he or she may lose their opportunity to seek compensation.
The True Cost of a Personal Injury
When injured in an accident, there are three main possible consequences that a victim may suffer: physical impairment, emotional trauma, and financial damage. All personal injury cases result from an accident hurting a victim in some manner, with many causing long term injuries and disabilities. Being injured in such a manner and being unable to work or have the same abilities that were once possible before the accident can take a heavy mental and emotional toll on a victim and loved ones. The medical costs of emergency care, hospitalization, and rehabilitation combined with the inability to work can result in serious costs as well as being unable to pay such costs on your own and any other day-to-day costs.
Financial compensation can be sought for all of these damages in order to pay for past losses, future costs, and the pain and suffering that have been felt by the victim. Through qualified legal representation, a victim will be able to prove how he or she has been impacted by the accident. Medical bills, injury diagnosis, eye witness testimony, expert testimony, and further verification of how the victim has suffered will prove that the accident was caused by the at-fault party and that the compensation being sought is legitimate and necessary.
Effective Legal Representation
At Lipton Law, our Burton personal injury attorneys understand the serious nature of the injuries suffered in an accident as well as the emotional damage and financial complications that occur. With skilled legal representation, you can find the compensation you need to move on from your losses in order to resume your life free of the burden of personal injury. For more information on how our experienced legal team can help you, call us today at (248) 557-1688.