With more than 840,000 residents, Macomb County is one of the most populous counties in all of Michigan. Every day, residents suffer a wide variety of personal injury accidents that leave them in serious danger and suffering long term injuries. At Lipton Law, our Macomb County personal injury lawyers are dedicated to protecting the rights of all injury victims and getting them the compensation they need in order to recover. By better understanding your losses and rights in a personal injury accident, you will be able to be prepared should you ever be involved in such an accident and take immediate action to recover from your losses.
The Impact of a Personal Injury Accident
Personal injury accidents commonly include car crashes, on-the-job accidents, slip and falls, dog attacks, defective product accidents, and any other injury-causing incident that is due to the negligent actions of another party. The injuries that result are as varied as the type of accidents that are included in the category, but many of them have long-lasting repercussions for the victim. Victims will suffer physical losses, such as broken bones, brain trauma, and disabilities, financial losses, due to the cost of medical care and being unable to work while injured, and emotional losses, which is the pain and suffering from the injury and its psychological impact. All of these can leave a victim in serious trouble and harm his or her family and dependants.
Holding At-Fault Parties Responsible
A personal injury lawsuit aims to prove fault on behalf of the parties responsible for causing the accident; however, at-fault parties will seek to avoid being held responsible and paying the fair amount of compensation. An experienced personal injury attorney can craft a successful personal injury case by gathering evidence of the action, using eye witness and expert testimonies, using video and photos of the accident and its aftermath, and other evidence that will illustrate the nature of the accident and the role of the at-fault party. Additionally, the legal representation will seek to prove that the compensation being sought is fair and needed.
Recovering from Your Losses
Through a successful personal injury lawsuit, the victim will be able to find compensation from the at-fault party and his or her insurance policy. This compensation will cover all past, current, and future losses that have resulted directly from the incident. Losses commonly covered by compensation include:
- Hospital care;
- Rehabilitative services;
- Lost wages from being unable to work;
- Pain and suffering;
- Emotional distress; and
Compensation will help a victim clear the financial debt that arises from being injured. Further, the compensation will provide him or her with continued medical care to complete recovery from injuries or cope with permanent disabilities.
Needed Representation for Your Personal Injury Needs
At Lipton Law, we understand the unique impact that each type of personal injury accident has on the lives of victims and what is needed to recover from such losses. Our Macomb County personal injury attorneys have gained the skills and resources each client needs for a successful search for compensation through our years of experience in Michigan law. To learn more about how legal action may be able to help you recover from the losses sustained in an accident caused by another party, call our offices at (248) 557-1688.