Being involved in an accident can be a traumatic experience, especially if you’ve suffered serious injuries. Many people are so focused on making sure they’re healthy and spending their time dealing with the emotional aspect of the accident that they don’t even consider talking to a lawyer.
Being injured as a result of someone else’s negligence or carelessness is always very upsetting.It’s understandable if your first thought isn’t to hire a lawyer. However, once you’ve processed the situation emotionally and are feeling better physically, it’s wise to contact a personal injury lawyer to discuss your options.
Premises liability claims are often filed as a result of an injury that is sustained due to a property owner’s carelessness or negligence. These types of cases can be initiated in response to a slip and fall, an animal attack, a dangerous construction site, a fire, a swimming pool accident, inadequate security, and more.
Many people involved in car accidents don’t even consider hiring a lawyer, even when they suffer serious injuries. Whether you’re worried about cost, or you just don’t feel like you have the energy to navigate the legal system, it’s understandable that you may want to try to handle it on your own.
Video Transcript:If you’ve been involved in a worker’s comp accident and you’ve been given a rating you might be wondering, “what’s next?” Typically how this works is as follows: once you’ve reached what we call maximum medical improvement your doctor will actually assign you a rating.