Palm Beach County Personal Injury Lawyer
When someone else’s error or carelessness leaves you ill or injured, you might eligible to recover compensation for your damages. Explore your legal options with help from a lawyer.
Suffering a serious injury in an accident isn’t something that anyone has on his or her to-do list, but the sad fact is that accidents leave people hurt every single day. If this is your situation, the accident is just the start of your troubles.
An injury can be time-consuming, difficult, and, most importantly, expensive. Most people aren’t equipped to handle the aftermath by themselves, and the insurance companies aren’t on your side, as they want to settle quickly and cheaply.
Luckily, a Palm Beach County personal injury lawyer from the Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo can guide you through this difficult process by examining the type of accident you were hurt in and determining the compensation you may be eligible for.
A catastrophic injury can happen in even the most minor of accidents. A seemingly unimportant slip-and-fall can lead to serious complications down the road, leaving you with medical bills, lost work, and pain.
From those small trip-and-falls to the more devastating accidents, your lawyer can help:
- Traffic accidents
- Premises liability
- Product liability
- Medical malpractice
These are just a few examples of some common types of accidents; however, your attorney can help you through any type of accident that results in an injury and lead you through the legal process to recover financial compensation.
What Is My Catastrophic Injury Claim Worth?
To answer this difficult question, you first have to take into account a few different variables such as who was responsible, what injuries you sustained, and any loss of income that resulted from the injury.
Your attorney will take all of the information you provided about the accident and start an investigation to find the facts. Just like the insurance companies, your lawyer will want to know who is at fault so that proper action can be taken.
You should note that if you are partially at fault for the accident, you’ll still be able to seek compensation because Florida observes pure comparative negligence. However, your potential settlement will be reduced according to how negligent you were.
While there isn’t an easy way to determine how much money you may be eligible to receive, a few things that may be included in your claim are listed below:
- Medical bills, both present and future
- Lost wages, income, or earning potential if you’ve had to miss work due to the injury
- Decreased quality of life
- Pain and suffering
- Rehabilitation or physical therapy deemed medically necessary for your recovery
Anything else that may be included in your claim will have to be discussed with your lawyer.
Connect with an Injury Lawyer
An injury sustained in an accident that wasn’t your fault is just the beginning of a long process toward recovering compensation. Don’t trust the insurance companies to provide you with the compensation you deserve. Instead, contact a Palm Beach County personal injury lawyer from the Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo today by completing the form on this page or by giving us a call at 561-659-6366.