Accidents happen sometimes, and when they do people become injured. Not all accidents, of course, can be predicted or happen as the result of direct intentions. However, sometimes accidents are the result of one party’s negligence. When this is the case, an injured individual is allowed to seek compensation through personal injury law, which covers situations where negligence leads to injury. It’s important to note that these negligent parties come in a wide variety of forms. They can, of course, be individuals, but they can also be businesses, municipalities and other entities. In order to pursue a case of this nature, it will be necessary to retain the services of a personal injury attorney, like the highly qualified ones that are on the team at Heavens Law.
What Kinds of Accidents Lead to Personal Injury?
Personal injury can result from virtually any kind of accident that you can think of. However, there are certain common accidents that most frequently lead to injury, for example:
- Slip and falls
- Car crashes
- Boating accidents
- Defective products
- Workplace incidents
- Dog bites and other animal attacks
- And much more
Regardless of the accident, the personal injuries that a victim suffers can be quite severe. When these injuries are suffered due to the negligence of another party, then a victim has a right to hold that party accountable. For example, if you are driving and hit by another motorist who is driving recklessly and suffer broken bones, whiplash, lacerations or other injuries as a result, then you can pursue compensation by retaining the services of a personal injury attorney.
What To Do If You’ve Suffered Personal Injury
If you’ve suffered personal injury due to an accident or through someone’s negligence, then it’s important that you retain evidence. In addition, you will also want to avoid making statements about the accident or signing any documents that are produced before speaking with a personal injury attorney. Often, to avoid the costs of a lawsuit or rising insurance premiums, and individuals and business entities will attempt to get you to sign your rights away. Don’t allow them to do this!
After suffering personal injury, you will inevitably come into contact with insurance companies. It’s important to remember that these insurers are firmly interested in preserving their bottom lines. Because of this, they will do whatever is necessary to avoid paying out the least amount possible on a claim. For this reason, it’s almost always advisable to retain the services of a qualified personal injury attorney to help even the playing field. Insurance companies hire lawyers to represent their interests; why shouldn’t you hire a lawyer to represent your own?
What Is the Goal of a Personal Injury Case?
There will be a multitude of costs associated with recovering from the injuries that you’ve suffered. In addition to medical bills, you may also have to pay for rehabilitation. Further, in extreme circumstances you may be prevented from returning to work. A personal injury case is designed to hold all responsible parties accountable and to secure all compensation that’s necessary to treat your injuries and to replace wages that you may have lost.
How to Contact the Personal Injury Attorneys at Heavens Law
As mentioned, we have an exceptional team of personal injury attorneys who are waiting to assist you. All you need to do is contact us at 1-800-HEAV-LAW. One of our personal injury attorneys will give you a free consultation in which you can explain the facts of the accident that caused your personal injury. After this, the attorney will review the options that are available for proceeding, and can assist you with conducting a full investigation to identify all culpable parties. Let Heavens Law help you get the compensation and damages for your injuries that you deserve!