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PERSONAL INJURY / WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIMS

If you have been injured or if a loved one's life has been taken as a result of another person's negligence or carelessness, you may have a personal injury or wrongful death claim. Hiring an attorney to assist you can insure that you get the compensation that you deserve and that you are entitled to receive.

WHAT IS A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM?

You have a personal injury claim if you have sustained bodily injury, loss of wages, loss of enjoyment of life, incurred medical expenses, or suffered other similar damages as a result of another person's negligence. The most common personal injury claim arises from a motor vehicle accident. However, it is important to understand that being injured in a motor vehicle accident is only one type of personal injury claim. There are numerous other personal injury claims such as medical malpractice claims, slip and fall claims, construction accident claims, and workplace injury claims. Regardless of what type of personal injury claim you have, you need an experienced personal injury attorney to assist you. Wilde Law Offices, Prof. LLC has the experience to ensure you will receive the greatest amount of compensation possible for your injuries.

WHY HIRE A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY?

1) Even the Playing Field.

If you are injured in an accident, you will be contacted almost immediately by the negligent party's insurance company. Insurance companies have extensive experience in handling personal injury claims. In fact, it is all the insurance company representative assigned to your case does. You, on the other hand, probably don't have years of experience with personal injury claims like the insurance company representative does. As a result, you need an experienced personal injury attorney to even the playing field to ensure you receive fair compensation for your injuries.

2) Maximize Damages.

There are numerous factors that must be considered in determining the amount of compensation the insurance company should pay as a result of their client's negligence. Foremost is the cost of medical expenses incurred due to receiving medical treatment. How your state applies the collateral source rule, however, will determine the amount of the medical expenses for which you are entitled to receive for compensation. Another significant factor that must be considered in determining the amount you should be compensated is the wages you lost as a result of being unable to work due to the other party's negligence. An attorney can assist you in calculating these damages and ensuring that any wages paid from your personal leave or other benefits are properly accounted for.

In addition to medical costs and lost wages, you may also be entitled to recover general damages. General damages are damages for the pain, suffering, and mental anguish you endured as well as the loss of enjoyment of life or permanent disfigurement.

An experienced personal injury attorney will ensure that all of your damages, both past and future are considered in obtaining just and fair compensation for your claim.

3) Follow State Guidelines.

Understanding damages and compensation are only a part of bringing a personal injury claim. A knowledgeable personal injury attorney will help you navigate such issues, including the availability of medical pay in any of the insurance policies, whether there is uninsured or underinsured coverage available, whether your state allows policies that have Personal Injury Protection (PIP) or No-Fault Coverage and, if so, what thresholds your state may require you to overcome in order to bring a claim, whether any insurance companies or other entities have subrogation rights, etc.

4) Decrease your Accident Related Expenses.

Evaluating these factors to determine the amount for which you can be compensated is only part of what an experienced personal injury attorney can do for you. Even before the amount you will be compensated for your injuries is determined, an experienced personal injury attorney can help reduce accident-related expenses. For example, a medical provider may place a lien on the amount you will eventually receive to compensate you for your injuries, or a health insurance company, Medicare, or Medicaid may have the right to be subrogated from your settlement or judgment proceeds in order to reimburse them for the costs they paid toward your medical treatment. An experienced personal injury attorney will be able to negotiate on your behalf to ensure as much of the settlement or judgment proceeds stay in pocket as possible.

From obtaining the greatest amount of compensation for your damages as possible to negotiating a reduction of your accident-related expenses, an experienced personal injury attorney can protect your rights better than if you had resolved the claim on your own.

CASE EVALUATION

If you think you may have a personal injury claim or if you have questions regarding damages from a previous claim call Wilde Law Offices, Prof. LLC today. We will take the time to answer your questions and evaluate your case in a free no obligation telephone consultation Our goal is to help you obtain the greatest amount of compensation possible for the injuries and damages you sustained.

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