Victims of car accidents often have many questions after a stressful and startling event. This is normal. Accidents are unpredictable and overwhelming by their very nature. An accident in a car can quickly turn your life upside-down. One of the most common questions that victims ask after an accident is “Should my personal injury claim be pursued?”
A personal injury lawsuit can often be a good way to get the compensation you deserve after an accident. Here are some factors to consider when deciding whether you want to pursue a personal injury claim.
- Fault: Fault will play an important role in determining whether or not compensation is available after a car accident. If the other driver caused the accident, they will likely be held responsible for the damages. It may be worth pursuing a personal injury case. These cases may make it less likely that you can recover. It is important to consult with an attorney who understands and can interpret the law in your specific circumstances and jurisdiction.
- Severity Of Injury: There are many legal issues that can be complex. You may decide not to pursue a personal injury case if you have only suffered minor injuries, such as bruising, bruises, or strains. That’s understandable. However, if you have suffered severe and permanent injuries that will require ongoing medical treatment, you may want to file a personal injury case to get the compensation you are entitled to.
- Damages: Personal injury claims are not an exception to the rule. These claims may include damages to property, payment for medical bills, reimbursement for lost wages, anticipated future earnings, damages due to pain and suffering, as well as compensation for other issues.
These are just a few of the many factors you should consider when considering whether or not a personal injury case might be the best option after a car accident. A team of personal injury attorneys can help you with your specific circumstances. This is one of the most important steps. Jenkins Law is here to assist you.
This post was written by Kelly-Ann Jenkins of Jenkins Law P.L. Kelly-Ann is an auto accident attorney in St Petersburg. She focuses on personal injury, car accidents, and bicyclist injury. The information on this site is not intended to and does not offer legal advice, legal recommendations, or legal representation on any matter. Hiring an attorney is an important decision, which should not be based on advertising. You need to consult an attorney for legal advice regarding your individual situation.
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