5 Signs You Have A Personal Injury Case

5 Signs You Have A Personal Injury Case
November 14, 2019 Daniela Kucher

Have You Been Injured In A Serious Accident?

The first question to ask yourself is, “how serious are my injuries?” If you had to visit a hospital after an accident, and incurred medical bills, got surgery, or had to miss work, it’s a good idea to talk to a personal injury lawyer. Not all injuries show up right away, so get checked out by a doctor after any major accident. If you’ve been injured in an accident and are having trouble paying for the medical bills, then you should definitely speak to a personal injury attorney. They can evaluate your case and speak to your doctor about a plan to help you move your case forward while also getting the medical treatment you deserve.

You Were Injured Due To Negligence.

If you’ve been seriously injured in an accident due to negligence, someone (other than yourself) is liable. Did you get hurt because someone failed to do their job properly, follow the law, or fix something that was broken? If the accident occurred because a person or a company was “negligent”, then they are liable for paying for the damages that were incurred. This can include slip and fall accidents on pavements or surfaces that are broken, nursing home neglect, medical malpractice, bike or car accidents, and even accidents at work.

You Were Injured In A Car Accident.

In the state of New York, if you’ve been in an auto (car or truck) accident, you are covered by NYS No Fault Insurance. If a car accident is the cause of your hospital or Emergency Room visit, surgery, or other serious injuries, then you need to talk to a personal injury lawyer right away. An insurance company will likely contact you about your injuries, and this is the time when it’s best to hire a lawyer to represent you. NYS No Fault Insurance was designed to protect drivers and passengers on the road. If you’ve been seriously injured in an auto accident, you will will also want a lawyer by your side to get you the compensation your deserve for the losses or damage to your property.

You Were Injured At Work.

Do you have a physical job and suffered an injury at work? If so, it’s possible you have a Workers Compensation case. Jobs that require heavy lifting or physical activity such as construction, plumbing, and landscaping are often the areas where accidents happen due to negligence. But they’re not the only jobs where accidents happen. Ask yourself, “did I get injured because someone else made a mistake or didn’t do their job”? Was negligence the cause of your accident? If so, you should ask your employer about Workers Compensation Insurance, and research the area on NY State’s Government website. A personal injury attorney can walk you through the process of paying for your medical bills, getting compensated for any missed time at work, and also planning a rehabilitation plan to prevent future injuries. The personal injury attorneys at Kucher Law are on your side, and will get you the payment and treatment you deserve.

You Were Injured, and Cannot Return to Your Routine or Work.

Pain and suffering from an accident includes serious injuries to the body and mind. If you’ve been in a serious accident and are now having trouble getting back to your routine, you might have a personal injury case. The law was designed to protect you and your income. If you cannot make it back to work after an accident, call Kucher Law today. This is also the case for children. If you or someone you know is suffering from a physical or mental handicap from an accident (even if it is temporary), contact a personal injury attorney right away. Forcing yourself back into your daily routine against doctor’s orders can lead to future injuries. Pain and suffering getting in the way of your job or enjoying your life? Sometimes victims in accidents are too proud to make the call themselves. We’re experts in this field and are committed to fighting for you. Contact us today.

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