The aftermath of an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence and that leaves you injured can be exceptionally difficult to endure. Not only do you have related medical expenses that may be piling up, but you also have to address any lost earnings you experience and the pain and suffering wrought by the accident. It’s a lot, but experienced injury lawyers in Dyer can help.
Injury claims can come in any number of shapes and sizes, but some of the most common categories include:
Medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, and wrongful death claims are also closely related to injury claims. If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you have important legal rights that are worth protecting.
The State of Indiana allows you to seek compensation for the losses you suffer even if you share part of the fault in the matter, which is called contributory fault. This means that – as long as you are determined to be no more than 50 percent responsible for the accident that leaves you injured – you can seek compensation for the percentage of fault the other party bears. For example, if you bear 10 percent of the responsibility, your compensation will be reduced by this 10 percent, and the other party will owe you 90 percent of the total compensation settled upon or awarded.
The losses (or legal damages) associated with negligence-injury claims tend to be considerable and can include all the following:
Although your claim is naturally unique, there are several helpful steps that are universally beneficial when it comes to protecting injury claims, including:
The formidable injury lawyers at Tanzillo Stassin & Babcock, P.C., in Dyer are well equipped to skillfully fight for your legal rights – in pursuit of your rightful compensation and fullest recovery. We are on your side, so please don’t wait to contact us for more information today.