Take Action after a Paralysis Injury in Stockbridge
After a spinal cord injury, you might get the devastating news that you are permanently paralyzed. This news will, of course, alter the rest of your life, and you will face a lifetime of treatment, assistance, and losses. If your spinal cord injury resulted from an accident that was someone else’s fault, it is important that you take the necessary action to obtain the financial recovery you deserve.
A Stockbridge paralysis attorney can evaluate how your injury occurred and let you know whether you have an injury claim. The following is a brief overview of what legal action might look like after paralysis.
Identifying Liable Parties
Liability for accidents and injuries can be a complicated matter. Liable parties might include:
- Negligent individuals
- Employers of negligent employees
- Negligent manufacturers
- Negligent business or property owners
- Nursing homes
Sometimes, you will need to file a claim against multiple parties for the same injury.
Calculating Your Damages
The losses you will incur from paralysis are extensive and challenging to compute. They can include past medical bills you received, the costs of all the future medical treatment you might need, adaptive measures for your home or vehicle, home health care costs, and more. In addition, you can recover for lost earnings, pain and suffering, and emotional trauma. You want the right lawyer calculating your damages.
Filing the Insurance Claim(s)
Your lawyer will prepare and file claims to file with the insurance companies of the liable parties. They will then handle all communications and negotiations to ensure you receive the full settlement offer you deserve. In some cases, it might be necessary to file a lawsuit against the liable parties and their insurers.
Get the Help You Need from a Stockbridge Paralysis Attorney
To take the right action, you need the help of a Stockbridge paralysis lawyer from the office of Ben F. Windham, PC. Contact us online or call 833.236.9467 for a free case evaluation.