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Facing a serious injury is not only confusing, but it has the potential to be life altering. The last thing on your mind when you are recovering are legal concerns, but these important issues are often ones that can bring you and your family the most help. That is why our New York personal injury attorney at The Law Offices of Scott Gilman offers our knowledge and dedication when you need it most.
Read more information on some frequently asked questions below or call (800) 599-5950 to discuss your unique circumstance during a free initial case consultation.
Regardless of the extent of your injuries, you may be entitled to personal injury compensation from a wide range of injuries resulting from negligence, recklessness, drunk driving accidents, premises liability claims, slip and fall claims, and many other incidents.
If you and your family is suffering from the loss of your loved one due to another’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation from a wrongful death lawsuit. This can include money to pay for final medical expenses, funeral arrangements, loss of wages, loss of companionship, and other expenses.
The financial results of your lawsuit depend on a number of factors, such as the extent of your injuries, the time you were forced to take off work to recover, the amount of your medical bills, and more. While no case results are guaranteed, it is in your best interest to discuss your matter with a New York personal injury attorney.
Personal injury claims cover a wide range of injuries from broken bones, bruising, and cuts, to serious brain injuries and other catastrophic trauma which may require years of medical attention and rehabilitative therapy. Your child may also have been harmed due to medical malpractice which may be grounds to file a personal injury claim for the birth injury.
There are a wide range of workplace accidents that you may suffer, including on-the-job car or truck accidents, slip and falls, construction accidents, and other premises liability or product liability issues. Make sure to report your injury to your superior and seek medical attention as soon as possible. Many companies are required to maintain worker’s compensation insurance to help you. In addition, if your injury is debilitating and you are unable to return to work, you may be eligible to receive Social Security Disability to compensate for a permanent inability to earn a living.