Every year there are millions of personal injuries people experience from a variety of causes and reasons. In certain situations, the resulting injuries were caused due to another’s negligence. Negligence implies that injury occurred due to the actions or lack of actions by another. Had they acted in a responsible manner, the injuries possibly could have been prevented or not been as severe.
For these types of injuries, it is essential to understand your legal rights and options. You could have legal grounds against the other party and be entitled to a larger monetary claim than what their insurance company is offering. This is why it is always a good idea to consult with a personal injury lawyer, even when you simply have questions.
To find out more about the six common types of personal injuries, when to contact a lawyer, and the types of compensation you could be entitled to, we invite you to continue reviewing the following infographic.
Afterward, if you have further questions about personal injuries or if you have grounds for a claim, please feel free to contact Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer, & Harris, L.L.P. to speak with one of our personal injury lawyers today!