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When Should I Talk to an Attorney About My Injury?

Published on Sep 12, 2017 at 5:52 pm in Personal Injury.

Attorneys can help with a wide variety of injury cases. A personal injury attorney may be able to help if you have been injured at work, by a doctor, by an ill-meaning assailant, because of the negligence of another person, or for any other reason. Serious injuries typically result in large medical costs, significant time out of work, long-term physical damage, and other lasting negative effects for the injured party. If you have suffered a serious injury that was not your fault, you may be able to file a personal injury suit in order to hold the responsible parties accountable and receive the compensation you need to cover your costs and get back to your life.

Workers Injured on the Job

If you have been injured on the job, it is especially important that you speak to a personal injury lawyer before accepting workers’ compensation benefits. In many cases, employers can provide workers with some financial help to cover immediate injury-related costs, but workers’ comp is typically not substantial enough to cover the cost of a serious injury. Be advised that once you access workers’ comp benefits and payments, you are no longer legally permitted to file a personal injury lawsuit, even if the amount of workers’ comp you receive ultimately falls short of what you require. If you have been injured on the job, get in touch with an experienced Philadelphia personal injury attorney immediately.

Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death

Get in touch with a personal injury lawyer right away if you have been injured because of the negligence or recklessness of a medical professional (including nurses) or a hospital. Call Shrager & Sachs right away if you or a loved one has experienced unnecessary or additional suffering, extended hospital stays, exacerbated conditions, new medical issues, or death because a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional failed to exercise proper care.

Car and Truck Accidents

Whether you were a passenger in a ridesharing service, a truck driver, a pedestrian, or otherwise, don’t wait to get legal help if you have been hurt as a result of a vehicular collision or other automobile accident. Injuries that occur in car accidents tend to be life-changing due to the often-deadly combination of speed, heavy machinery, and human error. However, by receiving compensation for the damage done, your injury doesn’t have to be financially devastating. By getting a car accident lawyer on your side, you increase your chances of having a positive recovery and resuming your normal life without added financial strain.

Experienced Personal Injury Lawyers in Philadelphia

Our legal team is here to serve you, no matter what your injuries are or how they happened. We know from experience that receiving appropriate compensation for injuries can alleviate much of the difficulty of recovering from a serious accident. Let us help you work toward getting the best settlement possible, so that you can make a full recovery quickly.

Call (888) 899-0652 or contact us to receive a complimentary case evaluation right away.

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