Imagine being in a car accident and becoming paralyzed, struggling to get help, or being left with brain trauma that makes it hard for you to communicate or enjoy your time with others. Maybe you’ve been left with several broken bones, torn tendons, lacerations or foresee months of rehabilitation in front of you to get back to normal. Catastrophic injuries like those you’ve suffered need to be compensated for. When they’re caused by another person’s neglect or ill will towards you, there’s no reason you should end up facing the bills after dealing with such a trauma.
When you seek compensation, you won’t only receive money for your bills in most cases. This situation has cost you more than just your paycheck; you’ve been left with injuries and have had emotional and physical trauma that takes time to heal. You may not be participating in your normal activities or be able to enjoy your life to the fullest. Because of that, you can seek compensation for several things including lost wages, medical bills, therapy, the loss of consortium and for your pain and suffering.
Although car accidents happen fairly often, they could be prevented if the negligent driver simply paid attention or was a safe driver. There’s no reason that you should have to suffer due to a drunken driver or a person who was texting and driving before hitting you.
To learn about catastrophic injuries and what you can do if you’re struggling with serious injuries, please visit our webpage on the topic. In many cases, you can seek compensation that will help you cover costs associated with your care and needs.