What qualifies as personal injury?
A personal injury is any type of injury sustained to the body or emotions in an accident or an unintentional event. These accidents might be slip-and fall-accidents, car accidents, 12-wheeler truck accidents, or the result of a defective product. More examples of personal injury cases are listed above.
How long does it take to receive an offer of compensation?
Within 3 days to 3 weeks, depending on the complexity of your case, the insurance company will make you an offer of compensation. But the insurance company’s goal isn’t a fair settlement. They want to offer just enough compensation to satisfy you in the moment. When you have large bills suddenly hanging over you and the possibility of lost wages, any compensation may sound like relief. Once you accept a settlement, though, you have few options to seek further compensation. Unless you have already sought independent legal advice for the value of your claim, you should not accept the first offer of compensation from an insurance company. We at Dellacona Law Firm would be honored to provide you this guidance.
How do I know what’s a fair settlement?
The best way to know is to consult an experienced, independent personal injury lawyer like me who knows how to assess damages and what’s typical in insurance settlements. At Dellacona Law Firm, you become part of our family so we not only try to fix the wrong that happened, but we also try to assist you with other issues that flow from the devastation you have experienced as a result of the carelessness of others.
Should I hire a personal injury lawyer?
Even minor accidents can result in extensive damages. Damages can include:
- Property damage
- Current and future medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Loss of future earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of support
- Loss of enjoyment of life
Many of these types of damages are difficult to put a monetary value on, especially when you are just beginning to learn to live with the results of your injury. Dellacona Law Firm offers free consultations to discuss the unique circumstances surrounding your case. As an RN, I can help you understand the long-term effects of your injury, as well as your legal options.
How much does a personal injury lawyer charge?
We offer free consultations to individuals and families seeking guidance about their personal injury case. At Dellacona Law Firm, we would welcome the opportunity to seek justice for you and your family through our representation. To set up your free consultation, call us at 478-477-9000.