Personal Injury lawyers in Shrewsbury MA
A serious injury can affect a person’s day-to-day life, their ability to work, or live according to their habits. Family members or other dependents can be negatively impacted, too. It’s essential to have a professional attorney work on your behalf to minimize the toll the accident might take on you.
You could be eligible for compensation of lost wages, medical expenses, or emotional distress. An attorney will help you navigate through any nuances of the legal process and ensure that you receive all the benefits that you are entitled to.
What can cause personal injury?
Accidents that occurred as a result of someone’s negligence, for example, a car crash, an unleashed dog that bit the victim, dangerous product or drug, and many more.
Personal injury law can apply to any injury that a person or a company cause another person, as long as that injury was caused by negligent, intentional or reckless behavior, or by an action covered by strict liability.
If the victim is eligible for compensation and damages, one or several of these three types can will be claimed in a court of law: special, general or punitive damages.
What damages can you claim in Personal Injury cases?In most cases, the claim for damages covers medical bills, travel to doctors’ appointments and some loss of income. If you can prove that because of your injury you are unable to work, and you lost earnings as a result, the damages you will get include lost earnings.
Psychological injury can be a part of Personal Injury, and it may include such disorders as depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder. It can also be referred to as ‘injury to feelings’.
How is a settlement calculated?
Settlement value is usually based on what a jury decide to award you with as compensation for what you had to go through because of your injury. That number is comprised of what they believe your pain, your suffering, your medical bills, and your lost income amount to in monetary equivalent.
Contact an attorney today
Call the personal injury lawyers Shrewsbury, Sbrogna, Brunelle & Donius, LLP at 508-809-7555 to set up a free consultation about a personal injury that you or a loved one has sustained, to get the best representation for the legal process.
Find you if you are eligible for damages, what the legal process entails and if you need assistance proceeding with your claim.
Call us at 508-809-7555 to set up a free consultation about a personal injury that you or a loved one has sustained, to get the best representation for the legal process.