Smith & Williams Law Firm, LLC – Experienced Attorneys serving Essex County, New Jersey
Experienced Personal Injury Attorney in Essex County, New Jersey
When a person suffers a personal injury, he or she can deal with a lifetime of physical and emotional trauma. When the trauma was the result of another person, company, or public organization’s negligence, they will be held responsible for covering the medical expenses of the injured victim.
Professional Experience in a Wide Variety of Personal Injury Cases
Negligence has no boundaries, and anyone can suffer serious injury. Fortunately, the attorneys at Smith & Williams Law Firm, LLC are highly skilled in a wide array of personal injury cases, including car accidents and slip and fall accidents. If you or someone you love was injured as a result of another’s careless actions, speak to a well-versed attorney. A skilled attorney who has the right experience will pursue all possible avenues to help you obtain the financial compensation you deserve.
Legal Assistance in Helping You Maximize the Financial Compensation Award
In a majority of personal injury cases, the third party’s negligence is clear, but this is not the same for every case. In other cases, it may take diligent and thorough research in order to establish that the party’s recklessness caused the injuries.
Following an accident, it is important to investigate the case in order to establish a right to compensation. The following are possible damages that may be awarded following a personal injury claim:
- Employment-related costs – When an accident happens, most injuries will have debilitating consequences, which result in the victim’s inability to return to work. Whether the victim is left temporarily disabled or left with a permanent injury, it is important to seek a full restitution for the loss of wages. Other damages that can be recuperated include the loss of employment benefits and the loss of a future earning capacity.
- Medical expenses – The costs of medical treatment stem far beyond initial treatments, and regrettably, some health insurance policies do little to help victims cover these costs. When a person suffers a catastrophic injury, he or she will likely need expensive prescription drugs, ongoing physical treatment, and even at-home medical care. Depending on the severity of the injury, some injuries can require that the victim make special modifications to his or her home in order to live a comfortable life going forward.
- Pain and Suffering – Following an accident, victims are entitled to receive financial restitution for their pain and suffering. As previously mentioned, the physical pain a person endures is only a fraction of his or her trauma.