A spinal cord injury is life-changing. A victim may suffer from constant pain and disability, and the entire family may struggle with medical debt. However, our firm can help in many ways. We can refer the victim to various medical experts, represent the family’s needs to an insurer or, if indicated, to a judge and jury, and recover damages for our client.
If you suffered a recent accident that resulted in a spinal cord injury, do not hesitate to consult with us. During your free consultation, we will be able to tell you all about working with a Westbury spinal cord injury lawyer from our firm.
In This Article
- We Can Take on Any Kind of Spinal Cord Injury Case
- Identifying Your Spinal Cord Injury Damages
- Identifying the Liable Party in Your Spinal Cord Injury Case
- Your Lawyer Can Gather Evidence for You
- Your Westbury Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Can Establish the Value of Your Case
- Resolving Your Case
- About Our Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers in Westbury
- Contact Us for a Westbury Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer
We Can Take on Any Kind of Spinal Cord Injury Case
As a personal injury firm, we’re able to handle a case involving any kind of accident and any type of injury, including a spinal cord injury. We work for clients with incomplete or complete spinal cord injuries, or spinal injuries causing paralysis.
We are ready to take on your case on if it involved any of the following or any other kind of incident that resulted in serious injury:
- Worksite accident
- Vehicle accident
- Slip and fall accident
- Bike accident
- Sports injury
- Medical malpractice
- An incident with a defective consumer product
A Case Involving Loss of Life
A close family member of yours may have lost their life in a recent accident. If so, we are very sorry for this great loss. We understand that this is a very difficult time for your family. One of our Westbury wrongful death lawyers can relieve you of the stress of communicating with adverse parties and complying with technical legal requirements and deadlines. One of our most important goals is to free up your time and energy so that you may grieve and heal in peace, while we work on your case.
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Identifying Your Spinal Cord Injury Damages
As a result of your incident and your injuries, you may have suffered a variety of harmful consequences. These may include intangible damages, physical damages, and financial damages. There are likely some damages you don’t know you can claim, like certain intangible damages that are difficult to identify. Your lawyer will help you identify all of your damages so you can claim them in your insurance claim or lawsuit.
You might be able to claim:
- Trauma due to the incident and your injuries
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Impairment or disability
- Loss of your ability to work for a living
- Loss of income and work benefits
- Bills for medical treatment
- The cost of any medical equipment you require
- The cost of repairing or replacing damaged property
- Wrongful death damages if a family member lost their life
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Identifying the Liable Party in Your Spinal Cord Injury Case
Often, our lawyers find their cases are more complicated than a client may have initially thought. For example, many cases involve multiple parties. In other cases, a party that is legally liable for a client’s damages may not be the party that caused the incident. Your lawyer can identify the party or parties involved in your case and liable for your damages. If multiple parties are involved, your lawyer can hold each of them accountable.
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Your Lawyer Can Gather Evidence for You
To establish the other party’s liability and your damages, your lawyer will need evidence. Evidence of liability in your case could be witness cell phone photos, security camera and dashcam footage, or other evidence. Evidence or proof of your damages could be your bills and receipts. Your lawyer can also gather corroborating evidence which will be invaluable for your case. Such evidence can be testimony from a medical expert or another kind of expert.
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Your Westbury Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Can Establish the Value of Your Case
It is difficult to identify intangible damages, like physical damages, but it’s even more difficult to attribute monetary values to those damages. It’s especially difficult to communicate these values to an insurance company.
However, your lawyer has various methods for valuating your intangible damages and communicating their value to the insurer. These services can help to establish your damages and the value of your case with the insurer.
Resolving Your Case
After your spinal cord injury lawyer has prepared your case, your lawyer can present it to the other party and their insurer. Then, your attorney can attempt negotiations with the insurer. Your lawyer can push for an appropriate settlement, even if it means threatening to sue the insurer.
If negotiations don’t resolve your case, your attorney can sue and take your case to court. There, your lawyer can push hard for an appropriate verdict from a judge.
About Our Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers in Westbury
The lawyers from our firm practice personal injury law, exclusively. This gives our team a great deal of experience managing personal injury cases involving various accidents and injuries, including the most severe ones. We have managed many spinal cord injury cases before, and many of our clients have offered great testimonials, such as the following:
“The driver of a car that ran a red light at high speed crashed into the car that I was driving. The tremendous impact resulted in the death of that other driver and in a terrible, life-changing injury to my spine along with other injuries… The other driver had no assets but Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. was able to settle my case for the full limits of that driver’s automobile insurance policy.” – Michael
In addition to experience, there are many other reasons to hire our firm and one of our Westbury personal injury lawyers:
- Our team has a track record of success, having obtained over $250,000,000 for their clients.
- Our lawyers have many professionals they can refer you to, including medical experts and life care planners.
- Our firm has a multilingual staff who can serve you in Greek, Tamil, Spanish, Bengali, or Kannada.
- We can meet with you on Long Island or anywhere else in the New York metropolitan area.
Contact Us for a Westbury Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer
If you suffered any kind of accident and a spinal cord injury, do not hesitate to consult with us. We will not charge you for the consultation, and if you decide to hire one of our Westbury, New York spinal cord injury lawyers, you will not be charged for their service unless your attorney is successful with your case.
To consult with us for free, contact Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. today.
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