Unfortunately, there are instances during the course of human life and events that result in unforeseen disruption to our health and wellbeing. Accidents and injuries happen, the severity of which can range from life altering tragedy to the relative inconvenience experienced due to minor accidents and injury. Most injuries, however, fall somewhere in between these two extremes of potential consequence.
When someone is injured, the disruption to their life is manifested in many ways. Pain is suffered, inconvenience is endured, the enjoyment of life is lost, medical bills are incurred, work is missed, interaction and relations with others are compromised, and total recovery can sometimes never be realized.
If it were possible for the law to turn back time and in some way redirect the cause of events to have you avoid injury, it would certainly be the just and preferred remedy. But obviously, this is not possible. Instead, the only option the law has available to make an injured person "whole" again is through an award of financial compensation for the injury suffered, the pain it caused, and for the myriad of other consequences and inconveniences you would have otherwise never been subjected to were you not injured in the first place.
The law is designed to protect us, and to provide redress for wrongs committed against us. Navigating your way through the complexities of our legal system in pursuit of your legal rights, and dealing with insurance companies and major corporations, places you at a significant disadvantage when you are not represented by an attorney. The decision to seek representation in timely fashion is of critical importance in circumstances involving personal injury, as time truly is of the essence. Without quick action, evidence can be lost, locations can be altered, and witnesses may never be located.
No one enjoys the idea of having to bring litigation, but neither does anyone enjoy enduring the pain, suffering, and inconvenience of injury due to the negligence of others. You have legal rights available to you in such instances, and you have the right to be represented by your own attorney in the pursuit of those rights in the interest of attempting to make you "whole" once again.
Notice of Disclaimer: The information contained herein is not meant to provide legal advice or counsel and it should not be used as such, nor is it intended to create an attorney-client relationship with the reader. The circumstances involved in your case are unique and may involve many complex and intricate legal issues. You are advised to seek consultation with an attorney of your choice for a complete assessment of your particular situation.
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