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Basic Personal Injury Claim Considerations

July 6, 2014 Hastings and Hastings

Basic Personal Injury Claim Considerations

Any time an individual has been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, personal injury law becomes applicable and typically may require the party causing the injury to pay medical expenses and other associated costs. Filing a personal injury claim is the first step in being awarded damages associated with any type of accident that results in injury. From lost wages to medical bills and standard compensation for inconveniences and suffering that result from an accident, a personal injury claim is intended to make an injured individual whole again.

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In most instances, a personal injury claim requires making a determination of the amount of settlement that would be sufficient to compensate for injuries and expenses sustained. An estimation of medical bills, lost wages, and other costs due to the inconveniences of being injured should all be taken into account. From the expense of repairing an automobile to the cost of a rental car and a wide range of other incurred costs, a personal injury claim is intended to compensate an individual for many other costs and expenses that go beyond medical expenses.


Seek Out Medical Assistance As Soon As Possible

Helping clients to gain the compensation that they deserve when they have been injured through no fault of their own is what personal injury law is all about. Those injured in an accident should seek to meet with an attorney as soon as possible. Waiting too long to consult with a personal injury lawyer can ultimately result in a claim being invalidated and can reduce the chances of a claim being successful. Those involved in any type of accident that results in personal injury should seek out medical assistance as soon as possible immediately followed by contacting an attorney that handles personal injury cases. Contact Hastings & Hastings today to learn more about Phoenix personal injury assistance.