When You’re A Victim Of Personal Injury In Rapid City, Contact An Attorney

by | Feb 16, 2016 | Personal Injury

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Personal injuries can involve physical or psychological injuries that, and an individual may suffer due to the negligent behavior or another. These injuries can involve very serious or life-threatening injuries and even death. An attorney that is experienced with personal injury in Rapid City area & cases can represent an injured person to obtain the compensation they are legally eligible for. There can be numerous insurance issues that arise in obtaining the coverage the injured party deserves. Medical bills can quickly mount, and the inability to work during recovery leads to financial strain on day-to-day living. An attorney will take care of addressing the legal areas and insurance company questions while the injured person recovers.

Personal injuries can occur from:

     *     Industrial accidents

     *     Medical malpractice

     *     Defective products

     *     Assaults

     *     Dog bites

     *     Automobile, ATV, and motorcycle accidents

     *     Industrial accidents

     *     Construction accidents

     *     Property

that is negligently maintained

     *     And a variety of other dangerous situations.

Individuals who are injured through no fault of their own are entitled to compensation for property damage. This coverage is the cost incurred to restore the property to the original condition or replace it. Medical bills and future medical treatment are covered under a Personal Injury claim. Lost earning capacity, wages, and missed work are considered when the victim has lost income or will lose income in the future. Pain and suffering are covered in a personal injury claim. This is an area that covers an injured individual for rehabilitation, lost enjoyment in life or activities or future losses.

The first thing an individual should do after an accident has occurred is check for any injuries. Immediately call the police to report the incident. If injuries are received, seek medical treatment immediately. If an individual is able to take any pictures of the scene or make any notes about the accident, it is highly recommended. Keep detailed notes of the physicians that were visited and a list of any medication that was given. If the injuries are received as a result of medical malpractice, detailed notes of medications and situations that lead up to the occurrence are very important.

Don’t attempt to settle a case alone with an insurance company. The amount of money they will offer an injured individual is usually not even close to what the injured party is actually entitled to.

For more information, Meet Beardsley, Jensen, & Von Wald Attorneys at Law team.

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