If you were injured because of someone else’s careless or reckless behavior, you may have the right to sue for compensation. To talk to a legal professional about your options, call the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP at (516) 358-6900. A Babylon personal injury lawyer can fight for your rights and improve your chances of receiving the compensation you and your family need. Their services will not cost you a penny unless and until you recover compensation.
What You Should Know About Personal Injuries
A personal injury is any injury that affects your physical or mental wellbeing. You can sustain such injuries from any number of accidents, such as those involving:
- Motor vehicles
- Workplace hazards
- Falls from heights
- Slipping or tripping
- Medical malpractice
- Truck Accidents
- Nursing home abuse
Incidents like these can cause devastating injuries, such as:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Concussions or other head injuries
- Internal injuries
- Bone fractures
And these injuries, as you well know, can wreak havoc on your health, your family, and your finances. You may have even lost a loved one due to an accident.
We understand how stressful and upsetting your situation is. Not only do you have to deal with the physical and psychological consequences of your injury or loss, but you are also worried about how you will support your family, both now and in the future.
The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP wants to help you in this fight. Call us at (516) 358-6900. The sooner you call us, the sooner we can get to work.
You Have the Right to Seek Compensation
Claimants can recover damages even if they are partially responsible for the accident. However, according to New York Civil Practice Law & Rules CVP §1411, the amount they can receive may be limited. You might find it helpful to hire a lawyer to go over your case. They will figure out how much compensation you qualify for and what laws to consider when filing your lawsuit.
The following are just a few examples of the type of damages you could be entitled to.
We know that your injury has turned your life upside-down and may impact you for a long time. However, you can seek non-economic damages for:
- Scarring or disfigurement that irreparably alters your appearance. It may even cause you physical pain or make using the affected body part more difficult.
- Pain and suffering that causes you physical distress (e.g., chronic pain) or emotional anguish (e.g., post-traumatic stress disorder)
- Diminished quality of life that stems from your inability to live independently or engage in activities that you once loved
- Loss of society or companionship that stems from the pain of losing a loved one in the accident
Personal injuries can be very expensive. You might have had to pay:
- Medical bills for treatments such as surgery, physical therapy, follow-up appointments, and more
- Repair bills for fixing or replacing a damaged motor vehicle
- Funeral bills for laying your loved one to rest
- Other related bills for the expense of hiring someone to perform your usual chores, like childcare or housework
Your injury might have been so severe that you had to take time off work. This prevented you from earning money that would help you pay the bills mentioned above. You might even have had to sacrifice your career because your injuries will not allow you to work in your chosen field. You can sue for all of these things.
A lawyer might be able to identify some losses that you had not considered. Below is a more detailed list of how a lawyer can help you get the compensation you and your family need.
Let a Babylon Personal Injury Lawyer Fight for You
Whether you are ready to file a lawsuit right now or are still considering your options, the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP can help. Let us review your case free of charge. We would be happy to:
Advise You Regarding Your Options
A free case evaluation from us can tell you whether or not you have a case. If so, we will tell you what your options are.
Calculate Your Accident-Related Damages
It is not always easy to put a specific dollar amount on something like pain and suffering. Getting a lawyer to help you calculate your damages will ensure that you do not undervalue your own claim.
File All Paperwork That Your Claim Necessitates
Filling out forms can be tedious, and your lawsuit could be jeopardized by a single mistake. Your lawyer can take on this responsibility for you.
Negotiate for a Settlement
Your lawyer will fight to get the insurance company to pay what you deserve. This includes investigating your accident from top to bottom and collecting evidence to support your claim.
Prepare and Present Your Case in Court
If the insurance company refuses to offer a fair settlement, you can take your case to court. Your lawyer will handle all the hard work of finding and examining witnesses, submitting evidence, and so on.
Work on a Contingency-Fee-Basis
As part of our No Fee Promise, you owe us absolutely nothing unless and until you get your money.
Call the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP to Discuss Your Case
No one wants to be in a position where they have to hire a lawyer to defend their rights. But if you need help getting the damages your accident entitles you to, a Babylon personal injury lawyer is here for you. Call the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP at (516) 358-6900. You do not have to pay us a cent until we win your case.
For a free legal consultation with a personal injury lawyer serving Babylon, call 516-358-6900