Have you suffered a personal injury and feel you should be compensated? Deciding whether or not you need a lawyer can be confusing and time consuming. Here are a few incidents in which you almost certainly should hire a lawyer.
Long Lasting/ Permanent Injuries
Any injury that affects your physical health or appearance for a substantial amount of time can be difficult to negotiate, especially if you are still undergoing treatment. Hiring an experienced lawyer gives you both peace of mind and their expertise.
Compensation is often based on the severity of your injury, type of injury and lasting effects. For the average person, these can be difficult cases to prove and negotiate.
If you suffer an injury due to accidental, careless or incompetent medical professionals, the medical and legal ramifications are diverse and complicated. A knowledgeable lawyer will help you understand all of your options and likely get you the greatest settlement.
These cases are often difficult to undergo, as you must be able to scientifically prove you were affected by chemical or toxic exposure, and the establishment you were exposed at was aware of the problem and knowingly ignored it. Without a background in science and/ or law, these cases are often difficult for the average citizen to understand.
Significant Income Lost/ Medical Bills
If you suffered significant financial loss as a result of your injury or illness, due to lost wages, large hospital bills, physical therapy or any other necessary treatments, the case ahead of you will be cluttered with paperwork and red tape.
Though it is not necessary to hire a lawyer for personal injuries, an attorney brings their knowledge, negotiating power and confidence to any case. At Gaines, Novick, Ponzini, Cossu & Venditti, LLP, our main concern is your health and wellness.
Founded in 2000, Gaines, Novick, Ponzini, Cossu & Venditti, LLP brings together a group of highly qualified attorneys focused on serving the legal needs of individuals, businesses and municipalities throughout New York, Connecticut and the surrounding areas. For appellate cases, we have a number of attorneys that specialize in the specific fields you may be looking for.