A personal injury can be defined as an injury to the body or mind. These types of injuries are more common than we think, as over 300,000 personal injury lawsuits are filed annually in the United States. Some common examples of personal injuries are:
- Injuries related to car crashes
- Medical malpractice
- Injuries occurring at work
- Injuries sustained because of someone’s overall negligence
More serious injuries can be life-altering. Sometimes these injuries leave you with chronic pain or, in the most severe cases, permanent disabilities. Knowing the proper steps to follow after a personal injury occurs is imperative to managing your own wellbeing.
First, tend to your injuries by seeking medical attention. No matter how insignificant the pain may feel, seeking medical attention is necessary to scope out the extent of your injuries. Sometimes during the instance of an injury, or even for a period after, our adrenaline masks any pain we may feel, which can make our injuries seem less drastic. Getting an opinion from a licensed care provider is not only necessary to ensure our health is being looked after but is necessary to provide the insurance company with the proper documentation of our injuries.
After tending to your injuries, you may see an influx of bills, claims, and documents that can be extremely overwhelming. Hiring a law firm that specializes in personal injury claims of any kind is advantageous as it allows you time away from the responsibilities surrounding documentation and gives you time to focus on healing. Spiros Law, P.C. is a central Illinois law firm that specializes in all manners of personal injuries. The people at Spiros Law, P.C. are dedicated lawyers who have the best interests of their clients at heart. Our attorneys at Spiros Law, P.C. will work to take the stress off your shoulders.
After experiencing some sort of personal injury, you might feel lost, damaged, overwhelmed, or sometimes out of control. These feelings are only heightened when medical bills, insurance claims, and legal documents are brought into the picture. Hiring an attorney who understands the stresses placed on someone suffering from a personal injury can benefit you tremendously. The attorneys at Spiros Law, P.C. are caring and dedicated people who work day in and day out to provide you with the best possible outcome when pursuing legal action. To schedule a free consultation, call (815) 929-9292 today.
Listen to Miranda Soucie, Partner at Spiros Law, P.C. discuss the steps to follow after enduring a personal injury on Podcast Pros.