Frequently Asked Questions
What should I do if I have been injured in a car accident?
Car accidents can be very traumatic, but its crucial to take the correct next steps. You should always:
- Call the Police
- Take photos of the scene
- Get the other drivers insurance information
- Make sure to get contact information from all witnesses
Can I be compensated if someone else caused the accident or injuries?
What constitutes a personal injury?
Do I have a personal injury case?
How long should I wait before pursuing legal action?
If you are even considering a personal injury lawsuit, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible. This enables us to more effectively argue your case and reach a settlement or trial in a timely manner.
What if the other party’s lawyer or insurance contacts me for a statement?
Personal injury victims must be very protective of their rights, especially when it comes to making official statements. If you are uncertain about any statements you’ve been asked to make or forms you’ve been asked to sign, consult with an attorney before going on the record.
What constitutes permanent disability?
Personal injury disability is the complete or partial loss of a part of the body, or loss of use of the body as a whole. Essentially, when the victimless person is unable perform actions he or she was able to do before the injury. Compensation for permanent disability depends upon the body part and the extent of the damage from the injury. For specifics on your case, please contact Vasilatos Injury Law for more insight.
What are the types of damages you can seek in your personal injury lawsuit?
The damages you can seek for your personal injury case are very straightforward but also broad. Some common damages you will want to seek are:
- Lost wages
- Medical costs for future treatment
- Punitive damages (reckless behavior), if applicable
- Loss of future wage potential
- Out of pocket costs and previous medical bills
- Emotional and physical injuries
- Pain and Suffering
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I hired Vasilatos Law firm on more than one occasion and they always delivered the best results. Vasilatos Law is the best workers' compensation and personal injury attorneys you can have on your side.
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