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Joliet Injury Lawyers

Joliet Injury Lawyers

If another person’s negligence leaves you injured in an accident, such as a car accident or a slip and fall accident, you have plenty to contend with, and you may not know where to begin. The fact is that a serious accident can have serious physical, financial, and emotional consequences that can be difficult to overcome without adequate compensation. If you’ve been injured by someone else’s negligence, consult with an experienced Joliet injury lawyer today. 

Your Financial Damages

Personal injury claims often lead to extensive financial damages, not the least of which are your medical expenses, which can include:

  • Emergency care and transportation from the scene of the accident
  • Surgery and aftercare
  • Medical care and treatment from doctors, specialists, and therapists
  • Follow-up care
  • Prescription medications 
  • Physical therapy
  • Adaptive physical devices
  • Home health care
  • Home adaptations

In addition to your medical costs, however, you will likely also experience lost hours on the job and could even face a decreased earning potential into your future. Finally, if your injuries are debilitating, the trajectory of your career could be altered. 

Physical Injuries

In addition to the financial damages you face, there are the physical problems to consider. While the accidents leading to personal injury claims are extremely varied, they are most closely associated with specific types of injuries, including:

  • Broken Bones – Broken bones are exceedingly painful injuries that are slow to heal. When these injuries don’t heal properly, they can lead to chronic pain and even to permanent disability.
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries – Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are injuries to the brain, and as such, they are extremely unpredictable and can be especially difficult to live with.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries – Spinal cord injuries are injuries that occur anywhere on the spinal cord, and they often lead to chronic pain and debilitating losses in range of motion. 

Pain and Suffering

While putting a dollar amount on other damages is fairly straightforward, it can be much more complex to calculate those damages associated with the pain and suffering you’ve endured as a result of the accident in question. In Illinois, pain and suffering are defined as the stress – both physical and emotional – you have suffered as a result of an accident caused by someone else’s negligence. While these noneconomic damages are more difficult to calculate, they are, nevertheless, an important component of your claim. There are specific factors that can affect the noneconomic damages assigned to your claim, including the nature of your injuries, whether you suffered impairment or a permanent injury, how your daily life has been affected, and more. 

If You’ve Been Injured by Someone Else’s Negligence, You Need an Experienced Joliet Injury Lawyer on Your Side

Personal injury claims are often complicated, but your best chance of reaching your fullest recovery is by obtaining the compensation to which you are entitled. The dedicated injury lawyers at Sabuco, Beck, Hansen & Massino in Joliet are committed to building your strongest case and skillfully advocating on your behalf. Our experienced legal team is on your side, so please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information today.

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