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If a serious injury has left you buried in medical bills and other losses, you deserve to be compensated by the negligent party. Discover how to handle your claim by working with an NYC injury attorney.
Accidents happen every day for a variety of reasons. When you’ve been injured in one, you deserve to receive compensation from the responsible party to cover your costs and losses.
A dedicated NYC injury lawyer from Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP will help you reach that goal. We have in-depth knowledge of personal injury law and will fight the insurance companies for maximum compensation. We have experience handling multiple types of injury cases, and we know how to incorporate the impact your injuries have on your quality of life into your settlement.
Any Injury Could Qualify for Compensation
We understand the severe nature of catastrophic injuries, but we also understand that even minor injuries can have long-term consequences. Detailed below are just a few of the most common injury types and how they might affect your claim.
A serious brain injury can easily cause impairment to physical, cognitive, speech, and behavioral functions. Brain damage isn’t just expensive to treat, it can also have a tremendously negative impact on your life, making it impossible to work and interact with your loved ones as you did before the accident.
A brain injury that qualifies for a personal injury claim could include any of the following:
- Coup-contrecoup injury
- Diffuse axonal injury
- Penetration of the skull and brain tissue
- Other traumatic brain injuries
Some of the most serious accidents result in spine injuries. From sore backs to paralysis, we’ve handled claims involving all sorts of back injuries. It’s even possible for spinal damage to be a delayed injury and not manifest symptoms until days or weeks after the accident.
Spine injuries can either be complete, meaning that the spinal cord has been fully severed, or incomplete, meaning that the nerves of the spinal column have been only partially severed. Either way, a back injury can make it impossible to work and greatly limit your mobility and personal freedom.
Broken Bones and Fractures
Broken bones are perhaps the most common form of injury seen after an accident. Your NYC injury lawyer can help you seek compensation for any type of bone injury, from a broken finger to an exposed broken leg bone.
Sometimes it’s unclear if you have a broken or fractured bone, but swelling, deformity, loss of function, and an exposed bone are all signs that you need to seek medical attention.
Severe burn injuries can happen in a number of different accident scenarios:
- Chemical exposure
- Exposed electrical wiring
- Scalding hot liquids
There are varying degrees of burns, but a severe burn is usually a third-degree burn. This type of burn injury will produce a widespread thickness with a white, leathery appearance over the affected area. A fourth-degree burn can also occur, which is similar to a third-degree burn, except that the damage has extended into the tendons and bones.
Fighting for Catastrophic Injury Compensation
One of your biggest concerns after suffering a serious injury is going to be obtaining compensation from the responsible party. How much compensation you’ll be eligible for will depend on how serious your injury is, how long your recovery is expected to take, and how much damage your injury will do to your quality of life.
Once we have all the facts of your case, we can then begin negotiating with the insurance company or opposing attorney for maximum compensation. Your New York City injury attorney will present evidence for why you deserve compensation and what losses you’ve experienced.
These are just some of the damages you might be able to include in your injury claim:
- Medical bills for current and future treatments, medication, and equipment
- Rehab costs, including any emotional or physical therapy you need
- Lost wages and earning potential while you’re unable to work
- Other financial costs that result from your injuries
Outside of the financial burden, you’re also likely dealing with mental and emotional trauma. You deserve to be compensated for these non-economic damages. They might include pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of consortium, and more.
Contact a New York City Injury Lawyer
Personal injury claims can be complicated, especially when it comes to cutting through all of the legal red tape and insurance hurdles. At Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP, our attorneys understand what your compensation means to your recovery, and we won’t let the insurer make you a victim a second time.
Contact an NYC injury lawyer for a free consultation today by completing the form below or by giving us a call directly at 1-800-VICTIM2 (842-8462).