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Unexpected Causes of Accidental Injuries

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Unexpected Causes of Accidental Injuries

Accidental injuries can occur in a variety of circumstances. In fact, in many instances, these accidents and injuries happen when a person least expects them. Nevertheless, accidental injuries can sometimes be debilitating and can prevent an accident victim from living his or her best life. Some accident victims may incur significant medical bills and have to miss long periods of time from work.

If you or a person you care about has suffered a serious injury in an accident that was not your fault, it is essential that you speak with a knowledgeable attorney about your accident as soon as possible. The knowledgeable team of Chicago personal injury lawyers at Malman Law can speak with you about your accident, the injuries you suffered, and the permanent effects of those injuries. Our knowledgeable legal team can assist you with pursuing a claim against the at-fault person and making a claim for the damages you deserve. Please give us a call today to learn more about how we can assist you with your personal injury legal action.

Car and Truck Accidents

Car accidents often occur by surprise, and when the accident victim least expects them. The at-fault vehicle may appear out of nowhere and violently collide with the accident victim’s vehicle, resulting in serious injuries. Car accidents can occur under a variety of circumstances, but many common causes include speeding, distracted driving, reckless driving, and other forms of negligent vehicle operation. These negligent driving maneuvers can lead to an unexpected rear-end, head-on, or broadside collision.

If you are injured in a car accident that someone else caused, you may be able to file a claim or lawsuit against the person who caused your accident. You can also pursue compensation for your injuries from that person, and indirectly, that person’s insurance company.

Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents are another type of accident that can occur unexpectedly and which can result in serious injuries. Slip and fall accidents can occur both indoors and outdoors, and in any kind of weather. In order to prove negligence, you must ordinarily be able to show that the owner of the premises where you fell owed you a duty of safety and that he or she knew about the defective condition, but failed to take reasonable measures to warn about it or protect against it.

Slip and fall accidents can also result in extremely serious injuries, including fractures and broken bones, traumatic head injuries, spinal cord injuries, and paralysis.

Pursuing Damages Arising from an Accident Case

Injuries sustained in an accident can result in a significant amount of medical treatment and physical therapy. As a result, you may have to miss time away from your job in order to attend your medical appointments and to recover from your injuries.

If you were able to prove the legal elements of your claim, you may be able to recover monetary compensation for all of your medical bills and procedures, lost wages, pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of earning capacity, and permanent disability. You may also be able to make a claim for loss of spousal companionship and family support.

Call a Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer about Your Accidental Injury Today

The legal team at Malman Law is ready to assist you with your personal injury matter as soon as possible. For a free case evaluation and legal consultation with an experienced Chicago personal injury attorney, please call us today at (312) 629-0099 or contact us online for more information about how we can assist you.

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