If you’re on the fence about pursuing your personal injury case, take a step back and consider all your lost money, opportunities, and well-being. There are quite a few strong reasons to speak with a personal injury lawyer — you just need to understand them all. So before you walk away, because it’s “too difficult” or “not worth it”, think over these four arguments in favor of taking your case wherever it can go.
- Lost Work
Lost wages, or time away from work, can impact your future in more than one way, and not just the obvious loss of income from days missed. When you can’t show up to do your job, you sacrifice opportunities you can’t get back: chances to impress a new client; make the impression that secures a promotion; or experience a moment of inspiration that spawns a new hit product. These lost opportunities can out-value the simple loss of compensation many times over.
- Medical Expenses
Medical bills, even for small injuries, can rapidly grow unwieldy and impossible to deal with. Many families now bankrupt were once upon a time completely safe and solvent middle class families. It only takes a small medical mishap to put you in a never-ending downward spiral — and sometimes, that little injury turns out to have hidden consequences down the line, costing you even more. Getting the responsible party on the hook for your expenses can make or break your future.
- Mental Distress
The strain of a personal injury can be quite disproportionate to its obvious physical costs. Mental distress isn’t just pain worthy of compensation, it can have long-term effects on your quality of life and professional productivity — invisible costs nonetheless deserving appropriate restitution.
- Insurance Purposes
Even if you’re not at all hostile towards the cause of your personal injury, you might need to pursue your case to ensure everyone’s insurance pays out properly. Otherwise, you give your company grounds to ignore your claim, on the logic that if you really were injured and really did need the money, you’d be more eager to sue.
For those suffering from an accident, the consequences can be astronomical. Not only do you have to handle the stress of recovery from an injury that was at no fault of your own, but the losses faced when trying to heal can leave lasting impressions on your life. Don’t go at it alone. Parnall Law Firm in New Mexico has a team of highly experienced attorneys who have helped thousands of people regain control. Schedule your free initial consultation today.