Do I Have A Case?
If you or a loved one have recently been injured in an accident in New York State, you probably have so many question rolling around in your head. The first being “Do I Have A Case?”.
There are certain factors to consider before answering that question. Each and every accident is different due to the circumstances of events.
Let’s consider what an personal injury attorney will ask you in your initial free consultation.
1. Are you Injured?
Simple enough. Personal injury refers to a physical injury, not just mental injury. These types of injuries can include broken bones, burn injuries, catastrophic injuries, paralysis, soft tissue injuries, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injury and wrongful death. If you answered yes to this question, we can say “yes” you may have a case.
2. Did you immediately seek medical attention?
If you wee injured in an accident, then the likely-hood that you saw a doctor is very high . After an accident, not everyone goes to the hospital immediately. They may have been in shock and just convinced themselves mentally that they are OK.
Symptoms of injury can come on later. Its probably a smart idea to be examined by a doctor after an accident. Holding out on seeking medical attention can play against you with insurance companies when evaluating your claim.
3. When did the accident occur?
New York – Three to Five Years. Time is not on your side. If you have suffered a personal injury due to a car accident, medical malpractice, work injury or another cause, the law limits the time in which you have to file a personal injury lawsuit..
There are so many question accidnet victims want to ask! Post your question here and a New York personal Injury Attorney will give you some advice.