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Protect Your Vital Rights After an Accident with a Detroit Personal Injury Lawyer

In the United States, including in and around Detroit, there are over 31 million emergency room visits each year for accidental injuries, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A considerable percentage of these accidents are the result of the negligence of someone else.

A shocking 136,000 people are killed each year in accidents in the country. This includes about 36,000 individuals who die in automobile accidents on U.S. roadways.

If you have found yourself injured because of someone else's negligence, you need to have a basic understanding of your legal rights and interests following an accident. You also need to better understand how a Detroit personal injury lawyer, like an attorney from The Doan Law Firm, can fight to protect those vital legal rights and interests.

Common Types of Accidents that Result in Personal Injury

The two most common types of accidents that result in injuries to Michigan residents are automobile and slip and fall accidents. These types of accidents oftentimes can result in very serious, even disabling injuries.

Other types of accidents or incidents that give rise to personal injuries include food contamination, assaults, and product defects. These are also types of personal injury cases that can give rise to significant injuries.

Get the Money You Must Have After an Accident

After ensuring that you obtain proper immediate, and more long-term, medical care and treatment, your focus must be on ensuring that an injury causes you no unnecessary financial harm. You injuries may have already upended your life. The situation need not be aggravated because of the financial impact someone else's negligence has on you.

A Detroit accident lawyer has the depth of experience necessary to ensure that you obtain the compensation to which you are entitled. The nature and extent of recovery that may be available to you to compensate for your injuries, losses, and damages, depends on the specific circumstances of your case.

With that understood, a skilled personal injury lawyer can fight to ensure that you obtain compensation for different types of losses that include:

  • medical bills and expenses
  • pain and suffering
  • lost wages
  • emotional distress
  • permanent bodily injury
  • property damage

A Detroit injury lawyer also understands the crucial importance of making sure that you recover compensation not only for existing losses, but also for those you reasonably can be expected to incur in the future. Medical treatment and therapy may continue well into the future. Pain and suffering may not abate any time soon. You may have difficulty returning to your job full time in the immediate future. All of these represent examples of why you need to obtain compensation for future losses as part of an insurance claim settlement of judgment in a personal injury lawsuit.

Fighting Insurance Companies

A sad reality about the aftermath of an injury-causing event is not only dealing with medical issues, but you very well may find yourself battling an insurance company as well. The bottom line is that an insurance company, including an automobile or homeowners insurer, is in business to make money. The less that is paid out in claims, the more an insurance company makes in profits for its shareholders,

A key reason why you need to be as proactive as possible in engaging a Detroit accident lawyer is to ensure that your interests are protected in the face of an aggressive, uncaring insurance conglomerate. You greatly enhance the prospect of obtaining a fair and just settlement of your injury claim with a lawyer from The Doan Law Office at your side.

Retain a Detroit Personal Injury Lawyer

The first step in protecting your legal rights and interests is scheduling an initial consultation with a Detroit injury lawyer at The Doan Law Firm. An appointment can be scheduled in an attorney with our firm by telephoning us at (313) 558-0000.

We understand that you have no control over when an accident can strike. Therefore, we keep our injury hotline open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every week of the year. We are also available to take your call on any major holiday.

There is no charge for an initial consultation with one of our experienced lawyers. We can schedule an appointment with you at your conveniently located office in the Renaissance Center. We can also meet at your home or, if necessary, at the hospital.

Through an initial consultation, you find out more about how a Detroit personal injury lawyer can work to get justice for you in your case. An attorney from our firm will make sure all of your important questions are fully answered.

The Detroit Office of The Doan Law Firm is located at:

400 Renaissance Center

Suite 2600

Detroit, Michigan 48243

(313) 558-0000

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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