If you have been injured an accident, you undoubtedly find yourself dealing with a range of medical issues. These can be very challenging, even life-altering. On top of addressing your medical needs and recovery, you also likely find yourself considering your legal alternatives.
In the aftermath of an injury-causing accident caused by the negligence of a third party, you need to have a basic understanding if your legal rights. You also need to understand the importance about being proactive in getting a skilled, tenacious personal injury attorney on your side.
An Accident Attorney and Common Types of Cases
Accidents can come in virtually any form imaginable, as well as more than a few that no one could have even imagined prior to the event. In Colorado, an accident lawyer commonly is called upon to represent an injured person in a number of fairly frequently occurring types of accidents. In the state, the two most common types of accidents that give rise to injuries are automobile collisions and slip and fall cases.
These types of accidents can result in very serious, life-altering injuries in some cases. Because of the intricacies of the insurance claims settlement process as well as the legal system, a Boulder accident victim is wise to retain the services of a skilled, experienced personal injury lawyer from the Doan Law Firm at (800) 349-0000.
Compensation in Your Boulder Personal Injury Case
The nature, extent and duration of compensation in your case depends upon the specific facts and circumstances surrounding the accident and your injuries.
With that noted, with the help of a skilled accident attorney from The Doan Law Firm, types of losses that may be compensable in your case are likely to include:
medical bills and expenses
pain and suffering
An experienced personal injury lawyer knows that your injuries, losses, and damages may very well carry forward into the future. As a result, an attorney from The Doan Law Firm will fight to ensure that you obtain not only compensation for your current or existing losses, but also for those that you reasonably can be expected to incur in the future.
For example, your medical care and treatment may not come to an end any time soon. Therefore, it is important that you obtain compensation for future medical bills and expenses. Similarly, if you are like many accident victims, you experience significant pain. Indeed, your pain and suffering is likely to be an issue that you can expect to face into the future as well. You are entitled to compensation for this future pain and suffering.
If your personal injury case ends up in a lawsuit, you may also be entitled to what are known as punitive damages. In the Centennial State, punitive damages are awarded in personal injury lawsuits when the conduct of the third party that caused an accident is deemed to be particularly reckless. Punitive damages are not only designed to provide you with additional compensation, but to serve as a form of punishment for the third party that caused an accident due to particularly egregious conduct.
Hire a Boulder Injury Lawyer
An accident lawyer from The Doan Law Firm stands ready to discuss your case and explain how we can provide you with the legal representation you need to obtain the compensation you must have in your case. Our around-the-clock injury hotline at (800) 349-0000 is answered by a live, caring person. We keep our hotline open 365 days a year, including major holidays. Keep in mind that we do not charge a fee for an initial consultation with you.
During an initial consultation with an injury attorney from The Doan Law Firm, you will receive a candid preliminary evaluation of your case. In addition, one of our experienced attorneys will answer any questions that you may have about the accident, your injuries, and the claims settlement or lawsuit processes.