If you are suffering from a knee injury after a car accident, you may have eligibility for financial compensation. Knee injuries caused by reckless, negligent, or careless driving behaviors often leave victims with health difficulties that necessitate serious medical attention. As a result, victims are often left with outstanding medical expenses that only add to the stress of their initial injury.
Our lawyers who focus on car accident cases have experience in standing up for their clients and seeking justice. With one of our lawyers by your side, you can be confident that they will assess the details of the incident to construct a case that accounts for your predicament.
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Establishing a liable party
After a car accident, it is natural to find yourself feeling lost and confused. Legal and financial troubles are abundant when a victim experiences something as serious as a knee injury. The first step towards seeking justice lies in a complete analysis of the facts. When you get in touch with a lawyer from our firm, and they begin their creation of your case, they will start to investigate the accident that caused your injuries.
As part of this process, your lawyer will often work to obtain photo and video documentation, police reports, witness interviews, and anything else that can shed more light on the origins of the accident. All you need to do at this time is prioritize your health. We’ve got you covered.
Legal teams collect all types of evidence to strengthen their clients’ positions while simultaneously striving to establish a liable party. If you are suffering from a knee injury due to the irresponsible actions of another party, you may have the right to gather financial awards. However, establishing a liable party is necessary before seeking any potential settlement amounts.
Going after monetary awards and recoverable damages
Some reckless acts, such as excess speed, can make liability easier to establish. Looking at the information presented by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), it is clear that speeding is one of the most reckless behaviors a driver can engage in. As the NHTSA points out, speeding was responsible for claiming the lives of more than 9,000 Americans in the year 2018.
When drivers put themselves and others at risk of wrongful death or personal injury through speeding and other negligent acts, they may assume liability for an accident and its damages. Other factors can impact liability, such as road conditions, vehicle trouble, and state-specific laws. One of our lawyers will update you along the way as they examine these factors and others in detail.
Examples of recoverable damages
You may be entitled to collect monetary awards for recoverable damages such as the following:
- Lost income
- Diminished earning capacity
- Property damage
- Ongoing medical bills
- Surgeries and exams
- Psychological damage
- Therapy and rehabilitation
- And more if you qualify
Accounting for time-sensitive laws and statutes
According to the information presented in Florida Statutes §95.11(3)(a), a victim who sustains a personal injury in an accident that occurred in the state of Florida maintains the right to build a case, but only within a certain amount of time. You generally have four years to file a personal injury lawsuit.
Statutes and other state laws like this one can have a major impact on a victim’s ability to seek justice after a car accident. If you are looking to reduce your exposure to risks like these, then contacting a legal team promptly after an accident can help you do so.
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The Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine can help you
Dealing with a knee injury after a car accident is no easy feat, especially when you are uncertain about your legal and financial standings as a result of your injury. One of our lawyers will defend your position by allocating time and resources to your case.
When you have a lawyer from our firm fighting on your behalf, you can shift your attention to what is most important, such as getting back to the way things were before your car accident. You have dealt with enough pain and stress. Let us handle your whole case. We go the extra mile for our clients.
At the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine, our team of attorneys can assist you as we build a case that aims to safeguard your legal standing after a car accident. When you have an attorney from our team working on your behalf, you can anticipate regular reports on the status of your case.
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Our lawyers will fight to defend you while pursuing all forms of monetary compensation that you may be rightfully owed. Contact a member of our team today by calling our office. You worry about getting better. We take care of everything else.