When You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

Personal Injury lawyers are the workhorses of the legal profession. They are called to duty when injuries are caused because of the carelessness of others and their singular focus is championing the rights of those who have been tragically injured at no fault of their own. There are many circumstances where you may need an Austin personal injury attorney on your side to get the proper representation and compensation you deserve.

Personal injury attorneys are particularly valuable for accident claims, such as car accidents and slip and falls. In fact, the mere mention of a personal injury attorney on your side can influence the actions of the insurance company that might otherwise try to offer a smaller award than what you’re entitled to.

If the nature of your injury leaves you or a family member with a long term permanent disability, a personal injury attorney can assist you with the complicated legal issues you will face when you seek compensation for your injuries.

You should also contact a personal injury attorney if your injury results in the loss of significant income or if an insurance company refuses to pay your legal claim. A personal injury attorney will help you get the compensation you need so you can take care of your family and focus on your recovery.

A severe injury that will have a long term effect on your capabilities, bodily functions, future therapy sessions, medical care and continual psychological treatment will require a qualified personal injury lawyer to help calculate the ongoing costs for perpetual care. It will be up to that attorney –  and the experts retained on your behalf – to determine how many dollars will be required to care for you or a family member for the rest of your life and to advocate for a fair settlement based on those numbers.

Certainly the complex medical procedures and testimonies that come into play during a medical malpractice claim will demand action by a highly specialized personal injury lawyer. The same when an injury or illness results from the careless, unprofessional, or incompetent treatments of a patient by doctors and nurses in a hospital, clinic, laboratory, or other medical facility.

If you or a loved one has been injured, you should contact the Austin personal injury attorneys at Terry & Kelly, PLLC without delay. Call us today at (512) 900-9000 to schedule an initial consultation.

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