Morris Heights Personal Injury Lawyers
When you sustain a severe injury, it will have serious repercussions. There are physical, mental, and financial consequences, and all of them can weigh heavily on you. The financial cost of recovery, alone, can be tremendous. In addition to expensive medical treatment, your finances can additionally be tested if you are forced to miss work. The good news is that Morris Heights personal injury lawyers might be able to help you get your life back on track.
If you or someone you love have been hurt, a personal injury lawyer in New York could help you hold the person liable for their negligence. At Douglas & London, we take pride in our vigorous advocacy for Morris Heights victims. To learn more about how our team of skilled attorneys could help, call right away to schedule a free consultation.
Types of personal injury cases
Not every injury will result in monetary compensation. However, when a person is negligent or fails to address hazards on their property, you could have a viable claim for damages. A skilled NYC personal injury attorney could review the facts of your case to identify the potential claims you might have. Some of the types of lawsuits we commonly take on include:
- Car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, and other collisions
- Work-related injuries
- Premises liability cases, including slip and fall accidents
- Defective medication or medical devices
- Violent crime
- Medical malpractice
Damages available in a personal injury lawsuit
Before your attorney ever files a lawsuit on your behalf, they will carefully review your case to determine the damages. You will only have one opportunity to do this, so nothing must be left out. At Douglas & London, we will carefully craft a complete list of the costs associated with your injury. We will then use this to maximize your monetary recovery during settlement negotiations or at trial.
We commonly recover the following on behalf of our clients:
- Medical costs, including emergency room bills, follow-up care, and physical therapy
- Lost wages, both now and in the future
- Expenses related to family duties including childcare
- Funeral or burial expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of companionship
The damages in a lawsuit vary. When it comes to your claim, our attorneys will base our demand for compensation based on a personalized review of your medical records.
Contact a Morris Heights personal injury attorney right away
At Douglas & London, we know that your best opportunity to find the right attorney is through meeting with them face to face. That is why an initial consultation with our firm is always free. To take advantage of your free, no-obligation case evaluation, reach out to Douglas & London as soon as possible.