Seeking Medical Attention After Suffering Personal Injury
The circumstances that bring about personal injury lawsuits vary far and wide. One common aspect of all aspects that cause serious personal injury is that victims are forced to incur medical expenses. These expenses can be extremely costly and can take a long time to pay off. Despite the costs of medical care, is it highly important that you seek medical assistance after an accident and injury both for your health and to protect your legal rights. The good news is that in many cases, you will have the right to be compensated for all of your medical expenses by the party who caused your accident.
Common Types of Medical Expenses
Personal injury can cause damage to both a person’s body as well as their mind. Here are a few examples of expenses that can be incurred as a result of an injury:
- Emergency room visits
- MRIs,1 EEGs,2 and other medical procedures
- Laboratory fees
- Dental fees
- Psychiatric care
- Private in-home care
- Prescription drugs
- Purchasing of equipment (i.e. walker, wheelchair, crutches, etc.)
Filing a Claim for Relief
If you have been injured, chances are you will incur some of the expenses mentioned above. If you have been injured by another person’s willful acts or negligence, then you may be able to have your medical expenses covered. The type of relief sought will be determined by the extent of your losses. A seasoned personal injury attorney will be able to understand your case and determine what relief may be within your right to claim as an injured party.
Connecticut Personal Injury Attorneys
At Polito & Harrington, we have handled a number of personal injury lawsuits and have a proven track record of obtaining favorable judgments and settlements for our clients. Our office is located in New London, CT, but we offer legal assistance to clients located in Rhode Island as well. As personal injury attorneys, we offer free initial consultations and do not charge you a dime unless we are able to obtain a settlement or judgment in your favor. Call today at 860-447-3300 or contact us online to discuss your personal injury claim.