Have you or someone you care about suffered a personal injury through no fault of their own? If so, you need to know what medical and legal options are available to you after a personal injury.
Depending on the circumstances surrounding your case you may be able to recover medical costs, lost income and other expenses related to your injury. Lovett and Myers are experienced Georgia personal injury lawyers serving Macon, Georgia. It’s important to understand the negligent party’s responsibilities and your rights under the law.
How is Personal Injury Defined?
A Macon personal injury lawyer represent those who claim to have been injured as the result of wrongdoing or negligence of another party; this can be a person, a corporation, any other entity. Injuries may be physical or psychological in nature, but are always injury to a person. Types of injuries include but are not limited to:
- Work Accident
- Traffic/Car accidents
- Medical Negligence
- Industrial Disease Cases
It’s important to note that while medical negligence and industrial disease cases may not appear to go under personal injury, they do. Statutes of limitations will vary depending on the circumstances surrounding the injury.
What Are Your Rights After a Personal Injury?
When you’ve suffered a personal injury, you have certain rights if the other party was negligent or guilty of wrongdoing:
The right to recover your lost wages due to the personal injury and the costs for medical treatment as a result of the injury.
Help with recovery and rehabilitation
Some injuries will require extensive long term care and rehabilitation, while others will not. Depending on the circumstances and extent of your injuries, you will have certain rights while the wrongful party will have certain responsibilities. Each situation is unique, and this is why it’s important to work with a Georgia personal injury lawyer that you can trust.
Do You Need a Macon Personal Injury Lawyer?
If you’ve suffered a personal injury as the result of another’s negligence or wrongdoing, you need a legal consultation. We’ll be able to help you assess your damages, discover who is liable for your injury and if you have a claim. As statutes of limitations can vary on a case by case basis, make sure you seek legal counsel as quickly as possible after your injury. If you believe you have a claim, contact us today at 478-476-4500.