What Is Personal Injury?

A “personal injury” occurs when a person is injured physically, mentally, or emotionally and generally at no-fault of their own.  

It does not refer to damages to possessions or property nor is slander or character attack.

Many personal injuries are caused by others who have acted negligently, recklessly, carelessly, deliberately, or deliberately to cause harm. If this is what happened to you or your loved one, to seek compensation for your bills and expenses, you can bring a personal injury case against the at-fault party.

 

Personal Injury Accidents

We have helped victims of injury cases throughout the Greater Philadelphia Area seek compensation for:

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Distracted Driving Accidents
  • Workplace Injuries & Deaths
  • And more...

 

The first step towards a successful outcome is to be aware of what you need to do right after the accident. Regardless of your type of accident, remember to do the following immediately after:

 

Go as soon as possible to the doctor or emergency room. It can go a long way to help your case if your injuries are noted by a doctor. More importantly, very severe injuries are not always immediately apparent at times and can only be diagnosed in a hospital. Call the police if your accident happened in a public place. This will allow for the filing of an official report.

 

First steps, after an accident...

If you have had an accident at work, contact your supervisor directly. In this way, they can fill in any necessary paperwork that needs to be completed for a claim for compensation for workers. Collect witness contact information. If it goes to court, they can help reinforce your case.

Take pictures of everything. This includes the scene of the accident, injuries, damage to property, etc.

Keep notes about the accident.

Keep everything. Keeping your medical bills, receipts, prescription information, and anything else after an accident that has to do with your injuries is essential.

Call Abramson & Denenberg.  Our personal injury lawyers have years of experience representing victims who have been hurt by no fault of their own. We will guide you step by step through this process while fighting for the best possible outcome so that you can focus on getting healthy again.

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