In Massachusetts, injuries are the third leading cause of death according to the Massachusetts Department of Health. This is a scary number to consider since an injury can happen at any moment while doing even the most mundane tasks. You could be out grabbing some groceries when you suddenly slip and fall and are left with a permanent injury. If the injury is not treated correctly you can end up being part of the injury statistics we mentioned. After receiving medical attention it is important to contact a personal injury attorney who will work to hold negligent parties accountable for their actions.
Personal injury covers more than just slip and falls and premises liability. Some of the other incidents that can be covered under personal injury are:
Personal injury covers any injury caused by a negligent party against another person. That means there are many other accidents and incidents that can be considered personal injuries. It is important to discuss the details of your claim with Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C. to determine the best legal option for you.
The easiest answer to this question is if you were injured by another party through no fault of your own, then yes, there can be a personal injury claim filed on your behalf. No matter how minor the injury may seem, it is important to seek medical attention. Medical professionals may find other underlying issues that could have been missed if you had not been checked out. Some of the most common types of injuries include:
There are many other injuries that can be caused by an accident and some may be permanent while others can go away in a few months. You should always seek medical attention immediately after an accident.
Medical bills and other expenses will quickly pile up after an accident. You may need extensive medical care and there may be damage to your property. In many cases, you will need to take time off of work. Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C. will work tirelessly on your behalf to obtain compensation for these and other damages.
The scene of an accident no matter how small can be chaotic. If possible you should try to document your surroundings and the people there. This can help your New Bedford personal injury attorney to build your case. We understand this may not be possible as you may be unable to physically do so. Your attorney will be able to gather other relevant evidence to help your claim. You should also consider there is a three-year statute of limitations to file a personal injury claim. Do not wait to call Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C. immediately after an accident at 617-917-3917 for a case review.