Cross Border Injuries

What does a personal injury lawyer handle?

A personal injury lawyer will handle most of the complicated elements of the situation so you can focus on getting well and returning to your life as quickly as possible.

If a personal injury lawyer takes your case, they will ensure that:

More than just ensuring that all proper steps are taken, a personal injury lawyer will:

Experiencing a personal injury can make it difficult to perform all of the tasks required when seeking compensation in a timely manner. 

Depending on where the accident took place, a personal injury lawsuit must be filed within two to ten years of an individual discovering that they have a claim. Therefore, it is important to begin your claim as soon as possible.

Discovery of a claim happens on the earlier of the following dates:

1. The date the individual first knew of the injury, knew that the injury was caused by or contributed to by an act or omission of the person the claim is being filed against, and knew that a legal proceeding would be the appropriate way to remedy the injury.

2. The date on which a reasonable person would have first known the above items. 

Understandably, if the injury is severe and your life has been significantly disrupted, you may not be able to pursue the claim on your own or to the full extent of your abilities. This is why you should contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible to discuss the options available to you before the statute runs out.

Expert personal injury lawyers are here to help

Experiencing a personal injury can be life-altering. Not only may you be dealing with physical and psychological wounds but you may have also experienced lost wages, out-of-pocket expenses, medical costs, and personal property damage or losses. 

Trying to navigate this new reality alone can be almost impossible. Legal professionals use their knowledge and experience to get you the compensation you both need and deserve.