Personal injuries can impede your ability to work your normal job, either completely eliminating or drastically reducing your income. Because there are so many negative consequences of personal injuries, you need to make sure that you receive every penny of the compensation you deserve, not only to offset medical expenses and lost wages, but to see that you are fairly compensated for the pain and suffering that can change your life for the worse. Also, be aware that if you were hurt on the job, you are likely entitled to workers compensation.

Personal Injuries are on the Rise

From auto accidents to medical malpractice, personal injuries are extremely common. In fact, according to statistics compiled by the United States Government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 31 million personal injuries that require medical attention occur each year. Unfortunately, some personal injuries even lead to fatalities, in which the family of the deceased is usually entitled to compensation under wrongful death laws. What many people do not realize, however, is that without an experienced attorney to defend their rights, they are likely leaving money for the insurance company to keep, money that should be going to the injured party. Victims of personal injuries caused by the fault of another party are legally entitled to compensation for damages to their health and property.

Seeking Help after an Injury in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City or any of the Surrounding Areas

After your personal injury, the very first thing you need to consider is getting healthcare. Once you have had a chance to catch your breath, and attend to your medical needs, you then need to reach out to an attorney who has expertise with your specific type of injury to seek compensation. Tom Riley Law Firm has helped literally thousands of victims recover restitution for their injuries over the past 35 years, and we would be honored to help you recover financially for your pain and suffering, physical or emotional, too.