When It's Time To Call On The Personal Injury Experts


If you've been hurt in a car accident, you may need to call on experts for help. Read on to find out about various experts and how they can benefit your case for accident compensation from the at-fault driver.

Experts Who Understand Accident Scenes

If you and the other side are both claiming innocence, your personal injury lawyer may bring in an accident reconstruction expert. These experts may be educated and have experience in engineering and other fields and can use evidence to help assess how the accident occurred. They use accident scene evidence like photographs, skid marks, damage to vehicles, and more to find out important facts like the speed, direction of travel, visibility, etc.

Experts Who Understand Medical Treatment Needs

Second only to fault is the issue of medical expenses in an accident. The treating doctors may be called upon to verify injuries and their severity along with future needs for more treatment. The more severe your injuries, the greater your pain and suffering payment could be.

Experts Who Understand Rehabilitation Needs

These experts have knowledge of the way the accident injuries, including emotional damage, affects your day-to-day life as well as your job. If you are permanently disabled because of the wreck, these experts can provide opinions as to why you are unable to work at a previous job and what other jobs you could pursue if given training and education.

Experts Who Understand the Economic Impact of Accidents

Not everything that happens as a result of the accident can easily be equated to dollars and cents. For example, if you are hurt so badly that your career and earning capacity for the future is severely impacted, you'll need an expert to estimate your lost earnings as a result. For example, if you own your own business, your profit and loss could have been affected in ways that linger on for years.

Experts Who Understand How Car Accidents Affect the Body

Unfortunately, some insurers will try to pin accident injuries on previous accidents or medical issues. Bio-mechanical experts can review your injuries and form a link between them and the accident. For example, a previous back injury may have been made much worse by an accident and you would be entitled to payment for that worsening if it can be proven. You won't need all of the above experts for your accident case, but you might need at least one if the accident was complex and your injuries were severe. Speak to a personal injury lawyer at a firm like GGRM Law Firm to find out more about the importance of proving your damages with experts.


11 December 2019

My Day in Court

When I sued a product manufacturer after a disfiguring accident, I never expected to actually go to court. I assumed that the case would eventually be settled, like most personal injury cases are. To my surprise, they wouldn't budge, and we ended up having to go all the way to court. I was pretty nervous about testifying, but I had a great attorney that prepared me well, and everything went smoothly. In the end, the jury saw things my way. I realized that I probably wasn't the only person to ever experience an unexpected day in court, and that's how I got the idea to start this blog. If you're looking for tips to help you prepare or wondering what to expect when you go to court for a lawsuit, this blog contains important information for you.