Indianapolis is a bustling city with plenty on offer. After all, we’re the Crossroads of America (six interstates cross right here); Kurt Vonnegut and Wonder Bread were both born here; we’re home to the world-famous Indianapolis 500, and the Indianapolis Zoo is world class. In short, Indianapolis has something for everyone and is great any way you slice it. If you’ve been injured in an Indianapolis accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, however, things are bound to be difficult. If someone else’s negligence has left you injured, you need experienced legal counsel.

Your Injury

Every personal injury claim is unique to its own set of circumstances. When someone else’s negligence leads to injury, it can be especially difficult. Whether the accident that caused your injury was a car accident, a slip-and-fall accident, or anything else, you are no doubt at a loss for how best to proceed. If you’ve been injured, it’s important that you focus your energy on your full recovery and that you allow your skilled personal injury attorney to help guide your claim toward its most positive resolution.

If you’ve been injured in any kind of accident that was caused by another person’s negligence, you have a lot going on—but you don’t have to face this difficult situation alone. An experienced personal injury attorney will help navigate your claim toward just compensation while you get down to the important task of regaining your health. The dedicated legal team at The Law Office of William W. Hurst in Indianapolis is committed to aggressively advocating for your claim’s just resolution. Our skilled personal injury lawyers have the experience, knowledge, and determination to champion your rights and your rightful compensation.

Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury claims can be predicated on a variety of different kinds of accidents that stem from the negligence of others. While car crashes and slip and falls often top the list, there are many other types of negligence that can lead to dangerous accidents. At The Law Office of William W. Hurst in Indianapolis, we are experienced in a variety of personal injury practice areas:

Further, we practice not only in downtown Indianapolis but also all over the great state of Indiana:

Insurance Companies

Many people who’ve been injured in accidents that were caused by the negligence of others are unsure of how best to move forward. Such accidents and attendant injuries can be difficult to navigate, and victims often choose the path of least resistance, which typically includes allowing the insurance company involved to do its presumptive job and effectively settle the matter. This strategy, however, is not in the best interest of your personal injury claim.

Although insurance companies do a great job of advertising their selfless motives, it’s important to recognize that insurance companies are for-profit businesses that are in the business of generating revenue. This often means that insurance companies are willing to do whatever it takes to maximize profits and to minimize payouts. It’s naïve to assume that your just settlement is the insurance company’s primary goal. If someone else’s negligence has left you injured, you’ve got plenty to deal with, and full compensation is an important element of your recovery process. Your dedicated personal injury attorney will fight to effectively and efficiently obtain the settlement to which you’re entitled.

Your Losses

Personal injuries suffered in accidents caused by the negligence of others are nothing if not emotionally and physically exhausting. In fact, if you’ve suffered such an injury, you’re likely not fully aware of the extent of your accident-induced losses. To seek just compensation, it’s imperative that your claim adequately represents your total damages, and your personal injury lawyer will help ensure that yours does. There are several key areas of loss that should never be overlooked:

  • Medical expenses. The most obvious losses associated with any accident are the attendant medical expenses. Depending on the severity of your injury, these can be immense:
  • Emergency transportation from the accident scene
  • Emergency care and treatment
  • Surgery and surgical aftercare
  • Medical treatment from doctors, specialists, and therapists
  • Follow-up care and aftercare
  • Ongoing treatment and care
  • Physical therapy
  • Adaptive physical equipment and home adaptations
  • Home health care

Every injury is as unique as the individual sufferer, but it’s important to remember that injuries can develop complications over time and that understanding the full scope of injuries you’ve incurred in your accident is crucial to fully recovering on your personal injury claim.

  • Property damage. Depending on the kind of accident you’ve endured, you may also experience property damage. Damage to your car in a car accident, for example.
  • Lost wages. If you’ve suffered significant injuries, you’re likely to also lose hours and wages on the job. Time lost at work can have significant repercussions on your finances, and depending upon the kind of injuries you’ve suffered, you may even experience decreased earning potential into the future. All told, the losses related to your employment can be extensive.
  • Emotional damages. Accidents take an emotional toll on their victims, and when such accidents are caused by the negligence of someone else, this emotional component can be even more difficult to rectify. Because most of us closely identify our careers with our sense of self, an injury-related setback at work can have serious emotional consequences. Further, the physical difficulties brought on by your injuries may be accompanied by emotional upset that can be difficult to overcome.

Although no amount of compensation can ever turn back the hands of time, and leave you in pre-accident condition, just compensation can better equip you to travel the path toward a full recovery.

If You Are Injured by Someone Else’s Negligence, Consult an Indianapolis Personal Injury Attorney Today

If someone else’s negligence has left you injured, you need an experienced personal injury lawyer. At The Law Office of William W. Hurst in Indianapolis, our dedicated legal team has the experience, skill, and tenacity to help you obtain just compensation. Our aggressive personal injury attorneys will fight tirelessly for your claim’s best possible resolution, and we’re here to help. Your rights and your rightful compensation matter, so please contact or call us at (317) 636-0808 to schedule a free consultation today.

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