Almost everyone will be involved in some type of accident during their lifetime. However, if you have suffered an injury in an accident that was not your fault, you should not have to pay for the resulting losses.
Personal injury law exists to help victims recover compensation for damages caused by another party’s negligence. If you have suffered harm because of someone else’s reckless or wrongful actions, a Michigan personal injury attorney with Ben Crump Law, PLLC can help you pursue awards for your medical bills, lost wages, and more.
Our Firm has Secured Millions of Dollars for Personal Injury Clients
While attorney Ben Crump is nationally known for his civil rights cases, our firm also has a reputation for success serving personal injury victims. Mr. Crump and his team have recovered more than $640 million for personal injury clients from across the country.
If you have suffered an injury in Michigan, we can advocate for you. You should not have to deal with the financial burden of an accident and injuries you did not cause. We can help you hold the negligent party responsible. We will fight for compensation for your:
- Medical treatment – We can help you seek past and future accident-related medical expenses. This includes awards for doctor and hospital bills, surgeries, physical and occupational therapy, long-term care services, mobility aids, medications, and medical equipment.
- Pain and suffering – Severe injuries can lead to a host of physical, mental, and emotional complications that can change your quality of life. We can help you seek awards for chronic pain, stress, anxiety, depression, loss of mobility or paralysis, scarring and disfigurement, and the inability to participate in activities and hobbies you once enjoyed.
- Lost wages – If you missed work because of your personal injury, we can help you recover your lost wages, earnings, and benefits. If your injuries prevent you from returning to your previous job or working in any capacity, we can help you pursue compensation for the loss of your future earning potential.
- Personal property damages – We can help you recover awards to fix or replace property damaged during your accident, including damages to your vehicle, cell phones and electronics, and jewelry.
- Miscellaneous expenses – You may have various other costs resulting from your injuries, such as rental car fees, medical travel expenses, and household services. Our attorneys will help you identify miscellaneous losses stemming from your injury and pursue every dollar owed to you.
How Much Is Your Personal Injury Worth?
How much compensation you can receive for your personal injury depends on factors unique to you and your accident, including your age, your wages at the time of your injury, the cost of your medical care, and the extent of your pain and suffering. However, if you suffered a severe injury, your medical expenses alone could amount to tens of thousands of dollars.
According to HealthCare.gov, the average three-day hospital stay costs about $30,000. Unfortunately, if you do not have insurance, you will be left paying the entire total. Even with health care coverage, your deductible and uncovered expenses can add up to thousands. We believe the person who caused your accident should be responsible for these costs, not you and your family.
What Is a Personal Injury?
A wide range of accidents and injuries fall under the umbrella of personal injury law. Our attorneys can help victims recover compensation for damages caused by:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Slip and falls
- Medical malpractice
- Defective products
- Defective drugs and medical devices
- Motorcycle accidents
- Birth injuries
- Fire and burn injuries
- Workplace injuries
- Negligent security
According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, nationwide, vehicle accidents and falls are among the top three causes of unintentional, fatal injuries. In Michigan alone, nearly 70,000 people suffered a car crash injury in 2020, according to the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning.
Wrongful Death Is a Type of Personal Injury Case
Wrongful death is a type of personal injury case that allows a deceased’s family members to pursue awards the deceased could have sought had they lived. Wrongful death awards may include the cost of your loved one’s medical care and funeral and burial expenses, your loved one’s lost wages, and compensation for the loss of your family member’s companionship and support.
Our Team Can Assist You with Pursing Awards
We understand that you have your hands full dealing with your injury and recovery, and insurance claims and lawsuits may be the last thing on your mind. Let our team take on the work of recovering awards so that you can concentrate on your health. We will:
- Collect evidence, including photographs, videos, and witnesses’ statements
- Enlist the help of medical professionals and accident reconstructionists who can testify on your behalf
- File your claims or lawsuits and manage case paperwork and deadlines
- Handle all phone calls and emails with insurance agents, attorneys, and other involved parties
- Represent you during negotiations
- Take your case to trial if needed
There Is a Time Limit for Seeking Compensation in Michigan
There is no legal deadline for filing an insurance claim, though it is a good idea to do so as soon as possible following your accident. However, if we must file a lawsuit to achieve compensation, you are bound by Michigan’s statute of limitations. Our lawyers can tell you more about these time limits and how they affect your case.
Contact Ben Crump Law, PLLC Today
If you are a victim of injustice, reach out to the team at Ben Crump Law, PLLC today. We want to help you fight for the awards you need to get back on your feet and care for yourself and your family. Whether your injury resulted from a car accident, medical negligence, or any other reckless or wrongful act, our Michigan personal injury attorneys are ready to assist you.
To learn more about how we can serve you, call our offices at (800) 730-1331 for a free consultation. Our staff can answer your questions and tell you more about your options for financial recovery.