When To Call A Personal Injury Lawyer

Unfortunately, you can do everything right and still end up hurt because of someone else’s negligence. It’s human nature for you to want to brush it off as “no big deal” – until it becomes a BIG DEALSo what constitutes a “big deal”?

  1. If you are actually injured and unable to function/work.
  2. You can’t deal with the problems from the injury.
  3. It is costing your family physically, mentally, and/or monetarily.

So, when is the best time to call a personal injury lawyer? As soon as it happens! But, that’s not generally when someone calls. Instead, most people wait until the injury becomes “painfully” obvious. Or, they wait until it starts to overwhelm them mentally. Or worse, they let the injury affect their whole family. Let’s discuss the three “big deal” reasons to call a personal injury lawyer a little more.

When You Are Injured

Again, most people just want to brush it off as “no big deal”. Because of this, they overlook the obvious signs of an injury. They’ll “tough it out” and manage through it with painkillers and muscle rubs. Most won’t even call a doctor. But, when the pain doesn’t go away, it’s time to face reality – they are injured. And while they didn’t end up in the emergency room, it’s time to do something about it. At some point, you will have to get it checked out.

A doctor  can help identify your injury, make recommendations, and even prescribe medications to help with the pain. But, a doctor visit can be costly, especially if the injury is a lot worse than you expected. Which is why you should call a personal injury lawyer.

When It Gets To Be Too Much For You

After you’ve taken the steps to be checked out, you’ll be hit with a ton of paperwork. You’ll have to schedule follow-up visits and take time off from work. You’ll probably have to call multiple locations to schedule appointments. This wasn’t a problem before your injury. But now, you have all this to deal with. It makes working almost impossible. You spend more time dealing with paperwork and bills. You lose sleep because you don’t know what to do. Which is another reason why you should call a personal injury lawyer.

When It Starts Costing Your Family

And finally, your injury could be hurting your family too. If you are out of work for an extended time, you could be in a financial hardship. Your injury could affect your physical relationship with your spouse/partner. It could cause fights that wouldn’t have occurred otherwise. When your family starts to suffer because of an injury you received from someone else’s negligence, you must call a personal injury lawyer.

Don’t Wait

The worst thing you can do after being injured is waiting until it has become a BIG problem. Most personal injury lawyers offer free consultations. You’ll get a chance to discuss your situation, your injury, and your options. A personal injury lawyer can help you make the right decision regarding your injury. While this is another phone call you have to deal with, it is a phone call that can make life a little easier for you. To make your life easier, call Tim Fleming at the Tim Fleming Law Firm today.