Soft tissue injuries involve the muscles, tendons, and ligaments in the body. They can occur as a result of many situations, according to the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). You might have suffered such an injury in a car accident, for instance. If you or a family member suffered a soft tissue injury in a collision, reach out to Bressman Law to discuss filing a claim with the liable party’s insurer. We can even help you file a lawsuit, if necessary. Consider calling our team at (614) 538-1116 today about hiring a Cincinnati soft tissue injury lawyer.
Types of Compensation You Could Recover in a Soft Tissue Injury Case
The AAOS reports that rest, medications, and compression can help heal soft tissue injuries. However, depending on your pain levels, you might have to see a doctor or attend physical therapy. While you recover from your injury, you may be unable to work or complete certain tasks.
If this is true in your case, you might be able to pursue compensation to cover the following losses:
- Medical costs
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Lost wages, tips, bonuses, and benefits
- In-home help during your recovery period
Speak to your lawyer about the different losses that your soft tissue injury created. The AAOS states that the knees, wrists, and ankles are especially vulnerable to soft tissue injuries. You may have even strained or sprained your neck.
Bressman Law can help you secure the cost of your collision-related damages. We encourage you to call us today.
For a free legal consultation with a soft tissue injury attorney in Cincinnati, call (614) 538-1116
You Have a Limited Time to Take Legal Action
If you decide to file a lawsuit, you generally have two years to do so under Chapter 2305 of the Ohio Revised Statutes. The statute of limitations usually expires after those two years are up. The timeline starts the day you are injured or discovered that you were hurt.
There might be ways to extend the timeline, though. For instance, if your child is the individual who suffered the soft tissue injury, they may get more time to take legal action. If the other party fled the state following the accident, you could have more time to file a lawsuit in civil court. Your legal team will explore your options and determine how much time you have to take action.
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How Your Cincinnati Soft Tissue Injury Lawyer Will Help You
A lawyer from Bressman Law can take a look at all of your damages and calculate their cumulative value. This is the figure they will send to the insurance company when beginning the negotiation process. After sending your demand letter, they will fight for a fair settlement. You will not have to speak to the other party or the insurer involved in your case.
Your lawyer will give you regular updates on your claim. At Bressman Law, we understand that there are a lot of moving parts involved in the insurance claims process. Let us handle it.
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Your Team Will Obtain Evidence to Support Your Case
We will need to prove fault and liability to secure compensation for you and your loved ones. We can utilize evidence to do so.
Forms of evidence we can use include:
- Your written testimony
- Photos of your injuries
- A journal detailing your injuries and recovery period
- Medical documentation and invoices that can connect your injuries to the accident
- Eyewitness testimony
- Medical expert witness testimony that confirms your condition and prognosis
- Any accident or crash reports that were filed by the police
Call Bressman Law at (614) 538-1116 for a free consultation regarding your case.
You will not owe us anything upfront for our help. You do not have anything to lose by reaching out to us.
By speaking with our team, you can learn about the process of filing a claim or lawsuit. You can also learn about how we handle our cases and fight for our clients. Our clients speak positively in testimonials about how we have been able to help them. We have over 30 years of experience when it comes to fighting for accident victims’ rights. Let us fight for you, too.
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Reasons for Pursuing Compensation
You might be scared at the idea of holding the responsible party (or parties) responsible for their negligence. You do not have to do this alone, however. Your Cincinnati soft tissue injury lawyer will stand by you and protect your rights.
Through your claim or lawsuit, you can hold someone else accountable for their wrongdoing. If someone owed you a duty of care and violated that obligation, you can seek closure and compensatory damages.
You might also have difficulty paying for your accident-related losses after you suffer a soft tissue injury—especially if you cannot work. You can recover damages to support you and your family. A financial award can take some of the pressure off of your shoulders.
Bressman Law Wants to Help You
Our team is waiting to hear from you. Call (614) 538-1116 to discuss your case in depth with a staff member from Bressman Law. We want to get started as soon as possible. It will take time to implement a course of legal action.
If you think that your actions partially caused your accident, do not worry. Ohio Revised Statute Section 2315.01 states that as long as another party is responsible for a majority of your accident, you can still recover damages. We can look at the details of your situation to determine how much you might be able to collect in compensation.
We are excited to put our resources to work for you. You can call Bressman Law today to get started.