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Back Injury in Miami
Back injuries happen for many different reasons and in different environments. Sometimes, some of these injuries occur because someone dropped the ball on another person's safety. It could be an employer, a driver, a landlord, you name it.
That's where our Miami back injury attorney steps in to establish what exactly happened and if there's any way they can help make the injured feel whole again. Usually, helping back injury victims obtain financial compensation goes a long way toward settling medical bills and other expenses related to such accidents. It also helps restore the injured to the situation they were in before the accident happened.
If you or a loved one has suffered back injuries and you believe that you might be owed some compensation, fill out our free case evaluation form today. We will be more than happy to review your case and discuss your legal options if valid.
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What Types of Accidents Can Cause Back Injuries?
Back injuries can result from various accidents and in different situations. These include but are not limited to car accidents, slips and falls, workplace incidents, and even medical negligence.
What Situations Would Warrant a Back Injury Claim or Lawsuit?
In most cases, a back injury claim or lawsuit may be warranted if the injury is a result of someone else's negligence. This includes accidents caused by unsafe premises, reckless driving, or other negligent actions. That said, negligence is usually not the only determining factor when establishing whether the injured deserves compensation.
What Are the Long-Term Effects of Serious Back Injuries?
Serious back injuries can lead to severe, long-term effects. We're talking about chronic pain, reduced mobility, and long-term medical treatment. As a result, such injuries could significantly impact an individual's activities of daily living, ability to work, and overall quality of life.
What Damages Can I Recover if I Suffered Back Injury in Miami Due to Someone Else's Negligence?
If your back injury is due to someone else's negligence, you may recover damages such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, rehabilitation costs, and other related losses. The specific damages you may be entitled to will, however, depend on the uniqueness of your case.
Will Surgery Increase My Back Injury Settlement?
The need for surgery often involves additional medical expenses and recovery time. For this reason, if you have a valid case, surgery could indeed increase the settlement value.
Can I Settle a Back Injury Claim Without a Lawyer?
While it is possible to settle without legal representation, involving a lawyer is advisable to handle such a case. That's because a lawyer will advocate for your rights and ensure the insurance company does not trick you into settling for less than you deserve.
I Suffered a Back Injury at Work. Against Whom Do I File a Claim With?
In Miami or elsewhere in Florida, you'll typically file a workers' compensation claim with your employer's insurance carrier if you suffer a back injury at work. That way, you'll be able to recover economic damages.
Can I File a Lawsuit if I Suffer a Back Injury While at Work?
In most cases, you cannot file a lawsuit against your employer for a work-related injury. That's because workers' compensation is usually put in place for situations like this. Filing a workers' comp claim automatically waives your right to sue your employer. That said, there are certain situations where you may be allowed to sue your employer, such as if the back injury occurred due to their intentional actions or if they do not have workers' comp insurance.
I Suffered a Back Injury After Slipping and Falling at a Grocery Store. Do I Have a Case?
Yes, you may have a case if the back injury resulted from the store's negligence. A good example of negligence in such a case is failure to maintain a safe environment or setting up warning signs.
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Back injuries are usually expensive to treat and may require long-term care before you are able to live a normal life again. At Morgan and Morgan, our back injury lawyers in Miami might be able to help you secure full compensation for your injuries and losses. Contact us today to learn more.
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