When the End Isn’t Really the End

By August 7, 2017 November 23rd, 2018 Medical and Legal Issues

Serious injuries, such as broken bones, head trauma, or disc herniations requiring back surgery, are not uncommon experiences following an auto accident or slip and fall.  Serious injuries like these can require surgery, sometimes multiple surgeries, and extensive rounds of physical therapy and rehabilitation.  Even after all of the treatment, cortisone injections and rehab, an injury may not be fully resolved.  Pain and symptoms will often remain and can remain for months, years, or a lifetime.  Such permanent injuries require an aggressive injury attorney and a plan to fight for every dollar. A common question I hear in these types of cases is: What if I never get better?  Do I have to wait for years of treatment to finish before we can try and resolve the claim?  In many cases, such as when hardware has been installed to repair a fracture, or when surgery was required to fuse vertebrae in the spine, the injury is clearly permanent and the pain…
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Source: Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Blog