If you or your loved one have suffered a spinal cord injury, we know that this is a difficult time. You have probably seen bills pile up and you are struggling with new obstacles as you adjust to life with your injury. Our Rockledge spinal cord injury lawyer can help you fight for the compensation that you deserve.
Andrew Pickett Law, PLLC is ready to help you pursue compensation and hold those who harmed you accountable. Andrew Pickett is not afraid to take your case to court to help you fight for a fair case outcome.
Pursuing Damages in a Spinal Cord Injury Case
We can help you recover compensation from the party who caused your spinal cord injury. When you work with our Rockledge catastrophic injury lawyer, some of the damages they can help you recover include:
It can be expensive to recover from a spinal cord injury, especially if you or your loved one need continued treatment. You should not have to pay for the cost of treating your injury when another person is at-fault for causing it.
If you need to take time to recover from your injuries, that can mean missed days at work. Your injury may require long-term treatment, and missed paychecks can begin to add up and cause financial stress for you and your family. Compensation can make up for your lost income and help you and your family get back on your feet.
Lost Earning Potential
If a spinal cord injury leaves lasting damage, it could affect your ability to work in the future. When your injury impacts your ability to work in the same capacity or work at all, we can help you secure money to make up for your lost earning potential.
Diminished Quality of Life
A spinal cord injury can also affect your ability to enjoy things you once loved, like sports or hobbies. If your injury results in emotional anguish and a diminished quality of life, that has to be considered when compensation is calculated. We can assign a value to this loss to help you receive payment.
Pain and Suffering
Your compensation should also help make up for any past and future pain and suffering you experienced as a result of your spinal cord injury. Our team will ensure we include your pain and suffering when we demand compensation from the at-fault party’s insurer.
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How Our Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Can Help You
Our spinal cord injury attorney serving Rockledge can build your case and fight for compensation. You can focus on recovering while we manage your case. Your lawyer will:
- Gather evidence: We can talk to eyewitnesses, secure surveillance footage, and gather any other evidence needed to make your case.
- Keep you updated on progress in your case: We can handle your case for you, and we will keep you in the loop to promptly let you know about any updates.
- Field settlement offers and calculate fair compensation: Your attorney will field settlement offers and help you figure out if they are fair. If they are not, we will continue to fight for the compensation that you deserve.
- Hold all liable parties accountable: Your lawyer will hold any parties that contributed to your injury accountable, whether you suffered your spinal cord damage in a car accident, a fall, or another situation.
- Defend you or your loved ones from accusations: If another party tries to blame you or your loved one for the accident that caused the spinal cord injury, your attorney will defend you and highlight who is liable.
- Make your case in court: Some spinal cord injury cases settle before going to trial. If your case goes to court, we are prepared to continue fighting for you.
Andrew Pickett and his team of paralegals are ready to help you secure the fair compensation you deserve.
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The Statute of Limitations for Filing a Spinal Injury Lawsuit
It is important to remember that you do not have unlimited time to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. Florida Statutes § 95.11(3)(a) typically gives you four years to file your lawsuit. If your injury was caused by medical malpractice, you usually have two years to file your lawsuit, per Florida Statutes § 95.11(4)(b).
The quicker you act, the quicker we can begin compiling your case and fighting for the compensation that you and your family deserve. Our lawyer can explain any circumstances that may change the amount of time you have to file a lawsuit. We can keep your case on track and make sure you file on time.
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Affording Our Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer
You should not have to worry about the cost of hiring a lawyer when you are injured and unable to work. Our firm will not charge you any upfront fees for our services. We work on a contingency-fee basis, which means you’ll owe us no payment until your case is won. The payment our lawyer receives will come as a percentage of your compensation. You won’t have to pay us out-of-pocket.
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Types of Spinal Cord Injury Cases
Spinal cord injuries are often serious and can happen as a result of any catastrophic accident. Our firm has experience handling many types of spinal injury cases, including those involving:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Slip and falls
- Falls from great heights
- Sporting injuries
- Medical malpractice
Regardless of the accident that caused your injury, our firm is here to help you seek justice. We are not afraid to take your case to court to hold the liable party accountable.
Get Your Free Legal Consultation
If you want to learn more about your legal options, contact Andrew Pickett Law, PLLC. We would be happy to answer any questions you have. During your free consultation, we can tell you more about how our Rockledge, FL spinal cord injury lawyer can build your case. Contact us today.