When you have been injured in an accident, it may take many weeks or months for you to fully recover and return to work. Some injuries can be so severe that they result in permanent disabilities that can prevent you from ever working again. If you are unable to work because of an accident caused by someone’s negligence, contact a personal injury attorney for advice on how to recover lost wages by filing a personal injury claim. A qualified lawyer can explain personal injury laws and the benefits that you can expect.
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Various documents will be needed when filing a personal injury claim for lost wages, such as a written report from your doctor stating that you are unable to return to work because of your injuries, as well as a statement from your employer indicating how many hours a week you work and how much you earn, including any overtime. A lawyer from our firm can discuss the information that will be needed to support your claim in more detail, including any medical evidence that will be required, and documentation that shows the impact your injury has had in other areas of your life.
In addition to lost current and future wages, if you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, your may also be eligible for personal injury compensation to cover:
When an injury is so catastrophic that it prevents you from working, it is likely that you will also be incurring excessive medical bills during your recovery. We can thoroughly review your case and provide competent advice on how to seek compensation for any injury-related expenses. Contact a personal injury lawyer from our firm to discuss the compensation laws regarding your case and how to file a claim for monetary damages.