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3 Types of Accidents Covered by Accident Attorneys

Injury can be a vulnerable process to go through and heal from. Emotional or physical, the mind and body take time to heal. When harm comes to you in this way, you may be eligible for a claim, in which case accident attorneys are your best option for representation. Here are three types of accidents that these lawyers may specialize in.


Car Accidents

Vehicular injuries are all too common; The Association for Safe International Road Travel reported that non-fatal road injuries in crashes happen to 20 million to 50 million people each year. When the other driver is at fault, your injuries may make you eligible for financial compensation. Car accident attorneys are your best option in these cases. They understand the legal system, the proper way to frame your argument, and will do everything in their power to win your case (they are, after all, employed by you).


Personal Injury

Falls, broken limbs, lacerations, burns, and paralysis are also eligible occurrences for legal representation. If another party is at fault, you may be entitled to a claim paid to you by accident insurance. Accident insurance is different than conventional medical insurance but is best used in tandem with your primary plan. This type of insurance may cover some of your non-medical expenses such as rent, mortgage, or other monthly expenses. It is important to know that even those who are too young to purchase plans on their own may still be eligible under your name to receive representation, such as harmed children or pets.


Death

Even if an accident results in a death, the deceased are still eligible for representation that may benefit their beneficiaries. If you have set up a will or life insurance, your beneficiaries will be accommodated in that respect, but accident insurance adds further coverage to someone's passing. Any non-health-related expenses that were still unpaid at their time of death may be covered, such as transportation and lodging.


It is important to at least meet with a lawyer to discuss your options following an accident. If you or someone you know has been harmed in an accident, vehicular or otherwise, you all may be eligible for compensation. Contact our car accident lawyers and personal injury attorneys today.


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