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Reasons to Pursue a Personal Injury Case

There are many reasons to pursue a personal injury case.

You may feel obliged to file a lawsuit against the other party if you have been injured. An experienced personal injury lawyer is available to assist accident victims who have suffered serious injuries in seeking compensation from the negligent party and the insurance company.

A personal injury claim can be filed to recover damages for the injured party as well as tangible items such as lost wages and medical bills.

There are four reasons why you should file a personal injury suit:

Insurance coverage for medical expenses

Personal injuries can result in multiple doctor visits, expensive emergency treatment, and even surgery. Counseling, therapy, and other forms of mental healthcare are possible if you have suffered from mental or emotional anguish.

Even if you have insurance, these costs can quickly mount and become overwhelming for even the most financially secure individuals. You can file a claim to cover your medical expenses. Personal injury claims may also be applicable to future medical expenses in certain cases.

Other Damages Recovered:

You may experience a loss in your enjoyment of life or the loss of a partner as a result of an accident. You may be eligible for compensation if your legs are permanently damaged in a motor vehicle accident.

Avoiding Future Accidents

One of the best reasons for filing a personal injury claim is to prevent future accidents. Society will hold accountable anyone who causes an accident by driving carelessly.

To deter future risky behavior, it is worth seeking damages and exposing the victim’s fault. It can be used as an example for others.


It is important to hold the at-fault party accountable, but it is equally important that you hold your insurance company and the negligent party responsible. Insurance companies need to protect their rights and will often offer a settlement offer that is low to accident victims.

This post was written by Kelly-Ann Jenkins of Jenkins Law P.L. Kelly-Ann is a personal injury attorney St Petersburg FL. She focuses on personal injury, car accidents, and bicyclist injuries. The information on this site is not intended to and does not offer legal advice, legal recommendations, or legal representation on any matter. Hiring an attorney is an important decision, which should not be based on advertising. You need to consult an attorney for legal advice regarding your situation.

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