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Mental Anguish is Just as Painful as Physical Suffering

After an accident that results in physical pain, doctors, family members, and the victim themselves may believe the answer to their problem lies in medicine. However, the mental health of the victim should never be overlooked simply because it cannot be seen. During litigation, an expert witness such as a psychologist or mental health therapist may be called to testify, should the case go to trial.

Medical Bills After Accident: The Real Cost of Permanent Injury!

Medical bills for the average person have become costly in recent years. The average healthy American with basic insurance coverage through what was formerly known as the Affordable Care Act pays a high premium to simply stay healthy. Now, imagine the victim of an accident: after any type of accident in which a victim sustains lifelong pain and extensive, chronic injuries which require extended treatments and prescription drugs the monthly premiums, deductibles, and co-pays skyrocket.

Pedestrian Accident? 4 Things Victims Must Know!

Pedestrian accidents are a common cause of injuries and unfortunately, fatalities. Hit-and-run accidents involving pedestrians are some of the most catastrophic due to the lack of “protection” that would’ve been provided in the event of a motor vehicle accident. The victim is not surrounded by airbags or the protective steel of a car. Pedestrian accidents usually occur while a victim is crossing the street or is already in the middle of the street, and a vehicle fails to abide by the rules of the road, heed speed limits, or stop completely when necessary.