Lehigh Valley Catastrophic Injury Lawyers
What to do if you are seriously injured in the Lehigh Valley — Easton, Allentown and Bethlehem
Severe accident injuries have an immediate and profound impact on your life. You may find it hard to imagine how you will find the means to recover. If your injuries are catastrophic, you face the prospect of permanent disability and a lifetime of medical treatment. You can be compensated for your losses and suffering if another person contributed to your injuries. At Meshkov & Breslin, our accident attorneys help you understand your options and guide you through the process of filing a personal injury lawsuit in Northampton County or Lehigh County.
Your first steps after you have been injured
After you have been seriously injured, your top priority should be receiving comprehensive medical care. Keep detailed records of all procedures and retain copies of all your bills. As soon as you are able, make note of everything you remember from your accident, including:
- What you were doing when you were injured
- Other people who were directly involved
- Potential witnesses
You may need the help of friends and family in taking these notes and compiling your bills. Once you are fully engaged in medical treatment, seek the assistance of a Lehigh Valley accident attorney at Meshkov & Breslin.
Filing a personal injury lawsuit
An insurance claim alone rarely provides adequate benefits to give you the support you need when dealing with life-changing injuries. Our lawyers may file a lawsuit on your behalf and insist on a damage award that properly covers your expenses. You can receive compensation for:
We also seek general damages, which include compensation for:
- Physical pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
The jury has broad discretion in awarding general damages. Our lawyers call upon witnesses who can testify to the extent of your suffering and make a persuasive case.
A Lehigh Valley catastrophic injury attorney can help you make a fresh start
Though your life will be different after a serious accident, our attorneys know how to get you the maximum possible compensation to help you move on. If your injuries prevent you from travelling, we meet with you in your home or at your hospital bed. Contact Meshkov & Breslin online to inquire about our services or call (610) 438-6300 to schedule your free consultation.