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Is Your Injury Eligible for a Personal Injury Claim?

An accident can cause many different types of injuries. Some injuries are permanent and long-lasting, and some injuries heal with medical treatment. However, any and all injuries that were caused by another person’s negligence are eligible for compensation through filing a personal injury lawsuit. If you were injured in some kind of accident, one of our Brooklyn attorneys at Belushin Law Firm, P.C. can help you file your claim.

There are several different general categories of common types of personal injuries, including:

  • Chronic Pain Injuries - Many accident victims suffer chronic pain from their injuries. This pain can be the result of neck and back injuries, spinal cord injuries, head injuries, or other soft tissue or internal injuries. Chronic pain is manageable though medication, injections, and rehabilitative therapy, but it has a serious impact on the future health and quality of life of the victim. If you suffer from chronic pain from an accident, a lawyer can help you file a claim to compensate for your pain and suffering.
  • Scarring Injuries - Some accident victims receive lacerations of burns from their accident. This causes permanent scarring to the affected skin, and it can be a disfiguring permanent injury, especially if it is located on the face, neck, torso, arms, and hands. If you suffered scarring from any kind of accident, you should speak with a lawyer about filing a claim.
  • Soft Tissue Injuries - A soft tissue injury is an injury to the muscles and tendons in the body. Soft tissue injuries come in the form of sprains, strains, and tears. They are commonly found in the back, neck, shoulder, knee, and legs. One of the common forms of soft tissue injuries is whiplash. If you suffered a soft tissue injury in an accident, you should contact a Brooklyn attorney to discuss your legal rights.
  • Trauma Injuries - Trauma, also known as a traumatic injury, is a serious injury to the body caused by blunt force or a sharp force. Trauma includes lacerations, contusions, bruises, broken bones, muscular injury, bleeding, and other internal and external injuries. Serious cases of trauma include amputation, brain injury, and broken back or neck. If you suffered a traumatic injury in a car accident or some other type of accident, you should contact a lawyer to discuss filing a personal injury lawsuit.
  • Head Injury - A head injury occurs when there is a blow to the head from a sharp object or blunt force. Both closed head wounds and open head wounds can cause serious brain damage or death. If you were in any kind of accident, and you suffered a head injury or concussion, you should speak with a Brooklyn lawyer about your right to file a personal injury lawsuit.

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Brooklyn Lawyers Can Help With Your Claim

Injuries don’t necessarily have to be traumatic. Many injuries come in the form of illness or some other type of medical condition. When an individual eats a defective food product, inhales a toxic substance, or ingests a dangerous pharmaceutical product, they are harmed even though they do not have a cut or broken bones. An illness, whether it is some kind of poisoning, cancer, disease, or change in bodily function, can still be considered an injury and can cause serious health effects over the course of a person’s life. If you suffered an illness or other form of injury due to another person’s negligence, you should speak with a Brooklyn Lawyer.

There are many types of injuries that are not traumatic injuries, but rather debilitating illnesses. One example of an illness caused by negligence is Mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a rare and deadly cancer that is caused by the inhalation of asbestos fibers. Mesothelioma takes decades to develop in the victim, and the prognosis is extremely poor. Just because mesothelioma victims don’t have bumps or bruises immediately after their injury doesn’t mean their illness is any less serious. The company that exposed the victim to asbestos is responsible for compensating the sick worker for their pain and suffering.

Cancer and other progressive diseases can also qualify as injuries in medical malpractice claims. If a doctor negligently fails to diagnose the patient’s disease, that doctor has committed medical malpractice and the victim has a right to file a claim to compensate for their pain and suffering. Other illnesses occur in medical situations, such as infections at surgical sites, internal injuries from surgical errors, and the development of other types of diseases from misdiagnosis. If you were hurt because of negligent medical treatment, your injury is just as real as a contusion or broken bone from a car accident. You need to hire Brooklyn lawyers who understand the complexities of injuries caused by medical malpractice.

Defective products can also cause a wide range of illnesses and injuries. Pharmaceutical products are the main culprit, and they have caused injuries to millions of Americans in the form of illnesses and strange side effects. Some examples of pharmaceutical injuries in the past decade include successful lawsuits for plaintiffs who developed extreme weight gain, diabetes, liver damage, blindness, strokes, blood clots, and suicidal ideations. Just because these injuries are difficult to trace back to pharmaceutical industries doesn’t mean that the negligent pharmaceutical companies should get away with it. If you were injured by a dangerous drug or other medical product, you should speak with a Brooklyn attorney as soon as possible.

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