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Your Personal Injury Claim Timeline

Across New York City, we have seen an incredible rise in the number of personal injury claims recently, and for attorneys like the team at Levine & Wiss, it has meant a glut of new cases and claims. Personal injury law is one of the most expansive areas of the legal system and covers a wide variety of cases and claims. According to Mr. Joel Levine of Levine & Wiss, the best accident lawyer Brooklyn has in practice, personal injury claims can cover everything from car accident and medical malpractice, to construction site incidents, wrongful death and much more. If you have been injured as a result of another party’s negligence, it is vital that you contact an experienced personal injury attorney like the ones at Levine & Wiss, the best personal injury attorneys NYC has to offer. They can help you to file your claim, and not only get justice for your injuries and damages, but also financial compensation to make up for your losses and damages - both physical and mental! Despite the growing number of personal injury claims occurring each year, many individuals are still relatively uneducated on all the timeline of such cases and how they work. In this article, we will be going over the timeline of a personal injury claim and exactly how you must handle such a situation to get the best results for you.

First and Foremost - Medical Treatment

No matter what happens in your life, no matter what type of accident or injury you have been in, your health and wellness are of paramount importance, and should be the first thing you choose to take on when you suffer from a car accident, medical malpractice incident, or any other type of accident or injuries. According to Brooklyn accident lawyer, Mr. Joel Levine, it is vital that you seek some medical treatment, no matter if you feel as though you are hurt or not. The fact is that with many injuries, they may not often present with many symptoms right away and you may end up feeling certain symptoms and signs of injury later on. In some cases you might have internal bleeding or other various issues, that only can be seen by a doctor using some form of testing. Plus, when you are filing your case, you will need the proper medical documentation to prove your injuries later on - so its an important step to see a doctor right away.

Find the Right Personal Injury Attorney

The next step in the process, and some would say the most important, after your health of course, is to find the right personal injury lawyer for you. The fact is that for anything more than a minor insurance claim, the right attorney can make all the difference and make or break your case. As the best personal injury attorney NYC has to offer, Mr. Levine can help you guide you through the ins and outs of the personal injury claim system, and make sure you avoid costly mistakes and errors that will not only cost you compensatory damages later on, but also cost you to lose your case entirely. Some small claims might be able to be handled without an attorney, but for the best possible results you need someone who is experienced and knows their way around a personal injury claim. The team at Levine & Wiss has helped countless clients to earn millions in settlements and trial wins, and to get the justice they deserve.

Review Evidence and Medical Records with Your Attorney

The next step in the process is to go through the specific details of your case with your attorney. Your lawyer should everything about your case, so make sure not to leave any details out at all - including the accident itself, the injuries you might have suffered, the damages, any treatment you might have had done, and much more. Your attorney will take all these things into consideration when arguing on your behalf and seeking a settlement in your claim.


Demands and Negotiations

Most often in a personal injury claim, the case will be settled before ever going to trial. Its simply the way it is, as most people will want to avoid going to court if at all possible. According to Brooklyn accident lawyer, Mr. Joel Levine, a good attorney will be able to argue on your behalf and earn you a valid settlement for any and all, past, present and future damages you might have suffered as result of the case. They will issue what is known as a demand letter where they identify the damages you want.

Lawsuit, Settlement and/or Verdict

The case is then to be filed and will either continue onto a settlement, or a trial win or loss. .this is the most difficult time period and can often take quite a long time, as each side will plead and argue their case.

There is a lot more that goes into a personal injury claim but this is a solid timeline of the events to be aware of. For more information on filing your personal injury claim be sure to contact Levine & Wiss today.

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