According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), unintentional injuries are responsible for over 29 million emergency room visits a year! It’s alarming to think about how many times a day someone is caught “in the wrong place at the wrong time.” For some individuals, these accidents are life–changing.
How to Make Peace with Your New Life
When experiencing catastrophic injuries, you may expect some significant changes to your life. These lifestyle changes may be hard to bear in the beginning. It can put a huge emotional toll on both the individual and their family. There are some simple things you can do to improve your condition:
- Seek emotional support: Seeking support is a crucial step towards recovery. Try not to push family and friends away that offer positive reinforcement to help you go through this journey. Professional counseling through support groups and psychologists to help guide you through these troubles.
- Reassess your aspirations: Finding new hobbies or establishing new career goals is an essential step towards feeling like yourself again. No matter your condition, there are countless new activities ready for you to explore.
- Listen to professionals: No matter how tempted you are to push yourself, be sure to follow expert advice. Doctors impose restrictions with your health in mind. They prioritize your wellbeing, and you should take their advice to heart.
- Never be afraid to ask for help: Accidents can leave you feeling vulnerable and helpless. Don’t let these feelings keep you from asking for help when you need it. You’d be surprised to know how kind people are and what support is available to you.
How to Deal with the Financial Burden
Severe medical conditions and expensive treatments go hand-in-hand. Unfortunately, some injuries result in a lifetime commitment to costly medicines and equipment. It causes affected individuals and their families a tremendous financial strain. If you were in an accident, this financial burden might not be for you to manage alone.
Getting in contact with an experienced lawyer is an excellent step towards getting the compensation you deserve.
Catastrophic injuries are those which have a long-term effect on the life of the victim. A catastrophic injury is so severe that it usually results in long-term medical conditions, permanent disability, and/or a shortened life expectancy. They are often life-threatening and life-altering injuries which require extensive medical care, rehabilitative treatment, medical equipment, nursing care or personal assistance long after the accident or event has occurred which caused them. These injuries can often lead to inability to work at all in the future, affecting not only the life of the victim but family members as well who must be depended upon for care and support.
Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys is known nationwide for providing outstanding legal advice and excellent representation. We have recovered over $700 million in lawsuits involving 18 wheeler trucking litigation, wrongful death litigation, commercial vehicle litigation, motorcycle litigation, catastrophic litigation, and mass torts involving medical devices and bad drug litigation. Our prowess in the legal arena comes from our combined years of trial and complex litigation experience.
We founded our practice on the belief that the 7th amendment and the civil jury system is the best means to provide compensation to injured parties and deter wrongdoers from injuring others in the future.
About Call Me Atlanta!
With 18 strategically placed offices throughout the southeast, Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys has certainly made its mark. And as the firm expands into Atlanta, Georgia, it will continue to build on its award-winning personal injury litigation capabilities that will only strengthen the full suite of resources the firm will offer clients throughout the Georgia community.
Call Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys today or visit CallMeAtlanta.com to get your free, immediate case evaluation. A compassionate intake specialist will take your call, answer all of your questions, and connect you with counsel for further case evaluation.
Legal Disclaimer: These recoveries and testimonials are not an indication of future results. Every case is different, and regardless of what friends, family, or other individuals may say about what a case is worth, each case must be evaluated on its own facts and circumstances as they apply to the law. The valuation of a case depends on the facts, the injuries, the jurisdiction, the venue, the witnesses, the parties, and the testimony, among other factors. Furthermore, no representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.