Determining Personal Injury Damages and Ambulance Fees
When an injury occurs as a result of an auto accident, slip and fall, or construction accident, immediate medical attention may be required. Depending on the severity of the injury, an ambulance is needed to get you to the hospital so medical care can be administered as quickly as possible. While facing a personal injury is difficult physically, once the medical bills start arriving, it can be burdensome, causing both emotional and financial strain.
Personal injury attorney Stephen G. Charpentier in Melbourne, FL has over three decades of experience in advising clients who were unexpectedly injured and need compensation for their personal injury damages and ambulance fees.
Common Personal Injury Causes
While auto accidents are one of the leading causes of personal injury, other causes can include:
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Drunk driving accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Hit and run accidents
- SUV rollover accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Construction accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
Personal Injury Damages
When an accident occurs, it often causes pain and suffering and can even result in a life altering injury, such as a spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, back and neck pain, broken bones, and paralysis. Some of the first expenses experienced are ambulance fees and medical treatment. Depending on the level of your injury, you may be unable to work.
As the expenses begin to build and the weight of not being able to work increases, it can be overwhelming financially. Often, with a personal injury case, when your injury resulted from negligence on another’s part, you are entitled to seek compensation for certain damages, including:
- Ambulance fees
- Hospital fees
- Doctor fees
- Medical devices
- Physical therapy and rehabilitation
- Present and future lost wages
- Ongoing medical treatment
- Wrongful death
Hire an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer
In order to receive the compensation you deserve, it must first be proven that negligence, recklessness, or carelessness from another party played a part in your injury. This will require detailed research and a knowledgeable lawyer. It is important to know that there is a statute of limitations on when a case can be opened according to Florida law, which is why it’s important to contact an attorney soon after your injury.
Because it is vital that you focus on your healing and medical treatment, hiring a knowledgeable attorney experienced in obtaining compensation for personal injury cases will allow your case to be handled in a timely and efficient fashion. Mr. Charpentier has achieved multiple successful settlements for his clients ranging from $175,000 to $8 million. The team at Charpentier Law Firm, P.A will continually have your best interests in mind and are dedicated to pursuing justice and maximum compensation on your behalf.
We understand that seeking compensation for your personal injury damages can seem overwhelming. During your consultation, we will thoroughly review your case and clearly explain the process in easily understandable terms so you are able to make an educated decision about your legal rights.
Schedule Your Consultation
If you have been injured in an accident and have mounting medical expenses, please contact our office today online or by calling (321) 308-8020 to meet with Mr. Charpentier and the team at Charpentier Law Firm, P.A. To make our services as accessible as possible for our clients, we offer three convenient locations in the Space Coast of Florida area.