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A few years ago, I was in a pretty serious car accident. During the aftermath, I became really familiar with a lot of different types of lawyers. I worked with personal injury lawyers, insurance lawyers, and many others. Perhaps the most important, though, was the estate planning lawyer. I was really young, and neither my wife or I had thought about starting a will. But the accident kind of scared us into it. What would happen if one of us were to die? Even when still in the hospital, I was working with the lawyer to draw up a will. Now, I have some peace and security about what the future will be like if something should happen to me. And I have a lot of experience working with various types of lawyers! The accident was kind of a blessing in disguise in that way.

3 Ways A Lawyer Can Help If Your Child Was Injured By A Dog

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If your child was not at fault when he or she was attacked by the other party's dog, it is time for you to hire a personal injury lawyer to make sure that you are rightfully compensated for the incident. Below, discover three of the ways that a personal injury lawyer can help with your child's dog attack injury so that he or she can receive justice.

The Long-Term Needs of Your Child Will Be Assessed

A personal injury lawyer will assess your child's long-term need to make sure that you are compensated in an amount that will prevent a financial bind later on. If you intend on homeschooling your child because the recovery will be long and you're worried about your child falling behind while they're unable to attend public school, a lawyer can make sure that the fees for books and a tutor is obtained from the other party. Compensation for your child's long-term needs might also include

  • Counseling
  • Physical therapy
  • Future medical expenses
  • Making your home handicap accessible

Compensation for an Artificial Limb

A lawyer can make sure that you receive enough money to get your child an artificial limb if he or she desires to have one. The lawyer can build an argument on your child's behalf that explains how losing a limb has affected his or her life. Being that your young child is still growing; the lawyer will also make sure that enough money is received to get the artificial limb adjusted as time goes on. Research will be performed by the lawyer to find out how an artificial limb can be helpful, as an explanation might be needed if your case goes to court.

A Lawyer Will Try to Get You Fast Results

It is possible that your child's dog attack injury case will never have to go to court when you have assistance from a personal injury lawyer. When the lawyer has gathered enough evidence to make it impossible for the other party to deny that he or she is at fault, a mediation session appointment will be made. The lawyer will present your case during mediation with the hope that the other party will agree to a settlement, which is faster than going through the court for a lawsuit. Help from a personal injury lawyer is the way to go when it comes to being compensated for a personal injury in a timely manner.


5 February 2016