Personal Injury | Tenge Law Firm Blog
Insurance adjusters may be friendly, but if you are filing a personal injury claim, these people are not your friends. The insurer should pay the amount you need to cover medical bills, property damages, and loss of wages due to your accident, but that isn’t how things work in the real world. An insurance adjuster works to ensure their employer, the insurance company, pays as little as possible on every claim that comes across their desk. They are notorious for denials and delays that leave injured parties feeling overwhelmed and defeated.
Bicycling is good exercise, economical, eco-friendly, and an excellent way to travel through Denver. However, cyclists lack the basics protection of an enclosed vehicle and face added risks when riding in traffic. If you are a cyclist, the following tips can help keep you safe while riding in Denver and protect our right to pursue a personal injury claim after an accident.
Making the choice to place your loved one in a nursing home can be difficult. How will you know they’ll be safe? What if they aren’t being cared for properly? Will they be happy? Thankfully, our federal government has a vested interest in making sure that people choose the nursing home that is right for them, and so has set up rating systems that can be used to determine which nursing homes are the worst at proving adequate care.
Although not as dramatic as fractured bones, concussions, or deep cuts, soft tissue injuries sustained in accidents can cause long-term health problems. Because soft tissue injuries affect the connective tissue between bones and muscles, they can limit your range of motion, flexibility, ability to sit or sleep comfortably, and cause chronic pain. After a car accident or slip and fall, it is vital that you speak to a medical professional to determine the full extent of your injuries.
Motor vehicle collisions, slip and falls, and construction accidents can all cause broken bones. Fractures occur when the force of impact against the body is stronger than the bone can withstand. There are many different types of fractures, and treatment will depend on the type, location, and alignment of the fracture.
If you have been injured due to the actions of another person, you have the right to file a personal injury claim for compensation. The process you go through will depend on the nature and extent of your injuries, the type of claim you have, and the specifics of your individual case.
Peripheral nerve injury can cause pain, weakness, and numbness, usually in the hands or feet. It affects nerves in the body lying outside of the brain and spinal cord. These nerves are responsible for movement and sensation, as well as function of the glands and organs.
Structurally, our skeletons define us in a way that is both good and bad. Childbirth is harder with narrow, upright hips, but being able to use our arms has essentially allowed us to develop civilization. Bones are the body’s framework, joints and connective tissue hold them in place, and muscles allow the parts to move.
Orthopedic injuries are trauma or systemic damage, whether through disease or genetics, that affect this frame: bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscle. A broken bone may not seem that bad, but it can be terrible for you in the wrong situation. Untreated fractures and open wounds can lead to infection, compartment syndrome, and worse.
In short, these are serious injuries, and they need to be taken seriously. Especially by the people whose negligent actions caused them.
If you have been injured and believe someone else is to blame, you may wonder whether you have a personal injury case.
Your civil claim, to be successful, must have several elements. Colorado law makes it possible to seek compensation for accident-related expenses, but if you are partially responsible for what occurred, resolving your case can be more complicated – which is why you need a strong attorney on your side.
The growing popularity of electric scooters is not surprising. These vehicles offer a sustainable mode of transportation that is convenient and affordable. At this point, they are not allowed on the city streets of Fort Collins, but times are about to change.
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