Were you injured from a dog bite and have questions about life after a dog bite injury? Contact our Virginia attorneys to get started today.
Every case is different. One of the most important factors that goes into a dog bite claim is how long it is going to take for you to finish with your medical treatment. One thing that you need to keep in mind is every case is different, and everyone is injured differently. As a result, timelines differ.
Some people take a week to finish with their treatment. Some people take years to finish with their treatment. You never want to finalize a dog bite claim until you have reached maximum medical improvement and have finished all of your medical treatment.
There are many factors that go into your compensation. Some of the factors that are to be included when the negotiation process begins are your medical bills and your medical records, your out-of-pocket expenses, and your lost wages. The most important is your pain and suffering. It is tough to put a dollar value on what you’re going through right now.
Mistakes To Avoid After a Dog Bite
There are a lot of things that you might do that could cause more harm than good to your case. One of the most common mistakes that people make is not seeking medical treatment right away. Insurance companies are looking for any reason to not have to pay you. One of the most common reasons is a person waiting too long to seek medical treatment.
If you wait too long, insurance companies start to try to find reasons to not have to pay you. They note that you didn’t go to the doctor for a month. How can they know that the accident is what caused those injuries? That’s a common thought process with insurance companies, and that’s exactly why you need to go to the doctor right away if you were injured.
Were you or a loved one severely injured from a dog bite in Virginia and have questions about life after a dog bite injury? Contact our experienced Virginia dog bite lawyers today for a free consultation and case evaluation.
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