Automobile accident injuries, losses, and damages do not necessarily resolve in a specified period of time. Indeed, there are losses that can persist well into the future. This includes permanent disabilities that fairly frequently impact victims of car accidents in and around El Cajon, California.
Permanent Injuries in a Car Accident Case
Each year, in and around El Cajon, people are involved in serious car accidents that result in permanent disability of injuries. In this type of situation, the professional help of El Cajon car accident lawyers can prove to make the difference between receiving suitable compensation to address permanent disability as a consequence of a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence.
One issue associated with permanent disability is the cost of ongoing medical care and treatment. Not only is a car accident victim with this type of disability going to require lifelong medical care, the need for what can be very costly medical appliances is likely to be a real possibility.
El Cajon car accident lawyers can assist a car accident victim in this type of situation in ensuring that a claim settlement provides this type of coverage. In addition, if litigation is necessary, a skilled lawyer can make the proverbial case to a jury that appropriate compensation is necessary to cover what very well may be significant medical expenses for the remainder of an accident victim’s life.
Burdened with a permanent disability following a car accident, a victim of someone else’s negligence in a car accident may not be able to return to work. The type of employment the permanently disable accident victim once enjoyed may forever be off the table.
With some luck, an accident victim in this type of situation may be able to undertake some type of employment. Nonetheless, the very real possibility that he or she will never be able to work anywhere again exists.
El Cajon car accident lawyers are key to ensuring that a person permanently disabled because of car accident injuries obtains the full amount of compensation necessary to address the loss of income associated with a permanent disability. This is a legal issue in a personal injury case that a layperson just does not have the background necessary to effectively address.
Permanent disability oftentimes comes with ongoing pain and suffering. Pain and suffering reasonably expected to be endured into the future, even throughout an accident victim’s life, represents another compensable loss. Similarly, because of the nature of a permanent disability, an accident victim very well may suffer emotional distress. This type of injury can also extend well into the future because of the challenges associated with a disability caused by someone else’s negligence on the roadway.
Proving Negligence in a Car Accident Case
El Cajon car accident lawyers provide key assistance in proving actual negligence in a case. There are a number of legal elements that must be demonstrated in a car accident case, or any type of personal injury matter.
First, a duty of care must exist. In the case of a car accident, the duty of care typically is quite apparent. A person operating a motor vehicle on a public roadway has the duty of care to drive in a reasonably safe manner.
Second, there must be a breach of that duty. Speeding may constitute such a breach, as would texting while driving. Third, the breach must be the legal cause of the accident. For example, if a speeding or texting driver improperly enters an intersection and strikes a pedestrian with the right-of-way, that would constitute a legal connection between the breach and the accident.Finally, the victim of the accident, the pedestrian in the example, must sustain actually damages, injuries, or losses.
Retaining El Cajon Car Accident Lawyers from the El Dabe Law Firm
The El Cajon car accident lawyers at the El Dabe Law Firm have experience in representing injured people, even in the most serious and complicated of cases. An initial consultation can be arranged to discuss the facts and circumstances of a case. An attorney from the El Dabe Law Firm will provide a preliminary case evaluation. No fee is charged for an initial meeting with an attorney from the El Dabe Law Firm.