Salem Accident Attorney
In Salem and other cities across the United States, it is not uncommon for individuals to walk rather than relying completely upon their cars for transportation. Pedestrians can easily be injured in crosswalk accidents and these injuries can easily saddle victims with substantial expenses, such as medical bills and lost wages from time spent out of work. Fortunately, victims of crosswalk and car accidents can seek monetary compensation for these expenses through personal injury claims.
Time is of the Essence – Call Now
If you have been injured in any type of accident caused by another party’s negligence, seek medical attention for your injury as soon as possible. Do this regardless of the severity of your injury – you want to be certain of the extent of your injury and prove that you were in need of medical care if you decide to file a personal injury claim. Once you have received adequate medical care, contact an experienced insurance lawyer to discuss the next steps toward filing and pursuing your claim for monetary compensation.
In Oregon, injury victims have two years from the dates of their injuries to file personal injury claims. This is known as the statute of limitations. Once this time period expires, you can no longer seek compensation for your losses. Be proactive and seek legal aid as soon as you can after you have received medical attention for your injury. Your attorney can advise you about the best way to proceed with your claim and represent your interest to insurance providers and the court. He or she can also negotiate with doctors and insurance providers on your behalf to help you get the money you seek to cover your expenses related to your injury.
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