Suffering an internal injury in an accident of any kind can be frightening, painful, and, ultimately, costly. A victim may need a great deal of medical treatment while, at the same time, being unable to work. If this has happened to you or a loved one, a Memphis internal injury lawyer can help you to overcome the challenges you are facing.
David E. Gordon is a catastrophic injury attorney who has experience representing both defendants and plaintiffs in personal injury and other civil cases. Because of this experience, he knows how to approach claims involving internal injuries and how to pursue the maximum amount of compensation for his clients.
We serve accident victims and their families in Memphis and throughout Tennessee and northern Mississippi. Contact us today to discuss your case in a free consultation.
Many accident victims fail to realize that they have, in fact, suffered a serious and potentially deadly internal injury. This is why you should go to the emergency room or see your family doctor as soon as possible after you have been in an accident – even if you believe you were not injured.
After an accident, you should pay attention to the signs and symptoms of these common internal injuries that people suffer in accidents:
An accident can cause internal bleeding in many areas of the body. Indications include:
In addition to protecting your health, seeking a timely diagnosis of your injuries after an accident can also help to protect your legal rights. The longer you wait, the more likely the defendant’s insurance company will claim that your internal injury is unrelated to your accident.
Not all accidents that cause internal injuries can lead to a legal claim. However, you will have no idea about your options unless you allow an experienced attorney to review your case.
Memphis Attorney David E. Gordon can provide a consultation that is aimed at learning more about how you or your loved one suffered an internal injury and exploring the options in your case.
Those options may include:
In some cases, you could be eligible to pursue personal injury damages and disability benefits at the same time. We can help you to coordinate the different types of relief which are available to you.
Attorney David E. Gordon can provide a wide range of legal services to you after your life has been impacted by an internal injury, starting with a comprehensive investigation of your case. While your case is being investigated, we can deal directly with the insurance company on your behalf, allowing you to focus on your recovery. We can also work with health care providers to ensure you get the medical treatment you need.
As a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, David E. Gordon knows how to prepare cases for trial. This preparation can help him to negotiate from a position of strength when seeking a full and fair settlement of your claim. A settlement can avoid the need for a trial.
Additionally, we can assist with filing a claim for workers’ compensation benefits and/or SSD benefits. If your claim is denied, we can assist in appealing the decision, including representing you in any necessary hearings. Our ultimate goal is to seek the maximum amount for you and your family, whether it is through personal injury damages, disability benefits or a combination of options.
At the Law Office of David E. Gordon, we will strive to achieve an outcome that allows you to move on with a sense of peace and security after suffering the trauma of an internal injury.
We have a record of delivering positive results for clients in Memphis and throughout Tennessee and northern Mississippi. To discuss how we can help you, call a Memphis internal injury lawyer today.
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