Regardless of the circumstances surrounding an accident, a permanent injury is always a possibility.
As serious as this sounds, not even the most qualified medical professionals know if there will be permanent damage until after an extended period of treatment. In many cases, it takes a long time for the patient to feel completely normal again.
Even if the patient regains functionality and begins to feel better, there is often times a permanent loss of function.
For example, one arm may be stronger than the other. Or maybe your vision will be impaired for the rest of your life. Or maybe you find yourself walking with a limp.
What does all this mean? Simply put, permanent injuries can and will factor into the value of a personal injury claim. Since you are likely to deal with the problem for the rest of your life, additional value is added to your claim.
It is essential to hire an attorney who is familiar with the many factors of permanent injury. This ensures that the right details are addressed, allowing the claim to be as complete and accurate as possible.
A permanent injury is nothing to take lightly. This is something that must be dealt with now as well as for the rest of your life. In the case of a permanent personal injury, due to the negligence of another party, receiving compensation is possible.