Your job is vital for you and your families survival - it keeps food on the table and roof above your head. Therefore, you should do everything you can to make sure your family is taken care of by filing a personal injury claim to recover your lost wages. An experienced paralysis attorney in San Diego can help you in your endeavors. When most people suffer a serious spinal cord injury, their first worry is about paying for their medical bills. But have you considered the financial hit that your bank account will take if your paralyzing injury prevents you from earning a living, especially in a costly city like San Diego?
Our Paralysis Lawyers Know the Best Way to Claim for Lost Wages
Should you wish to make a claim for loss of earnings, this will assist you with the managing of things on your end, making sure everything is on track. It just makes a claim for your lost wages that much easier to file when you have documented proof of exactly how much money you lost. You should keep track of two things:1. The amount of time you miss at work.2. How much money you would've made if you were able to work. As far as documentation is concerned, pay stubs or employer documentation are the best methods for accuracy. Loss of earnings claims often need more documentation -- as well as expert opinion in some cases -- but you can really benefit your cause by being ready for the worst. Our San Diego law firm will handle everything else.
You Can Still Recover Lost Earnings after Workers Compensation
Loss of earning capacity can be very important in spinal cord injury claims with permanent effects. Earning capacity is defined as your ability to work both at the time of whatever caused your injury and the future. If your injuries reduce or eliminate your earning capacity then you should be eligible to receive compensation for your diminished earning capacity. Since workers compensation usually covers only a portion of your normal wages, you can seek the full value of your lost earnings in your claim for your spinal cord injury. If you unable to earn a living permanently, we can file a claim for what is known as loss of earning capacity. If you -- as client of our San Diego law firm -- were severely injured in an auto accident, our paralysis attorneys will talk to your doctor or an expert to determine what percentage of your earning ability was reduced by the injuries in the car accident. Once that percentage is calculated, we will try work that figure into your settlement.
Call Us Now To Speak With Our Paralysis Attorneys
Michael A. Pines, our firms founder, is a former insurance company lawyer, so he knows how the insurance companies work. In our experience, insurance companies dont always offer a fair settlement. You should not have to worry about standing up to insurance companies. Thats what were here forto help you recover the maximum personal injury settlement with the least amount of stress as you recover from your spinal cord injury.If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident and suffered a spinal cord injury or paralysis, we urge you to contact our bilingual offices as soon as possible following the accident at 1-858-551-2090 or please click here for a free consultation with an experienced paralysis attorney. We handle all cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that you owe us nothing until we recover money on your behalf.