Why Would I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

December 3, 2021

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Hiring a personal injury lawyer is more common than you think. While it can be easy to think that you’ll never require legal assistance, there are several instances in which the knowledge and expertise of a personal injury lawyer will help you to pursue justice and provide you with much needed support.

The following are some common examples of when you could benefit from contacting a personal injury lawyer.

You Aren’t Sure What Compensation Is Available

If you’ve been involved in any type of personal injury, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your suffering. However, the exact policies and procedures can be complicated to take on and understand by yourself. That’s when a personal injury lawyer can assist with your case and provide the necessary experience, compassion, and expertise.


You’ve Been Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident

If you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident, a personal injury lawyer can aid in the many elements of your case. After receiving proper medical care after the motor vehicle accident, the next step is making a phone call to a personal injury lawyer to ensure your rights are being protected. We recommend that every single person injured in a car accident speak to a lawyer as soon as possible, even if you don’t like the idea of suing or making an insurance claim.

There are so many different issues that arise from one of these accidents that having a lawyer walk you through the system and your rights, even if you decide to proceed no further, is always a good idea.

To learn more about our services in motor vehicle accident cases, click here.


You’re a Survivor of Sexual Abuse

It’s never easy to come forward and begin the process of pursuing a case of sexual abuse or assault. At Beckett, we’re dedicated to helping survivors of sexual abuse. As you work towards healing, a compassionate personal injury lawyer can aid in the process of fighting for the justice you deserve.

To learn more about how Beckett lawyers advocate for survivors of sexual abuse, click here.


Your Insurance Company Is Denying Your Claim

Insurance companies have many resources at its disposal to attempt to deny your claim. If your insurance company is refusing to pay out your claim, or you believe that you are not being treated fairly, it may be time to consider contacting a personal injury lawyer.

To learn more about how our team handles denied insurance claims, click here.


You’ve Been Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident

If you’ve been injured as a result of a slip and fall accident, it may be the result of someone else’s negligence. If this is the case, you may be entitled to receive financial compensation for the injuries you have suffered. A personal injury lawyer can help fight for your rights and potential compensation.

To learn more about our services for clients injured in slip and fall accidents, click here.


You or a Loved One Has Been Neglected in Long-term Care

All facilities in Ontario that provide residential care for the elderly are governed by provincial legislation that mandates a certain level of care. Sadly, the care provided to residents can sometimes fall short of this legislation. If you believe you and your loved ones are not being treated with a satisfactory level of care, the Beckett team is here to help.

To learn more about how we handle long-term care and elder abuse cases, click here.


Connecting with a Personal Injury Lawyer

Whatever your case may be, we’re dedicated to providing you with the knowledge and expertise that will help you feel heard and supported in your journey towards justice. We’re ready to listen to your personal situation, provide guidance and help determine what the next steps are for your case.

It never hurts to make a call and to get some advice.

When you’re ready to connect with experienced lawyers at Beckett, contact our team for a free case evaluation.

Published on December 3, 2021

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