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Injured in an Auto Accident? Our Auto Accident Lawyers Can Help!

Mark McCourt and his team of auto accident lawyers in Edmonton help ensure victims of vehicle collisions and hit-and-run accidents obtain the fair compensation due to them according to Alberta Law. You have a right to seek compensation for your injuries, and talking with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer can determine the amount you can realistically claim. McCourt Law Offices offers accident victims an initial consultation at no cost.

If your injuries are less serious and require less healing time, your claim may also take a matter of months. More serious injuries that involve long-term rehabilitation or permanent disability then usually require more time to reach an appropriate settlement. In all cases, reaching a fair settlement is preferable to accepting a quick one. You pay no fee to McCourt Law Offices until you collect your cash compensation.

Auto Accident Injuries
Not only do we help innocent drivers who are injured and not at fault, but also clients who have claims against uninsured and unidentified motorists that can be held responsible for their personal injuries. Some of the common injuries suffered in motor vehicle collisions in the Edmonton area include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Skull fractures
  • Jaw and facial injuries
  • Spinal cord damage
  • Herniated disks
  • Permanent paralysis
  • Neuropathy
  • Whiplash
  • Internal bleeding and organ damage
  • Bone fractures
  • Ligament damage
  • Loss of limbs
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

Compensation for Costs and Services
The amount of an eventual settlement depends on the costs, losses and long-term effects on your life associated with your auto accident injuries. According to the law and an assessment of your needs, you may be entitled to benefits for items including:

  • Loss of income
  • Medical costs
  • Home care or nursing costs
  • Future care costs
  • Out-of-pocket expenses
  • Loss of homemaking capacity
  • Reduced earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering

Significant injuries suffered in an auto accident can often interfere with your ability to work or participate in daily activities, including bathing, dressing, preparing meals, or basic mobility. You may then be entitled to compensation for services such as:

  • Case management services
  • Professional attendant care 
  • Transportation services
  • Housekeeping and home maintenance 
  • Caregiver services

Protect Yourself after an Auto Accident

We offer assistance in understanding the complexities of motor vehicle accident and personal injury law. We can also help you determine if your injuries such as strains, sprains and other soft tissue injuries fall under the Alberta government cap limiting damages for pain and suffering. We will review what an insurance adjuster has told you, but it is in your best interest to speak with your lawyer to plan how to proceed in a way that protects your physical, emotional and financial well-being. More than 95% of personal injury claims are settled outside of court, but our lawyers will be by your side in the courtroom if that is necessary to seek a positive outcome to your claim.

When you have been injured in an automobile accident, take these steps to receive the medical assistance you need and also cover yourself legally with the police and any insurance companies. If you are able, right after a vehicle collision or hit-and-run, you must notify the police. Also notify your auto insurance company and the at-fault automobile insurer. Seek medical treatment immediately, keeping all documentation from the police, clinics, doctors, rehabilitation specialist and hospitals involved.

Before you accept any settlement, call to book a free consultation with the auto accident lawyers in Edmonton of McCourt Law Offices.

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