While the ear is a small part of the body, it has a very important function. A person has to be able to hear in order to lead a normal life. If their hearing is compromised, then so is quality of life. If the ear is injured due to the negligence of someone else, then the responsible party may be able to be held accountable for that injury through a personal injury lawsuit.
If you or a loved one has been injured due to no fault of your own because of someone else’s negligence, you may have grounds for a lawsuit. By consulting with a Southern Minnesota personal injury attorney, you can find out whether or not you have a case and what steps you need to take to pursue the responsible party.
Securing Proper Medical Care
One of the first things that our attorneys do for our clients is ensure that the proper medical care is given. While an accident victim may seek treatment from their own doctor, it is important to obtain treatment from only the best doctors so that the right prognosis can be given, as well as the best possible recovery. A great deal of pain and suffering can be lessened when the right medical treatment is provided.
While you are receiving medical treatment, work begins on your case. It is determined who was at fault for the accident, why they were at fault, and the extent of the damages done to you. By determining the type of medical treatment that is required, it can be determined how much compensation is necessary to pay for those damages and such costs as lost wages from work and other costs stemming directly from the accident.
Help Establishing A Better Quality Of Life
The ear not only receives sound, but it is also key in helping a person maintain their balance. If the ear is injured, then a person could have issues with body stabilities. Many head injuries can involve the ear. Impact to the side of the head can damage the tiny bones inside the ear or rupture the eardrum. There are many things that can go wrong, such as tinnitus, Benign Paroxysmal Vertigo, and hearing loss. All of these can compromise quality of life, but your Mankato personal injury attorney will fight for your right to establish a better quality of life.
Contact A Southern Minnesota Personal Injury Lawyer
Ear injuries can be debilitating. While there are individuals that live their entire lives without hearing a sound, those that hear and then lose it in an accident go through a great deal of physical and emotional pain. There is a lot of rehabilitation and adaptation that has to take place in order for a person to be able to move past an ear injury. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence and it resulted in an ear injury, you may have a personal injury case. Call Farrish Johnson Law Office, CHTD at 507-625-2525 to schedule a free consultation.