Injured Drivers Have Things To Be Thankful For Too
If you have been in a serious accident and even sustained injuries it can be hard to see there are things to be thankful for.
For starters be thankful for surviving the crash. Auto accidents involve tones of steel colliding at high speed and high G forces and energies of the crash can be channeled into the body. Coming out of such an event with your life is certainly something to be thankful for.
Modern safety improvements in automobiles should also be on the list. Even if you were seriously injured in your accident, chances are without the modern safety equipment and safer engineered cars things would have been worse. We do not have to look to far back to remember when just getting the majority of drivers to wear a seat belt was a major accomplishment. Today's vehicles are now designed with energy-absorbing crumple zones, front, passenger and side airbags, anti-lock brakes an host of other safety features that certainly reduce the severity and number of injuries sustained by drivers and passengers involved in accidents.
America's legal system. Most people who stay out of trouble do not think too much about the large and robust legal system we have. However is you have suddenly been thrown into a bad situation from being injured in an accident, be thankful there is a system that allows you to protect your rights. In some cases insurance companies will deny claims to grossly under compensate injured victims to maximize their profits. At those times be thankful that there are highly skilled and experienced attorneys who specialize in representing and protecting the injured from being taken advantage of.
Access to experienced and dedicated lawyers. No upfront fees is definitely something to be thankful for. The vast majority of people could not afford to defend themselves in a courtroom against a powerful company or organization with a standard hourly fee system used by many other lawyers. However personal injury law firms recognize this and are able to represent an injured victim and only get paid if they win the case. This gives everyone access to highly experienced and dedicated lawyers for their defense.
It's always a difficult time if you or a family member has been injured in an accident – but remember because the the hard work and dedication of many, from both the legal profession and safety engineers there are still things to be thankful for.
The Lawyers Of Goldman Babboni & Walsh wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.