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How Can a Long-Term Injury Affect Your California Personal Injury Claim?

The extent of your injures after a California traffic accident can dictate how much you request in your California personal injury claim. There are many more damages that are much more significant in catastrophic accidents that result in long-term injuries than exist in minor incidents. The details of every accident situation differ but it is the details that matter when it comes to identifying which damages should be included in a claim and how much those damages are worth.

If you have been in a Torrance catastrophic traffic accident you must obtain all the compensation for the intensity of the damages you suffered. Accidents that caused victims to have long-term injuries must account for not just the current losses such as medical treatment and lost wages, but also include the harm that a victim will face in the future. To accurately calculate all of these costs, working with an experienced California serious injury attorney is crucial to ensuring you obtain the most compensation directly related to the harm you suffered from your accident.

What Are Examples of Long-Term Injuries that can Happen After A California Car Accident?

There can be many injuries that result in long-term damage which affects the quality of one’s life. Some examples of long-term injuries that can occur after your Torrance car accident include:

  • Disfigurement
  • Massive Scarring
  • Significant burns
  • Loss of sight or degradation of sight
  • Loss of limbs
  • Paralysis
  • Brain damage
  • Spinal damage
  • Hearing loss

When your life is substantially impacted after you were in an accident where a negligent party hit you, you are entitled to pursue a claim for financial compensation to pay for all of the losses you suffered. This is why individuals who had to endure the effects of long-term injuries will have settlement amounts that are much higher than others who have had accidents that produced mild injuries.

A California personal injury claim that includes the current and future costs will make sure that a victim is not in danger of having to pay-out-of pocket for damages like medical treatment and therapies when there was not enough money included in their settlement. Should a victim only secure insufficient funds from their settlement, they may not continue with their treatment program because they cannot afford it. This will directly lead to a decreased quality of life. 

Not only are health considerations affected by inadequate funds from a California personal injury settlement, but also a victim’s ability to work and earn a paycheck. It could be the case that a victim isn’t able to go back to having gainful employment or if a victim can go back to work, they cannot work in the same capacity they were able to before they were injured. This would mean that a victim may not be able to work and earn as much money as they were before they were injured.

Speak to a California Personal Injury Attorney Today

When you work with the California catastrophic injury attorneys at AgnewBrusavich you will be represented and supported by the most talented and resourceful legal team in the Torrance area. Call AgnewBrusavich today to schedule your free consultation at (310) 928-9081



    The entire AgnewBrusavich team took over everything and were a tremendous help. The insurance company was dealt with, the settlement was received, and I was very pleased with the results. I would not hesitate to recommend AgnewBrusavich to anyone.

    - David H.

    The team at Agnew Brusavich cannot come more highly recommended. If you should have some sort of personal injury case, particularly if you are a cyclist, I cannot think of a better team to handle a personal injury case.

    - E.H.

    Gerry and the rest of the AgnewBrusavich staff certainly delivered on their promises. I would not hesitate to recommend Gerry Agnew to anyone—he and his firm know exactly what they are doing, and take the time to do the very best job they can for the

    - Geoffrey L. (Member of Big Orange Cycling Club)

    Agnew and Brusavich helped me so much after an injury from a car accident. I was shaken up from the experience but they made me feel so comfortable and truly showed they cared about my case.

    - N.B.

    I was referred to Agnew Brusavich, and after meeting with Gerry I felt much better. He and his team handled all the communication between the insurance companies and opposing attorneys and kept me up-to-date throughout the process.

    - John P.

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