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Soft Tissue Settlements

When it comes to personal injury law, one of the most common injuries that are often reported to our lawyers are those pertaining to soft tissue. Typically, these injuries involve a sprain or a strain, which can be hard to document, making it difficult to come to a fair soft tissue settlement range. In these particular cases, it is crucial to document and substantiate your injury with a soft tissue injury attorney on Long Island such as the expert professionals at the Birzon & Associates law firm in Smithtown, New York. 

 

Soft Tissue Damage: 

As we mentioned in the above paragraph, a soft tissue injury will typically involve injuries such as a sprain or a strain, but let’s break that down even further. Essentially, when you have sustained a soft tissue injury. it is usually due to trauma or overuse of your muscles, tendons, or ligaments. These types of injuries can be the result of a sudden movement, such as a car accident, stepping awkwardly, or even playing a sport. While an injury to your soft tissue may not possess the same severity as breaking a bone, it can still lead to a great deal of stress and pain. This is why having a soft tissue injury attorney on Long Island on your side can help assist you in overcoming your injury both legally and medically.

 

Why is it hard to prove you have suffered a soft tissue injury?

When it comes to seeking compensation due to a soft tissue injury, many insurance companies or defense attorneys will try to claim your injury is being exaggerated. You may be wondering why or how they can make these claims without their own personal awareness of your pain. Well, when it comes to soft tissue injuries, most diagnostic tools, like an X-ray, will not pick up on this type of injury. Because of this, you are unable to present undeniable proof when stating your injury to an insurance company or defense attorney. This alone should make you realize that seeking out the assistance of a soft tissue injury lawyer on Long Island as soon as possible can make or break your case!

 

How to go about your settlement? 

There is no exact method to calculate the pain or suffering you have had to endure due to your soft tissue injury. Working with a soft tissue injury lawyer on Long Island can help you establish a fair settlement range as well as prepare you with the best possible strategy for success. When it comes to the settlement amount, your insurance company will likely make this initial calculation. They do this by taking your medical bills and multiplying it by a one to five-figure number. From there, when you sit down with your lawyer, it is important to use your best judgment when determining your value. Once you have agreed on a fair amount, make sure you are prepared with a negotiating strategy. This may include some of the following pointers: 

  • Don’t jump at the first offer. 
  • Emphasize any emotional points in your favor.
  • Put your settlement in writing.

 

Contact a soft tissue injury lawyer on Long Island:

If you or someone you know has recently suffered a soft tissue injury, seek out the assistance of a lawyer sooner rather than later. With the help of a long island injury attorney at Birzon & Associates, you won’t have to worry anymore. Our firm has been working with the Long Island and New York Metropolitan area since 1991. For more information, visit our website to schedule an initial consultation.

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