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Long-Term Disabilities from Car Accidents

Long-Term Disabilities from Car Accidents

Atlanta Injury Blog > 2020 > March > Long-Term Disabilities from Car Accidents

Every car accident is different, but severe crashes often result in long-term disabilities. Those with long-term disabilities caused by another driver’s negligence should reach out to The Kalka Law Group for a free consultation, and here’s why.

Long-Term Disabilities Are Expensive

Long-term disabilities may require years of physical therapy and several surgeries to get better. Unsurprisingly, regular pt sessions and multiple surgeries can cost a fortune depending on one’s insurance.

For example, paraplegia (paralysis of the legs caused by a spinal injury) costs over $515,000 in the first year alone. After the first year, it may cost more than $68,000 annually for necessary treatments, care, and equipment.

As you can see, long-term disabilities are inherently expensive. However, a successful Atlanta personal injury claim can result in compensation for the cost of medical bills.

Unfortunately, long-term disabilities can also result in lost wages.

Long-Term Disabilities & Lost Wages

If someone is disabled for an extended period, he or she may be unable to work depending on the severity of the injury. If someone can’t work, they may have to go on disability. While there is nothing wrong with going on disability, it may not amount to the wages one was earning while working.

However, an experienced personal injury attorney can help a car-accident survivor by seeking compensation for lost wages. Under the right circumstances, the plaintiff can receive funds for a lifetime of lost wages due to a reduced ability to earn.

Dealing with a Long-Term Disability from a Car Accident?

The Kalka Law Group is here to help the disabled get the compensation they deserve by advocating on their behalves. If you or a loved one is dealing with long-term disability from a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may have the right to seek damages.

Need to talk to an attorney? Call (404) 907-1594 now for a free consultation for your case!

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