San Diego Tracheal Injury Attorneys
Tracheal and Throat Injuries
One of the most frightening injuries a person can suffer is a tracheal injury. There are countless ways this can happen, each frightening. From sports injuries to everyday-around-the-house accidents, people enter the emergency room every year with minor to severe damage to their throat. But what happens when someone else causes the injury? Someone, who with the proper amount of care and caution, could have prevented the injury from ever happening?
In such instances, the negligent party could be held responsible for what damages happened. Unfortunately, it is up to the victim to take the first step. If you have been in a serious accident recently and suffered a tracheal injury, you should contact Jurewitz Law Group to discuss your legal options. While the past cannot be undone, a successful San Diego personal injury claim can help you and your family overcome any immediate financial hurdles you may be facing.
Call (888) 233-5020 today to receive a free case consultation.
What is a Tracheal Injury Exactly?
Any injury that occurs in or around the throat area could be considered a tracheal injury. Because the trachea – or windpipe – is so exposed, these kinds of injuries are common. Any blunt force trauma to the throat region can cause a tracheal injury, leaving a person gasping for air. And as many athletes know, the neck area is easily struck by flying objects.
What Kind of Compensation Could I Receive For my Tracheal Injury?
As with all personal injury claims, the kind of compensation available to you following a tracheal injury depends on the circumstances that led to your hospitalization in the first place. Were you hurt in a car, truck, or motorcycle collision? Or was this a work place injury? Was someone else responsible for the accident? And did you injury need extensive treatment. It's impossible to determine exactly how much you may be able to pursue without the facts of your situation. Some of the more common damages covered by a successful claim include:
- Emergency medical care and transportation
- Surgeries and hospitalization
- Doctor and specialist supervision
- Pain and suffering
- Physical therapy
Understanding and Compassionate Counsel in San Diego
Throat injuries can be scary. One minute you are breathing normally, the next minute you are gasping for air and wondering how this happened. Jurewitz Law Group has helped many people in similar circumstances. We appreciate the level of stress involved with such an injury.
If you have recently suffered a throat or windpipe injury in the San Diego area, contact our team of San Diego tracheal injury attorneys to review your options in a free consultation. Dial (888) 233-5020 today to speak with one of our representatives to learn more.
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