The Road to Recovery
Every American has the right to go about their daily business with a reasonable expectation of privacy, and this right is made possible by responsibility we each share to act in a manner which does not cause undue risk of accident or injury to other individuals. Accidents do occur on a regular basis however as not everyone is willing or able to uphold their duty of care towards others, and despite safe practices you may find yourself in a situation where you have suffered an injury due to the reckless or negligent behavior of another party.
In such an event, your first concern should always be your physical safety and well-being, but once your safety has been secured it is important to protect yourself in other ways. Having a clear record of the incident is an important aspect of establishing liability in many civil suits, and every bit of information is helpful. By recording your account of the events as quickly as possible afterwards you will have the best chance of recollecting as many details as you can. Any witnesses who may have been present and any documentation relevant to the accident can all be called upon as you seek to establish that another party was liable for your injury.
In any such situation, having effective legal counsel is an essential step. Medical expenses are at an all time high, and many injuries bring with them long term consequences which can affect any aspect of your life. Contacting a New Jersey personal injury lawyer will give you access to the resources and assistance you need to protect yourself and your family.