The Consequences of Hand and Finger Injuries
Injuries to the hands or fingers are common in a variety of accidents and can have a range of repercussions on victims’ lives. However, whether they involve a broken finger or severe hand infection, these injuries may have a drastic effect on a person’s ability to work and enjoy his or her hobbies. In cases of long-term disability or amputation, these losses can prove permanent. Fortunately, though, when person injures his or her hands or fingers because of someone else’s negligence or recklessness, the injured party may be eligible to pursue compensation for the full range of injury-related expenses they incur.
The High Cost of Hand and Finger Injuries
Hand and finger damage can result in a number of difficult financial burdens, including:
- Medical treatment bills
- Physical and occupational therapy costs
- Loss of income during recovery
- Loss of career opportunities in permanent disability cases
However, if your hand or finger injury was the result of another person’s negligent behavior, such as a defective product that led to a severe hand laceration, you may be entitled to financial compensation from the party at fault.
An injury to your hand or fingers may leave you facing a number of frustrations, from physical pain and suffering to overwhelming financial burdens. However, you don’t need to face these troubles alone. For more information about what kind of legal options may be available to you if you’ve been injured because of someone else’s negligence, contact an experienced accident attorney of Yearout & Traylor, P.C., by calling 205.414.8160 today.