Personal Injury Lawyer for Serious Injuries in Wisconsin
A serious injury causes more than immediate physical harm. Medical expenses and physical therapy bills can leave you financially and emotionally damaged. If you received a serious injury by vehicle, assault or any kind of accident where someone else’s actions led to your injury, you could be entitled to compensation.
If you are looking for serious injury claim payouts contact personal injury lawyer Steve Caya for a FREE case consultation. Steve Caya’s 30 years’ worth of legal experience and a no win, no fee policy guarantee your best interests.
Wisconsin serious & permanent injury settlements
See more example settlements for serious injuries that Steve Caya has won for his clients
Serious injury settlement calculators can be misleading
While many settlement calculators exist for severe and permanent injuries, we do not recommend using them to determine your case's value. They can be misleading at the best, or extremely misleading at the worst.
There are a large number of variables that play into the amount of compensation you will receive. No calculator is able to take these into account, much less the most important factor: the quality of your legal representation. The only way to get a proper estimate on how much your case can be worth is to book a free consultation with a proven injury attorney. With decades of experience, Steve Caya knows how to make the insurance companies pay.
Maximize your potential compensation for serious injuries by contacting Steve Caya today.
How To File A Claim For A Serious Injury
Record & preserve evidence of your injury
Evidence is the most important aspect of determining liability. The other party’s insurance and legal team will do whatever they can to prove your fault.
Seek medical attention
Get medical attention, no matter your initial reaction to the accident.
Hire a personal injury lawyer
The other party’s insurance team will fight to pay as little as they can. An experienced personal injury attorney like Steve Caya will ensure no stone is left unturned.
Document your expenses
A complete list of your injury-related expenses allows your attorney to determine the settlement you deserve.
Do not talk to the other party’s insurance company
Insurance teams will use your own words in an attempt to pin the blame on you. Leave any contact with them to your experienced attorney.
Negotiate a settlement
Avoid emotional decisions and allow your lawyer to negotiate the best possible settlement. Insurance companies will try to catch you in a quick offer, especially if you need money fast. Steve Caya and his experienced team will fight for every dollar you deserve.
What is considered a serious injury in Wisconsin?
While there is no official definition in Wisconsin personal injury law for classifies an injury as severe, or catastrophic, injuries are generally referred to as severe if they have a long-term or significant impact on the victim or their family.
Using the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) definition, injuries that may be considered severe include:
Serious injury examples
As a general guideline, your injuries could be considered serious if you have suffered:
- Permanent disfigurement
- Permanent injury
- Significant scarring
- Significant or permanent loss of bodily function
Other injuries that may be considered as serious are:
- Brain Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Loss of Sight
- Back Injuries
- Abdominal trauma
- Severe Soft Tissue Injuries
It’s hard to put a price on the potential life-long suffering you’ll experience due to the incompetence of someone else. Southeastern Wisconsin trusts serious injury lawyer Steve Caya with their injury claims.
Common causes of serious injuries
If you’ve experienced any of the above accidents due to the negligence of someone else, it’s important to seek legal counsel as soon as possible to file a claim before vital evidence is gone. The faster you reach out, the better your chances are of getting the compensation you deserve.