What Is a Serious Injury? New York Serious Injury Lawyers Explain

How Do You Know if You Have a Serious Injury?

Do you have a serious injury that could be worth hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars? You’ll be surprised to find that injuries other personal injury lawyers call soft tissue injuries are actually serious injuries.

New York’s serious injury lawyers at 1-800-HURT-911® have settled personal injury cases with “soft tissue injuries” for hundreds of thousands of dollars to millions of dollars.

See some examples of serious injuries below but always call us for a free consultation.

—Don’t assume your injury isn’t serious. Ask New York’s serious injury lawyers at 1-800-HURT-911®. You may actually have a serious injury worth millions. And if you really don’t have a serious injury, we still want to represent you.

—Tip: Don’t wait to call a serious injury lawyer for a free consultation because you can lose valuable rights quickly and while you may have a minor injury now, it can become a serious injury in 6-12 months after your accident. We can protect your rights and protect your personal injury case immediately, and even get you money right now. If your injury gets worse, you’ll be protected and your case can be settled faster because we will already have been working on it.

Is a Soft Tissue Injury a Serious Injury?

A soft tissue injury encompasses a very broad range of injuries. It can be as insignificant as a bruise that is discolored and goes away in a few days or a far more serious injury.

A torn ligament or tendon is a serious injury that can be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Knee and shoulder injuries usually involve a torn ligament or tendon. Neck and back injuries usually involve a bulging or herniated disk which can be a very serious injury.

Any injury involving a fracture or broken bone is no longer considered a soft tissue injury and is automatically a serious injury.

Is a Previous Existing Soft Tissue Injury a Serious Injury?

Even a previously existing soft tissue injury can be serious and valuable, worth a lot of money.

What is a previously existing injury? It is an injury that existed before your accident (either from a previous accident or something else) and which was reinjured.

We obtained personal injury settlements for a previously existing soft tissue injury for hundreds of thousands of dollars in many cases.

We obtained a $1 million settlement for a woman in her 50s who aggravated a previously existing neck injury when she was knocked to the floor when she was hit by a forklift.

We obtained a $750,000 settlement for Nyda who aggravated a previously existing soft tissue lower back injury when she was injured in a car accident. Nyda was still seeing her orthopedic surgeon for her previous existing lower back pain when she had a car accident. She went to a personal injury lawyer in the Bronx who was not interested in her case because of her prior medical treatment and she only had a soft tissue injury in the car accident. Then she called the New York Serious Injury Lawyers at 1-800-HURT-911®.

Even if You Don’t Have Surgery or a Broken Bone, You May Have a Serious Injury and a Valuable Personal Injury Case!

Some personal injury law firms don’t want your case if you don’t have surgery or a broken bone. It was claimed in a lawsuit that the personal injury law firm Steinger, Iscoe & Greene had a “no surgery, no case” policy; That is not the kind of law firm you want for your personal injury case.

But you don’t need surgery or a broken bone for us to take your case. As you can see from Nyda’s video, we may still be able to get you hundreds of thousands of dollars. Do what Nyda did. Call the New York Serious Injury Lawyers at 1-800-HURT-911®.

How Much Is a Serious Injury Worth?

A serious injury can be worth as much as tens of millions of dollars to as little as tens of thousands of dollars. As an example, we got $465,000 for a client who had a torn meniscus in his knee, which is a soft tissue injury, after GEICO originally offered $10,000 to settle the case.

See the value of some of our other cases with serious injuries and how much serious injury cases settled for.

So do you have a serious injury? Just call the New York Serious Injury Lawyers to find out for free. If another law firm declined to represent you, call us!

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Serious Injuries You May Not Think Are Serious But Are Serious

Any broken bone is a serious injury but this fracture is a very serious injury
NY Serious Injury Lawyers made this 3-D color x-ray image showing a very serious injury wrist fracture with plate and screws installed during surgery

Injuries Which May Be Serious

(When surgery is required, these injuries are definitely serious and can be worth more than $1 million)

Catastrophic Injuries

The New York Serious Injury Lawyers at 1-800-HURT-911® will help you get substantial compensation for your injuries including past and future pain and suffering, lost wages, and other damages.

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Mr. Franckel is a personal injury lawyer, since 1989. He is a Founding Partner of 1-800-HURT-911® New York and a former Member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. He has a 10 Top Avvo Rating, Avvo Client’s Choice Award with all 5-star reviews, Avvo Top Contributor Award, and Multi-Million Dollar Trial Lawyers Award. See Mr. Franckel’s bio.

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