Personal injuries have the potential to be devastating and change a person’s life. These situations can cause serious injuries and sometimes even death to individuals. In the event of this, injured parties can find themselves suffering from great losses, whether they may be financial or a loss of life. This is why injured parties may be able to receive compensation from another party who is responsible for the injury due to their negligence.


It is important to seek immediate medical attention immediately in the event of a serious injury. Depending on the injury, bills can pile up and become very overwhelming for a person. Sometimes, an individual may not be able to go back to work for a period of time or even indefinitely. Because of this, they may be able to receive compensation to cover any medical bills or lost wages as a result of the accident. This gives the injured the chance to relax and recover after an accident without worrying about any expenses. Compensation an individual may receive can include but is not limited to the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Lose earning capacity
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Court costs

When people are injured in an accident, it is possible to not only suffer physically. Many times, individuals suffer emotionally and psychologically as well because of a trauma. It is because of this that injured people are not only entitled to financial compensation but emotional compensation as well. This may cover any pain and suffering or a loss of quality of life.

Proving Negligence

In order to receive compensation for an injury, an injured party must file a personal injury lawsuit. During their case, the injured individual must prove the other party was negligent in providing the lawful standard of care. This requires them to satisfy the “burden of proof.” To do this, the injured party must collect evidence that proves the accident and their injuries were a result of the negligence. Evidence that may be used can include medical documentation of the injuries, pictures of the hazard that caused the injury, or witnesses to the accident.

Contact our Firm

If you or someone you know was injured in a car accident and wishes to seek compensation, contact Cressman Law Firm today.

Cressman Law Firm, P.A. is committed to collecting compensation for medical malpractice and other personal injury victims in Winter Garden and the surrounding areas. If you have suffered an injury at the hands of a healthcare professional, we are here to ensure you get the compensation you deserve. Contact our firm today at (407) 877-7317 to schedule a free consultation.