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How is Covid-19 Impacting Personal Injury Claims?

Can I still file a Claim with the Help of a Personal Injury Attorney?

With all the new rules and regulations in place because of Covid-19, many people wonder if they can work with a personal injury attorney to get their claim taken care of. The good news is that personal injury claims are still being handled, just in a slightly different way than before.

Filing a Claim

Your personal injury attorney can help you file the claim in these cases. Most federal judges have moved as many of the court operations to virtual spaces. And most courthouses have shut their doors to the public. But it is still possible to file your personal injury claim. 

Even though most in-person court proceedings are not happening, these claims often settle before making it to trial, so your claim can still occur. Keep in mind the process may be a little slower than before.

Will My Treatment Be Delayed

Elective surgeries are being postponed during the pandemic. The American College of Surgeons recommended that all surgical procedures are avoided to keep hospital numbers down. Depending on the type of treatment that you need, you may have delays in completing it. Your medical provider can help you figure out when the treatment will happen.

What About Statutes of Limitations?

Most statutes of limitations are good longer than the forecasts for this pandemic. 

However, depending on the specifics of your case, these may be removed, so you do not miss out on filing a claim because of the pandemic. Always check with your personal injury attorney and the courts to ensure that you do not miss out on important dates.

Choose a Robert J. DeBry & Associates Personal Injury Attorney

If you are looking for an attorney during Covid-19, look no further than our professionals at Robert J. DeBry & Associates. Our team can make sure that your personal injury case is handled, even during the pandemic. 

Contact us today to get started.

By |2021-03-31T16:26:09-06:00March 24th, 2021|personal injury attorney|0 Comments

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