Sep, 2017

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posted in Wilka, Welter & Ash LLP Law Blog.

What Is The Price Of Neglect?

There are plenty of freedoms that Americans take for granted every day. These are freedoms people come to expect, but these freedoms also come at a cost. Not everybody appreciates these freedoms at the same level as others, and as a result, negligence tends to come to fruition. What is negligence exactly? Well, negligence is the act of failing to heed, or paying little to no attention to one’s surroundings. Neglect is rife in the world these days, it is impossible to predict when a person will be a victim of extreme negligence, but thankfully, there are ways of preventing, and solving neglect.

Enter the personal injury lawyer. The personal injury lawyer is there to help people who have been the victim of negligence by the hands of another person. Vehicle accidents, insurance claims, workers’ comp, disability, wrongful death, amputation, etc. These are just some of the areas professional personal injury lawyers specialize in. It’s true that most of these cases tend to happen on the road, and involve driving/cars. However, there are many workplace incidents that occur whereby a terrible accident happens and someone is wrongfully injured.

Essentially, being injured through the negligence of another can happen almost anywhere. Many people who have experienced, or have been the victims of negligence at the hands of another, can earn millions in settlements and awards, depending on the damage etc. So even though a loved one might have experienced severe trauma, pain, stress, and confusion, they may be eligible for compensation.

Preventing Negligence

Education plays a huge role in making sure people go about their day in a safe manner. Education can help people with math, science, and English, but can it help people act accordingly in real life? It should, and for the better part, it does. However, a lot of education comes from the home as well as the school. Parents also play a huge role in making sure their children are primed for adulthood. They make sure their kids look twice before crossing the street, they give advice on manners and social etiquette, and they tell kids that it is wrong to hit other kids or call them bad names. This may be fine and well, but sometimes negligence comes to fruition in ways never thought imaginable. This is essentially due to the simple fact that people aren’t paying enough attention to their surroundings, which should be a given.

Looking For A Lawyer in Sioux Falls?

The cascading big Sioux river in all its might, the Sioux and Lakota history, the quiet, mid-western air are all wonderful aspects that make Sioux Falls a wonderful place to live. Thankfully, the area is home to a number of practicing personal injury lawyers. Finding one is a simple click or call away!