If you or someone close to you suffered a serious injury in an accident, you know how urgent the need is for compensation. Medical bills are one thing, but if you cannot work because of a serious injury or permanent disability, you may no longer be able to provide for yourself or your family.
In such circumstances, it is important to hold negligent parties accountable for their roles in causing your injuries. Whether you were struck by a negligent motorist, run off the road by a commercial truck or crushed by heavy equipment while on a construction site – just to cite a few examples – you can recover financial compensation through a personal injury lawsuit.
I am attorney James Bendell, and I have spent more than 35 years defending the rights of my clients in court and in negotiations. For more than 16 years, I represented insurance companies in personal injury litigation, and learned how insurance adjusters and insurance attorneys think about and evaluate cases.
If someone you care about was seriously injured or killed as the result of negligence, I can provide you with thorough and effective representation designed to maximize your compensation.
My goal is always to restore my clients to good health by seeking the compensation they need to pay their medical bills and cover the costs of lost wages, disabilities and inability to earn money in the future.
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I represent clients with a wide range of serious injuries, including:
- Radiating nerve pain
- Severed spinal cord/paraplegia/quadriplegia
- Vertebral disk herniations
- Cervical injury/spine injuries
- Amputation of arms, legs, fingers and other body parts
- Torn tendons and ligaments
- Crushing injury caused by impact/blunt force
- Bone fractures/compound fractures
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI) leading to loss of brain function, personality changes and/or loss of cognitive abilities
As your attorney, I will help you get the diagnosis you need and start a process of documenting your condition and accompanying medical expenses over time. I will also counsel you on your legal options for seeking compensation from negligent parties and their insurance companies, which may need legal encouragement to pay the full amounts due to you.
With the assistance of medical experts, vocational rehabilitation specialists and other qualified parties, I can prove the true costs of your injuries and obtain the compensation you need, either in court or in negotiations. My many years of experience as a practicing trial lawyer will benefit you in either case.
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I offer a free consultation for prospective clients. To discuss your serious injury and options for compensation with an experienced Coeur d'Alene serious injuries lawyer, contact me online or by calling 208-228-0191. I look forward to helping you.