Embry Insights: “What would be considered a permanent injury…?”

ELF Newsletter: August 2018
September 17, 2018
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#EMBRYINSIGHTS: We’re answering burning legal and common situational questions, to guide you in the right direction!

Q: What would be considered a permanent injury?

A: A permanent injury would be one that would not get better despite reasonably available medical procedures. If your injuries could be healed or at least substantially improved with surgery, then they would not be considered “permanent.”

Stated differently, an injured person has a duty to mitigate the extent of his injuries. So if there are reasonably available medical procedures available that could make you better, but you refuse to avail yourself of them, you will likely not be allowed as much in damages.  If you or a loved one have been injured and are in need of answers to your legal questions, please contact us at The Embry Law Firm at 1-844-44EMBRY for a free consultation.


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