Accidents are an unfortunate reality that can change our lives in an instant. It can result in a severe personal injury that causes serious emotional and physical pain. Many times this results in victims being unable to work, which means they are unable to pay medical bills. This terrible situation has been witnessed countless of times by our attorneys practicing in Lawrence and Manhattan. Auto accident injury and workers compare two of the most common types of personal injury.
It’s no coincidence that auto accident injury is the most common type of personal injury in the country. There are millions of motorists in the US, and many put the lives of others in great danger. Reckless drivers cause countless of accidents after driving too fast or driving while intoxicated or distracted. These irresponsible actions can have a devastating effect on the lives of other motorists, passengers, and pedestrians.
“The average person has no idea what they’ll face after an auto accident. It isn’t about you. There are so many other people involved — ambulances, anesthesiologists, auto mechanics, etc . . .,” explains Frank, a client of attorney Mike Wyatt. “If you don’t have legal representation, insurance companies can do whatever they want to you.”
When your employer knowingly puts you in dangerous working conditions or ignores safety standards, then you could be entitled to workers compensation. This is another common type of personal injury that our attorneys practicing in Lawrence and Manhattan are quite familiar with. The workplace should be a safe haven where you’re taken care of. However, many injured workers are denied the compensation and medical attention they need for a complete recovery.
“There are a lot of people who get lost in the legal system of corporate America,” explains Scott Mann, an attorney Representing Cases For Lawrence and Manhattan.
“Our goal is to enforce the rights of injured people. We want to restore their self-worth and self-esteem by giving them new opportunities to get their lives back on track.”
If you have been injured in an accident, call the professionals of Mann, Wyatt & Tanksley today. We are ready to serve you and your case!
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Our law firm was founded in 1999 by attorney Scott Mann. With more than 50 combined years of trial and litigation experience, we are one of the Midwest’s most qualified firms practicing exclusively in personal injury, including car accidents, truck accidents, wrongful death, and workers’ compensation.