Injured Out Of State
Did you know? You are more likely to suffer an injury in or near your hometown. This is because you spend most of your time relatively close to home. However, injuries can happen anywhere and at any time. Being injured out of state can present a multitude of complications.
Getting injured while on a road trip, business trip, or vacation is anything but ideal. If you are injured out of state and need the help of an injury attorney, what should you do?
Injured In Another State
Many times, we travel without a single thought about anything bad that could happen. Suffering an injury while traveling can present a multitude of problems. Where should you go for medical care? Will your insurance cover your medical treatment?
How you proceed will largely depend on the circumstances of your injury. If your injury is the result of someone else’s negligence, you may have a valid claim for compensation. In this article, we take a look at several general examples of how people are injured in another state.
Car Crash Injury In Another State
A car crash injury in another state can present a whole new set of problems. Is your insurance coverage the same? Whose insurance will cover the expenses? Different states have different rules. An injury attorney can sort it all out and help you navigate your claim.
Nearly all car insurance policies purchased in the United States cover driving anywhere in the United States. This also includes US territories, like Puerto Rico. If you plan to drive outside of the United States, contact your insurance agent to make sure you are covered in the event of a crash.
Slip And Fall Injury In Another State
Slip and fall injuries are typically covered under premises liability law. If the negligence of a property owner contributes to or causes your injury, you may have options. Many times, property owners are difficult to deal with. If there is coverage for your injury, you will need an attorney to help you get the money you deserve.
Other Injury Situations
When you travel out of state, it is common for people to try new things and experiences. Boating, ropes courses, tour buses, theme parks, etc. all present different ways that people can get hurt. That’s not to say these experiences are all dangerous – negligence can make these experiences dangerous.
Complications With Medical Expenses
If you need urgent medical care, you might have problems with insurance payments. Depending on your car insurance, there may be some medical coverage. Beyond that, you may pay higher prices for medical care outside your health insurance network coverage. An injury attorney may be able to help you get reimbursed for your medical expenses.
How To Find An Out Of State Injury Attorney
While Google can be helpful in your search for an injury attorney, it can be difficult to know whether an attorney is right for you simply based on an online search and reviews. Injury attorneys are a dime a dozen in some places. But, finding an out-of-state injury attorney that will help you might prove difficult.
Here at Kane and Silverman, we have attorneys licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. We also have an extensive network of attorneys in other states. If you live in our service area, but need an injury attorney in another state, please contact us. We might be able to help you find a trusted injury attorney in the state where your injury occurred.
Personal Injury Law Firm In The Tri-State Area
At Kane and Silverman, we want to be your go-to injury law firm. Not only are we proud to serve people living in the states where we practice, but we are here for visitors injured in these states as well. Travel is high in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. Many clients are vacationers injured in car accidents, slip and falls, or other types of situations.
So, while it can be difficult to find the right attorney when you are injured out of your home state, it is certainly not impossible. We try to make it as easy as possible – a majority of claims can be settled without an office visit. We offer online video conferencing, home visits, phone call consultations, and email correspondence.
Free Consultation With An Injury Attorney
If you or a loved one has been injured in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, or Maryland, we are here for you. Contact us for a free consultation with an injury attorney. You don’t pay us for anything unless we recover money for you.