Attorney Victor Strauss Educates the Injured on Receiving Recompense

Victor Strauss, Attorney at Law

Achieving compensation for a loss suffered depends on knowledge of just what information is necessary to prove your case.

Anyone is susceptible to bodily injury or loss that can cause significant financial damage. Recovering from such a situation is always the primary goal, and no less important is recompense for the injuries suffered.

“We live in challenging times, a deleveraging economy with high debt loads and average real earnings in decline, with the backdrop of corporate information through the media,” said personal injury attorney Victor Strauss, who has practiced for thirty years in the St. Louis area and the state of Missouri. “Achieving compensation for a loss suffered depends on knowledge of just what information is necessary to prove your case.”

Medical expenses reasonably incurred, lost earnings, loss of the ability to engage in life activities, chronic pain and loss of use of certain bodily functions, such as lifting, bending and reaching, are factors that may be important in proving the appropriate compensation in a given case. Furthermore, future damages, such as increased susceptibility to injuries or conditions, probable need for surgery, lost earnings because of diminished capacity and diminished worklife expectancy, can be important factors when valuing the amount of compensation to which one is entitled.

If one does incur injury or significant loss, Strauss lists the following four important steps to take to better ensure compensation:

No. 1: Gather critical information vital to the claim. This includes photos, police reports, insurance policies and property damage estimates.

No. 2: Document communications with the party who caused the injury…

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