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By Richard Obiol
Principal Attorney

Embarking on a personal injury claim in New York can be a complex and multifaceted process. As you navigate through legal intricacies and build your case, you may encounter a team of experts dedicated to ensuring justice is served. Each of these experts plays a crucial role in various aspects of the litigation process.

Here are some of the experts you may encounter during your personal injury case.

1. Medical Experts

In personal injury claims, the role of medical experts is pivotal. These professionals, often physicians or specialists, assess the extent of your injuries, provide expert opinions on causation, and offer insights into the necessary medical treatments. Their testimony is instrumental in establishing the connection between the incident and the injuries sustained.

2. Accident Reconstruction Specialists

For cases involving complex accidents, such as car collisions or workplace incidents, accident reconstruction specialists are enlisted. These experts use their knowledge of physics, engineering, and accident dynamics to recreate the events leading up to the incident. Their findings help establish liability and contribute to a comprehensive understanding of the accident.

3. Economists

Calculating the economic damages incurred due to a personal injury is a complex task. Economists assess various factors, including medical expenses, lost wages, and future earning potential, to determine the financial impact of the injury. Their expertise aids in presenting a clear and accurate picture of the economic losses suffered.

4. Vocational Rehabilitation Experts

In cases where injuries result in long-term or permanent impairment, vocational rehabilitation experts may be involved. These professionals assess the impact of the injuries on a person’s ability to work and may provide insights into potential job modifications, retraining programs, or career adjustments.

5. Forensic Accountants

In cases where financial aspects are integral, such as loss of business profits or damage to property, forensic accountants are called upon. They specialize in dissecting complex financial records and transactions, offering expert opinions on the financial losses incurred due to the injury.

6. Psychological Experts

Personal injuries can have profound psychological effects. Psychologists or psychiatrists may be consulted to assess the emotional and mental impact of the incident on the victim. Their expert testimony can be crucial in claims seeking compensation for pain and suffering, emotional distress, or loss of enjoyment of life.

A personal injury claim in New York involves a collaborative effort between legal professionals and a team of experts, each contributing their specialized knowledge to build a compelling case. From medical assessments to accident reconstruction and economic evaluations, these experts play a crucial role in establishing the facts, quantifying damages, and presenting a comprehensive picture of the impact of the injury. 

The Attorneys at Civardi & Obiol Help Those in New York Who Have Been Injured in an Accident

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, it’s crucial to understand your rights and the potential legal remedies available to you. A knowledgeable and experienced personal injury lawyer can advocate for justice and hold those responsible accountable. 

At Civardi & Obiol, our qualified New York personal injury attorneys will help to walk you through the process every step of the way. We will fight for your rights. To learn more or schedule a free consultation, contact us.

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