Financial Compensation for Therapy Costs
In some cases, injuries can require long-term medical care and monitoring, commonly in the form of therapy. Depending on the effects of his or her injury, an injured individual can seek therapy to help him or her emotionally cope with the damage, learn to live with the ensuing health complications, or even learn to work around any disabilities. Although this ongoing care can be expensive, the person or party at fault for the injury may be obligated to cover the victim’s therapy costs.
If you or someone you love has sustained an injury caused by another person’s negligent or reckless actions, there may be legal means to pursue compensation for a variety of treatment and recovery expenses. To learn more about how we can help guide you through the process of seeking remuneration, contact the Cincinnati personal injury lawyers of Stepleton Dugan, LLC, today at 513-321-7733.
Common Therapy Costs
If an individual’s personal injury case is successful, he or she may be able to pursue compensation for the following therapy expenses:
- Psychological therapy for incidents that induced emotional trauma or caused long-term mental health concerns
- Occupational therapy for injuries that affect work efficiency or the ability to use items at home
- Physical therapy for injuries that caused paralysis, muscle weakness, or other mobility concerns
- Speech therapy for injuries that caused language problems
- Any tools or instruments needed in conjunction with therapy
These therapies can provide significant recovery for injured individuals. However, due to the length of therapy and its per-session cost, receiving this kind of care without compensation may prove too expensive for accident victims to pursue.
Long-term medical care expenses can eventually overwhelm your household’s finances, either leaving you without the care you need or your family with substantial medical debts. However, you may be able to avoid this burden if you are able to secure compensation through a successful personal injury lawsuit. For a free consultation regarding your case, contact the Cincinnati personal injury attorneys of Stepleton Dugan, LLC, today by calling 513-321-7733.