Not all professional negligence claims involve personal injury. The wrongful actions of certain professionals could have profound impacts on the lives of their clients, but they may not necessarily cause them to be physically injured. An accountant handling a person’s finances, for example, could engage in wrongful conduct resulting in their client’s loss of income, however their professional negligence will most likely not cause them to sustain physical injuries.
That said, certain professions are, by their very nature, more dangerous than others. Some jobs require the use of tools, implements, or materials that, if handled incorrectly, could result in another person sustaining serious injuries. Certain occupations require their practitioners to come into close physical contact with the people they serve. When these jobs are performed in an unsafe manner, the people who have hired professionals to provide their specialized services could be physically harmed.
Some professionals whose wrongful conduct on the job may be more likely to injure clients, co-workers, and other community members include:
- Police officers
- Dental hygienists
- Construction workers
- Massage therapists
- Personal trainers
- Doctors, nurses, physicians, and other healthcare providers
- And more
Jobs with a higher potential for causing physical injuries typically require their practitioners to undergo safety training sessions. Often, these kinds of jobs require industry-specific vocational training where the people studying to work in potentially dangerous fields learn about their industry’s safety standards and other rules governing their occupation. If a professional fails to comply with their industry’s safety standards and practices and performs their job in a negligent manner, their customers and other people could be seriously injured.
The injured victims of a professional’s negligence often incur substantial financial losses related to medical expenses, rehabilitative therapies, psychological counselling, lifestyle adjustments, and other necessary costs related to their recovery. If the injuries they have sustained prevent accident victims from completing the tasks associated with their own occupations, they may sustain financial losses related to lost wages, and even a reduced future earning capacity.
If someone’s failure to perform their job in accordance with the rules governing their occupation caused you to sustain compensable injuries, our professional negligence lawyers serving New Glasgow may be able to help you pursue a civil claim against them. By working with our New Glasgow professional negligence lawyers, you may be able to recover damages you have incurred because of the injuries you sustained. These damages could include:
- Medical expenses
- Rehabilitation costs
- Ongoing medical care/in-home care
- Lost wages due to missed work
- Loss of future earning capacity
- Adjusted living expenses
- Pain and suffering
- And possibly more
To review the circumstances of your case and learn more about how our professional negligence lawyers serving New Glasgow may be able to assist you, schedule a free initial consultation with Preszler Injury Lawyers today.
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Our New Glasgow professional negligence lawyers believe that no one should be forced to endure physical injuries and financial losses because of someone else’s failure to do their job properly. If you were injured because of a professional’s negligence, consider booking a free initial consultation with Preszler Injury Lawyers.
During a no-obligation first meeting with our professional negligence lawyers serving New Glasgow, you will have the opportunity to receive the benefit of our legal advice at no initial cost. To take advantage of your free initial consultation, call our professional negligence lawyers serving New Glasgow today.