Can A Pre-Existing Condition Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

After being seriously injured in an accident, our clients often want to know, “Can a pre-existing condition affect my personal injury claim?”

Question:

Will a pre-existing condition affect my personal injury case?

Answer:

Can A Pre-Existing Condition Affect My Personal Injury ClaimI met with a client last week who was involved in a bad car wreck in which they hurt their back. The issue was they had a preexisting back condition from twenty years earlier. The client asked me if the preexisting condition would affect their case. I told the client it would have some effect on the case, but they could recover for any aggravation or worsening of their condition as a result of the car wreck, and the client’s doctor could probably differentiate what was preexisting and what was caused by the wreck.

 


Were you or a loved one seriously injured due to someone else’s negligence and have questions about pre-existing conditions affecting your personal injury claim?
Contact the experienced Georgia personal injury lawyers at Nimmons Malchow Johnson, today for a free consultation and case evaluation.

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Out of Town Legal Resources

We like to help people across the country whenever possible. While we practice in Georgia, we found these personal injury attorneys in New York that address a lot of frequently asked questions with their online guides. If you or someone you know has questions about personal injury claims in New York, look at this law firm located in Lockport, NY.

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