Joseph P. Hougnon, Attorney at Law

Your Whole Life Can Change in an Instant Following a Serious Injury


If you have been involved in an accident that has resulted in serious injuries to you or to someone you care about, your whole life will change in an instant. Chances are the road to recovery will be long and hard. It will put you through considerable challenges emotionally, physically, and financially. You will be forced to make decisions that could impact your life for years to come. This can be an especially trying time if that accident was due to the reckless or negligent actions of another person.

When you are the victim of someone else’s negligence, it is critical to seek help immediately. The stakes are too high for you to not take every possible step to protect your legal rights and seek appropriate compensation for your injuries. Finding the best possible serious injury attorney should be the first thing you should do as soon as circumstances allow.

The Benefits of Hiring a Skilled Serious Injury Attorney

After an accident, it is normal to feel overwhelmed, upset, scared, and angry. All of these feelings are heightened when serious injuries are involved to you or to a loved one. Despite these emotions, you must regain your composure and retain an attorney to immediately focus on the facts of your case.

It’s true that a personal injury attorney will work with you over many months (and possibly years) to earn you the highest settlement for pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, and other related impacts to your life. But one of the occasionally overlooked benefits of retaining a serious injury attorney in Sacramento is that you can shift the day-to-day legal burdens to a trained and seasoned professional, releasing you for a significant amount of the emotional burdens that you are carrying.

When you are able to shift that burden, you are able to apply a greater degree of focus to healing and moving forward with your life as much as possible.

Joseph P. Hougnon serves clients in Sacramento and other nearby northern California communities.

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Since 1996, Joe Hougnon, Esq. has provided the best legal services for DUI, Criminal charges & personal injury cases in northern California.