To be involved in an accident that results in your injury is no laughing matter; the physical and emotional pain you could suffer following the tragedy is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. You will surely be mired in medical and hospitalization fees for your injuries, and if your insurance does not completely cover all your medical expenses, you could be in trouble. Additionally, if your injuries are debilitating enough, you could be out of work, denying you and your household of precious income. You can suffer economically for being a victim in an accident, but there are ways to recoup your financial losses. Filing a claim for personal injury against those responsible for your injuries allows you to demand for reparations. This legal process, however, can be confusing and difficult to follow for those experiencing it the first time.