The harm you have suffered is more than enough to bear. You don’t have to bear another suffering in the form of helplessness just because you don’t know how to protect your rights. It’s time to fight back. Make those people who are liable to your suffering face the consequences of their action. It’s the only way to redeem your self-esteem and self-worth.
You can’t do this alone, though. That’s why a lawyer is there to help you. But you don’t just deal with anyone. You must deal with a personal injury attorney who specializes in your case, has experiences, and is competent enough to help you in the best way possible.