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Personal Injury

No matter how messy it is, we do the best.

Our team of attorneys have favorably settled or won hundreds of cases for our clients. Personal injury cases include, but are not limited to:

  • Automobile accidents
  • premises liability*
  • slip & fall
  • dog bites*

A personal injury is described as any harm caused to a person, such as a broken bone, a cut, a bruise or slander. Any type of bodily injury as a result of an attack, negligence, or accident can also be categorized as the same, and you can file a lawsuit to recover damages from whoever is responsible for your injuries.

  • On average, 11,200 disabling accidental injuries take place every hour each year.
  • Falls are the most common accident at construction sites.
  • Each year, nearly 11,000 Americans suffer a traumatic spinal cord injury.
    Many of them suffer permanent disabilities.

Workers Compensation claims are also handled by personal injury Attorneys. The purpose of workers’ compensation, is to provide assistance when a worker is harmed (including a worsened preexisting condition) that arises in the scope of employment. This means that anyone personally injured while working or through work-related matters. If payments from workers comp run out and you still need financial help contact our Personal injury Attorneys for options.

Personal injuries can also be any injury resulting from libel, slander, malicious prosecution, or false arrest, any bodily injury, sickness, disease, or death sustained by any person and caused by an occurrence for which the state, or anyone else may be held liable.

A Personal Injury suit can come up when someone is harmed, either by accident or through intentional injury, and somebody else may be legally responsible.

The harm occurred can be physical, mental, or even financial. Personal Injury suits are typically resolved in one of two ways: through a formal lawsuit, or through informal, out-of-court negotiations between the parties involved. There is often a time limit for when one person can file a claim against another for personal injury.

Result

The types of damages that can be claimed in a personal injury suit. Here is a run down of some common types of damages.

Compensation for medical bills accrued Pain and suffering Lost wages as a result of the injury Emotional distress Wrongful death Consumers should be able to trust that the products they purchase are safe when used as designed. Unfortunately, consumers are often injured by common products and devices they use every day.This is the case where a product imperfection occurs when the seller or distributor could have reduced or avoided a foreseeable risk of harm.