Personal injury is the name given to the branch of tort law that covers any wrongdoing or damage done to anyone, their property, rights or reputation. A personal injury can happen anywhere, like work, in a traffic accident or because of a faulty product or slipping and falling on wet pavement.
A personal injury may be physical or psychological but, in order for it to be actionable, it must occur due to negligence or unreasonably unsafe actions of your employer, a manufacturer, doctor, landlord, or any other person who owes you a duty of care.
Selecting a lead counsel for your case is an extremely important decision. An initial consultation from a lawyer who has experience is vital. You might be entitled to compensation for medical bills, time lost from work, medical costs for ongoing injuries, pain and suffering, and so on. There aren’t any formulas that a single jury or a judge is required to use in order to determine these damages and the compensation is based on a case by case basis.
Some personal injury cases include:
Dangerous and Defective Products
Nursing Home Neglect
Slip and Fall
Spinal Cord Injury
Unfair Insurance Practices
If you or someone you care about have been involved in any of these kinds of situations, you should consult with a personal injury attorney right away, to protect your legal rights and fight for the compensation to which you might be entitled. Simply fill out the form to the right of this blog post and a qualified Injuryboard member will contact you shortly!