What is Personal Injury and Why You Need a Lawyer for Your Personal Injury Claim?
Personal injury involves any injury or damage sustained in an accident arising from the negligence or intentional act of another party. The injury could be from vehicle accidents, slips and fall, defective products etc. The injury could be physical or psychological/emotional.
Vehicle accidents injuries could range from whip lash and other soft tissue injuries to more serious injuries like fractures or even fatal injuries.
You can recover Special and general damages (economic and non-economic damages) for your injury. These include:
Medical expenses (past and future)
Lost wages and loss of earning capacity
Repair and replacement of damaged property
Loss of irreplaceable items
Physical pain and suffering
Lowered qualify of life
Loss of consortium or companionship
The at-fault driver of a vehicle that cause your injury or the person responsible for your injury in other personal injury cases, if at fault, and their insurance company should be liable for your damage. However, most insurance companies will not pay you a fair compensation for your loss or damage if you negotiate on your own without a lawyer. Many times, they will either low ball your offer or try to place the blame for the accident fully or partially on you.
Let us fight for you to receive a fair settlement and maximize your compensation from the insurance companies or the party at fault. Consultations with us is free and we work for you on contingency basis which means we don’t charge you a dime unless you get paid and you only pay us a percentage of the compensation received.