A personal injury claim may arise when someone is harmed, physically and/or psychologically, as a result of another party’s negligence. To receive compensation, the victim must prove an individual or business failed to act with reasonable care.
Here are some examples of situations that may result in a personal injury lawsuit:
In these and many other instances, victims may receive compensation from the responsible party for direct expenses such as medical bills and lost wages and intangible losses such as pain and suffering.
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There are many different circumstances that may result in a personal injury claim. Here are the most common:
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While filing a personal injury claim may seem simple at first glance, these cases are far more complicated than most people realize. They involve complex legal issues, strict filing deadlines, obtaining and evaluating medical records and negotiating with insurance companies and more. This is why victims who hire experienced personal injury attorneys achieve the most favorable financial outcomes.
Here are some of the steps victims must take in order to file a personal injury claim:
As outlined above, filing a personal injury is a complicated process. Therefore, if you are injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, it is wise to hire a personal injury attorney for many reasons. Most importantly, research shows plaintiffs represented by attorneys receive larger settlements than those who handle their own claims.
Personal injury lawyers understand what a claim is worth and what must be done to win the maximum amount of compensation. Also, because insurance companies frequently offer quick, low-ball settlements, victims who represent themselves often receive less than they deserve.
Here are some of the many other benefits and services an experienced personal injury lawyer provides:
Whether you were injured by a distracted driver, a neighborhood dog, a defective product or a negligent physician, we can help. Our highly-qualified personal injury lawyers will protect your rights and win the compensation you and your family deserve.
Personal injury law is complicated, but finding the right personal injury attorney is simple.
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