Personal Injuries and How A Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help

Personal injuries are types of injuries sustained by a person through the fault of another. Filing a claim with the guidance of an attorney who specializes in personal injury claims will greatly improve your chances of getting fair compensation. Filing a lawsuit is an important legal recourse for those suffering from said injuries to get proper compensation.

Personal Injury Scenarios

Car Crashes – Head-on collisions, rear-end collisions, T-bone collisions, and total wreck accidents are some types of car crashes that may have a case for personal injury.

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Wrongful Death – This pertains to an incident where a victim has an untimely demise either because of an accident or injuries sustained from it. A claim for the loss of their loved one can be made by the deceased’s closest family members.

Medical Negligence – This is specific to medical practitioners and other healthcare workers who may have a responsibility to care directly for the medical needs of a patient. From a failed surgery to a wrong prescription, patients or their families can file this suit on the doctor or the institution they serve for failure to follow the applicable standard of care.

Traumatic Brain Injury – This refers to a sustained head injury that may result in severe damage to the brain, affects a person’s thinking, mobility, comprehension, or general quality of life.

Boat/Motorcycle/Truck Accidents – refer to accidents involving the particular type of vehicle. Often these vehicles result in very serious injuries or death due to the size, weight or speed involved and the lack of safety devices like airbags and seatbelts.

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Slip and Fall – failure to properly warn of a wet floor in a public space, for example, may lead to a slip and fall, in which case the victim may file a claim for personal injury.

Premises Liability – Injuries sustained within the premises of a property, which should have proper warning over a defect or present danger can be covered by a personal injury lawsuit.

Dog Bites – Dog owners will be held responsible for injuries sustained by another because of their dog’s aggressive behavior especially if the dog is not properly restrained.

Depending on the type of injury, there may be other requirements of proof in order to make a successful claim. Seeking the help of Parker, Pallet, Slezak & Russell, LLC, a law firm that specializes in personal injury matters, will ensure that the proper evidence is gathered to build strong arguments, or to negotiate for fair compensation.