A person may have a case for a personal injury claim if, or their personal representative in the event of death, sustains a serious personal injury in an accident of any type often has a claim for damages. These injuries can arise from a number of scenarios mentioned below. For Wrongful death, personal injury or products liability claims, an experienced personal injury attorney should always be consulted to assess the types of damages, need for expert testimony and maximize chances for success, whether dealing with brain, loss of limb or other catastrophic injuries.
Areas of Personal Injury Case Expertise:
- Wrongful Death – Wrongful death cases arise when death of a family member has been caused by a defendant’s misconduct. Wrongful death laws typically allow family to recover the deceased person’s lost ability to earn wages, funeral and burial expenses and other damages.
- Motor Vehicle accidents –. Motor Vehicle accidents have their liability and damages issues and components. With these accidents, questions about duties of insurance companies, insurance contracts and compliance with them need to be dealt with on a timely basis.
- Products liability – Defective products, whether tools, vehicles, drugs or other equipment or products, or the components of products, may give rise to suits against Manufacturers, Retailers, Distributors, Designers and/or Sellers.
- Premises liability/Fall Accidents – Landowners, shopping centers, business owners and property managers owe certain duties to people coming on their land, property or stores. This includes where property is negligently maintained or negligently secured.
A skilled personal injury attorney will help you navigate the numerous issues facing a litigant involved in any of the above types of disputes.
To discuss any of the above types of claims, please contact the office to schedule an appointment.