Personal injury is a legal term for an injury to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property. The term is most commonly used to refer to a type of tort lawsuit alleging that the plaintiff’s injury has been caused by the negligence of another.
If you have been injured, or are suffering from a personal injury that has been caused by the negligence of another, a local attorney may be able to help answer your questions and help you get the compensation you deserve. The most common types of personal injury claims are auto accidents, accidents at work, tripping accidents, assault claims, accidents in the home, product defect accidents, medical negligence, and product liability. Statistics indicate that over 6,000,000 automobile accidents occur every year and approximately half of those result in serious injuries. If the negligence of another party can be proved, the injured party may be entitled to monetary compensation from that party. A personal injury attorney can explain some compensable damages you may be eligible to receive.
Accident and injury victims and their families suffer physically, emotionally, and financially. We understand the devastating impact this can have on your life and are here to get you a full recovery for all your losses, including:
Statute of Limitations
Each state has a certain limit on the time an individual has to file a accident or wrongful death suit. The time varies from state to state and is referred to as the “statute of limitations”. That means if you don’t file an accident claim in a certain amount of time, you may not be able to file one at all. Working with an established attorney can help you understand your case and the rights and compensation you may be entitled to.
If you believe that you or your family members are entitled to compensation, the best thing you can do is to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer. A personal injury lawyer can guide you through the confusing legalities that come with recovering damages.
If you are in need of a personal injury lawyer for any type of injury sustained, please contact our office to find an attorney in your area. We have a network of attorneys nationwide.