Personal injury law (also known as tort law) covers multiple legal disciplines, all of which have the commonality of an injury suffered on account of another party’s actions or inactions. Claims may arise in a variety of circumstances, including motor vehicle accidents, construction site mishaps, property flaws, medical malpractice, wrongful death and product defects. Under each of these circumstances, a claimant must demonstrate that another party was culpable, and that wrongful action or inaction caused the injury suffered. Experience is critical in meeting these evidentiary burdens.
An injury can occur in an instant. And such instantaneous, traumatic event can disrupt one’s life, devastate health, interrupt earnings, and result in permanent disabilities, which in turn may adversely affect quality of life. Accidents rarely “happen;” usually, some set of circumstances causes the accident. For example, one may have failed to pay attention, or failed to act in a situation where action would have avoided or prevented injury. Whatever the situation, firm attorneys are dedicated to determining liability to judicial standards, and ensuring all liable parties are held accountable to the fullest extent of damages.
The claim/litigation process can be daunting and confusing. Firm attorneys possess years of comprehensive experience litigating personal injury claims, having represented both claimants and insurance companies in disputed personal injury claims of all types. Our knowledge of the “system” from both perspectives is extremely advantageous. Throughout claims and litigation processes, firm attorneys handle all aspects of the case, and are available to respond to client questions and needs.
Personal injury cases are typically prosecuted on a “contingency fee” basis. Under a contingency fee arrangement, the client does not pay for our firm’s legal services unless and until money is recovered. Firm attorneys have successfully litigated cases involving: