Personal injury cases arise when someone is negligent in their actions and that negligence results in financial or physical harm to a victim. It simply means a person did not mean to hurt another person or property, but their actions nonetheless caused an injury. In such a case, when the victim’s property is damaged or if there were resulting bodily injuries, the law allows for recovery.
An insurance company providing coverage over a particular matter can prevent having to pay damages directly out of one’s own pocket. Where insurance policies do not cover accidents, then the person causing the damages will be directly responsible.
After an accident, the injured person should seek our assistance. We will immediately pursue (1) getting you medical assistance with a physician nearest to you, and (2) obtaining an acceptance of liability from the insurance carrier of the person who caused your injuries.
Negotiating with the insurance company is not as easy as it sounds. There are legal consequences that stem from a person’s very long and detailed insurance policy. Our Attorneys are able to read insurance policies and look for any loopholes. We are also able to discover the policy limits.
In the case where there is no third party insurance policy, we can follow up with the injured person’s policy. You are likely paying premiums in the event that someone harms you who did not have liability insurance. Uninsured accidents that occur still require an Attorney’s assistance.
An 18-wheeler barreling down the road can be scary enough. Even one merely backing out of a driveway can cause a fair amount of damage. Sleepy drivers are a nightmare. These are just examples of what we see on a regular basis.
If a death results from a vehicle accident or even a non-vehicle accident, then our office can assist you. Whether the driver who fatally injured a person was drunk or was perfectly sober, but in both cases caused the resulting death of a person, then a negligence case can be had. In some cases, the District Attorney could prosecute the person responsible for the death of a family member; however, a civil suit for Wrongful Death could still exist.
Companies will be held liable for their drivers who cause injuries in commercial vehicles. Drivers of cargo trucks, buses, garbage trucks, or any vehicles owned by a company must be held to a certain standard of care. Commercial liability is viable even if the commercial vehicle was rented or if there was no writing on the vehicle.