What is “personal injury”?
The term “personal injury” is used to describe physical or mental injuries which are suffered as the result of the negligence or lack of due care by another. This includes automobile accidents, industrial accidents, slip and falls, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice, trucking accidents, and premises liability cases.
How is the injured person compensated?
The elements of damages in a personal injury case include past and future medical bills, past and future lost wages, scarring or disfigurement, pain and suffering, permanent disability, and humiliation, embarrassment and inconvenience. Our attorneys have extensive experience in evaluating and presenting claims for personal injuries. Insurance companies have adjusters and attorneys that do their own evaluations. YOU NEED SOMEONE TO FIGHT FOR YOU !
How do I know if I have a case?
If you have been injured by the conduct of another, you may wish to consult with an attorney to determine whether or not you have a case and/or how strong your case is. Please call us for a free consultation. You will not be charged a fee unless we recover for you.
Do I have to advance money to my attorney to pursue my case?
Nearly all personal injury cases are handled by this firm on a contingency basis, meaning that there is no fee due unless there is a recovery. The agreed-upon fee is withheld from the recovery or settlement.
Can I handle my own case without an attorney?
Yes, you do not have to retain an attorney to pursue your case. However, we are experienced in dealing with all aspects of a personal injury case, whereas you may not be. We will determine the value of your claim and the fight to get it for you.
How soon after my injury do I need to consult an attorney?
As stated above, you do not need to consult an attorney at all. However, if you have been injured in an accident and are unsure of your rights or how to proceed, it is advisable to consult an attorney as soon as possible. It is best not to give any written or recorded statements or sign any documents until you have done so. You may also be prohibited from filing a lawsuit and obtaining compensation if you delay beyond the statute of limitations. We can advise you as to the applicable statute of limitations in your case.