Personal injury cases are more common than you think
Injuries are not only frustrating, but they can be costly too. Imagine missing work and receiving piles of medical bills simply because you were the victim of a personal injury accident. Why should you have to bear the weight of someone else’s negligence?
When you are hurt, you can’t function in the ways in which you are accustomed. Your day-to-day routine suddenly turns into a flurry of doctor appointments as well as physical therapy visits. To make matters even worse, you are left to deal with the physical pain from your injury while you are struggling through the emotional trauma that can result from a case of negligence.
What exactly is a personal injury law? The American Bar Association defines it as, “personal injury law, also known as tort law, is designed to protect you if you or your property is injured or harmed because of someone else’s act or failure to act.” This definition clearly outlines the basic characteristics of a personal injury case; however, it may leave you wondering about the common types.
Continue reading to discover frequent causes of personal injury cases.
Auto accidents are scary and can often have been prevented if the proper attention would have been given. Distracted driving, whether caused by texting or another interruption, is a frustrating and very real occurrence on most roadways. The CDC reports, “[n]ine people in the United States are killed every day in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver.”
If you were the victim of an auto accident and were left dealing with the pain of a personal injury, you do not have to fight your case alone. Seek respected, experienced legal counsel to make certain that justice is served.
When you are in need of medical attention, the last thing on your mind is the what-ifs of medical negligence. Imagine receiving medication in a hospital only to discover that you were given the incorrect, and potentially dangerous, dosage. Maybe you were admitted into the hospital for what was supposed to be a routine surgery but were left with a debilitating new symptom because of a preventable error caused by your doctor. These examples of medical malpractice not only happen but could cause you to experience irreversible health concerns long-term.
Hire a team of accomplished attorneys who specialize in personal injury cases to help you navigate your medical malpractice lawsuit. At Flanagan, Lieberman, & Rambo, we are here to help you when you need us most. We are a team of experienced personal injury attorneys who won’t stop zealously advocating to ensure that your rights and interests are fully and fairly protected.
Dogs are man’s best friend, right? But what happens when a furry companion turns on an unsuspecting person – causing them substantial medical harm? The American Veterinary Medical Association reports, “ [m]ore than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States, and more than 800,000 receive medical attention for dog bites, according to the U.S Centers for Disease Control (CDC)”.
The health concerns coupled with the emotional trauma relating to dog bites should not be ignored – especially if the dog’s owner was previously aware of aggressive behavior displayed by their pet. Rest easier knowing that there is legal help available if you fall victim to an unprovoked canine attack.
No matter how careful you may be, work related accidents happen when you least expect them. You should never have to go into work fearful of injury because your employer hasn’t taken the proper care to ensure safe working conditions. Your employer has the moral and legal obligation to make sure that you have the proper equipment needed to get your job done without the worry of physical harm.
Your health and safety should always be a top priority – but if it isn’t and the unimaginable happens, know that there is help available to you.
At Flanagan, Lieberman, & Rambo, we are here to help you when you are most vulnerable. Don’t fight your personal injury case alone. Let our team of accomplished attorneys be the helping hand you need when faced with the physical, emotional, and financial pain resulting from another person’s negligence.
We are ready to fight for you – contact us today.