Why You Need A Person Injury Lawyer

Why You Need A Person Injury Lawyer

WHY YOU NEED AN EXPERIENCED TRIAL LAWYER FOR YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CASE   When you’re hurt in a personal injury accident, the person responsible might try to play nice. They might sound friendly, and it can be tempting to want to accept a check and settle the...
WHAT IS MY PERSONAL INJURY CASE WORTH?

WHAT IS MY PERSONAL INJURY CASE WORTH?

There are several factors used to determine how much a personal injury case is worth. Your compensation will depend upon your medical bills — past, present and future. Other things may be looked at such as income lost as a result of time off from work. Need an...

Punitive Damages

If the evidence shows that the doctor, nurse or other health care provider acted willfully, wantonly, maliciously, fraudulently, with bad faith or with a conscious indifference to the potential consequences, the plaintiff may be entitled to punitive damages. Punitive...

Compensatory Damages

Compensatory damages are intended to compensate the plaintiff for the actual injury and harm that he or she has suffered. In other words, compensatory damages aim to make the plaintiff “whole.” Compensatory damages can be divided into two categories, damages for...

Res Ipsa Loquitur

If a patient is injured as the result of a medical procedure, but does not know exactly what caused his or her injury, but it is an injury that would not have occurred without negligence by a health care provider, the plaintiff might be able to invoke the legal...

Cause In Fact

There are two types of causation: actual cause (cause-in-fact) and proximate cause. The defendant’s actions are the cause-in-fact of the plaintiff’s injury if the plaintiff would not have been injured “but for” the defendant’s wrongful act, or if the plaintiff’s...
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