What is a personal injury lawsuit?
If you have been injured in an accident or because of another person’s negligence, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit to collect money to help you pay for medical expenses and reimburse you for lost wages.
How can a personal injury lawyer help?
We are extremely experienced in dealing with insurance companies to reach a fair resolution of your case. We will counsel you on the way the insurance companies operate prior to engaging in informed and aggressive negotiations with the other party to reach a settlement, and if necessary, will take your case through the civil court proceedings. Filing an official lawsuit may not even be necessary. Settlements often occur before a lawsuit is filed, and with our experience, we can help you reach an acceptable conclusion in the fastest and easiest way possible. Learn more.......
What is workers’ compensation?
Workers’ compensation is a system that provides medical payments, lost time and permanent disability benefits for employees hurt while at work and sometimes extends prior to and after work.
What is your employer’s responsibility?
It is the employer’s responsibility to pay for reasonable medical care for an employee's work-related injury or disease. This includes necessary first aid and emergency services, and treating physicians, surgeons and hospitals of your choice. The employer is also required to pay for necessary physical, mental, and vocational rehabilitation treatment programs that assist in the employee's recovery and return to work. Learn more........
What is premises liability?
Premises liability is a term used to describe the legal responsibility that a landowner has for injuries and accidents that occur on their property. Property owners are responsible to maintain a safe premises and warn visitors of potential hazards. Owners can be held liable for injuries occurring due to unsafe conditions on their property. Government agencies are also considered owners and can be held liable for injuries occurring on public property such as public sidewalks. These injuries can include injuries occurring when a person slips and falls, uses equipment on the owner’s property, or when the owner fails to provide adequate security on the property. Learn more.......
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice results from the failure of a medical professional to provide adequate treatment to their patient. Your medical providers have a responsibility to act with the degree of care and skill other medical professionals would use under similar circumstances. When these medical standards are not followed and injury results, you need a lawyer who will work with the hospital system and medical law system to find out your rights and legal options. We will obtain and evaluate copies of your medical records and other relevant material. Learn more......
If you have been involved in an auto, motorcycle, or trucking accident, we can help you get compensated for your injuries. Damages refers to a monetary settlement prior to a lawsuit or awarded to you subsequent to the filing of a lawsuit. Damages likely would include money intended to reimburse you for past and future economic loss from medical expenses and from loss of wages. It may also include money awarded to you for damages such as pain, suffering and mental anguish.
In a railroad crossing accident, there are many questions which must be answered. Did the crossing have lights and/or a functioning gate? Were the flashers confusing? Did a parked train or foliage obstruct your view? Even if you are injured as a passenger on a train, many questions arise and the railroad companies are often unwilling to provide necessary information about accidents occurring on or near railways.
In addition, railroad employees face serious risks of injury while on the job. Although railroad employees are not covered under workers’ compensation insurance, the Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA) is a Federal law addressing railroad workers injury compensation.
Catastrophic injuries can severely inhibit your ability to function and dramatically lower your quality of life. No matter how much medical care you receive, you may be left permanently disabled with no chance for a normal, full life again. These severe injuries can force you to spend thousands on extra medical expenses. Learn more......