Common Instances of Personal Injuries
Tort, also known as personal injury law, encompasses harm that is done to the body, mind, or property through negligence or recklessness and normally results in health expenses and monetary losses. It is important to know that in this situation, a person can seek legal claims and compensation for the losses and harm that they have sustained.
Usually, a personal injury attorney fully understands just how traumatic and devastating an accident is. He or she knows that the cost of medical treatment and the financial loss you may incur are often too much burden to bear, especially considering the fact that what you’re going through is not even your fault. Because most legal representatives understand just how financially damaging such an injury or loss can be, they often do their utmost to support you fully.
A person can seek financial compensation for a number of situations in which they suffer injury, harm, or loss, including the following:
- Dog bite
- Slip and fall accidents
- Pedestrian accidents and bicycle accidents
- Work-related / construction injuries
- Product failure/ product liability
- Premises liability
- Nursing home abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Spinal cord injuries
- Medical or dental malpractice
- Birth injuries
- Brain Injury
- Wrongful death
Damages or compensation after such accidents depend on the severity of the injury. The more grievous the injury is, the higher the compensation typically will be. Generally, a person who sustains a permanent injury, disability, or wrongful death will receive higher compensation than a person whose injury is relatively minor. Additionally, a family who has to face the death of a loved one due to negligence may receive a greater amount of financial compensation from the responsible parties. Understanding your situation and how much compensation you may possibly receive can be difficult, however, without the help, experience, and knowledge of a legal professional.