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Here Are Common Examples Of Cases That Personal Injury Attorneys Handle

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In a perfect world, people would love to live a peaceful and safe life without actions that can cause injuries or threats to their lives. Unfortunately, there's no such thing as a perfect world, and people get injuries from accidents in their day-to-day activities such as driving, working, medical care, product consumption, etc. Such injuries can have severe consequences, including huge medical bills, lost wages, permanent disabilities, and trauma.

Personal injury law allows you to claim compensation if you sustain severe injuries or health complications from the actions of a third party. Pursuing personal injury claims is an uphill task, as the burden of proof falls on the claimant. Thus, you need an experienced personal injury attorney to help represent you in such cases. The following are common examples of cases they handle. 

Motor Accidents

Motor accidents involve vehicles, motorcycles, trains, boats, and other automobiles. The nature of such accidents varies depending on the facts of the incident. It can be a hit-and-run, head-on crash, intersection crash, rollover, multi-vehicle collision, side impact, etc. Nevertheless, you must prove that a third party caused the accident when seeking compensation for such cases. Personal injury attorneys can help you with that by gathering evidence and finding credible witnesses from the scene to support your claim. 

Dog Attack 

An attack by a stray dog can leave you with injuries and health problems, including rabies, blood loss, infections, tendon and muscle damage, and emotional trauma. Dog owners are responsible for taking care of their pets to prevent attacks on third parties, and you can seek compensation from them in case of an attack. In most dog bite claims, you must show that the pet owner knew about the pet's behavior and could have prevented the attack but failed to exercise reasonable care. You also must show that your actions (such as provocation and trespass) didn't contribute to the attack. A personal injury attorney can help you pursue such claims. 

Workplace Injuries

Various injuries and accidents can occur at work, and you are entitled to worker's compensation from your employer. Such claims don't necessarily require the employer to be at fault, but you must demonstrate you were working for them when the accident occurred. Common examples of workplace injuries and accidents personal injury attorneys handle include exposure to toxic chemicals, building collapse, construction accidents, electric shock and electrocution, fires and explosions, and road accidents when driving company vehicles, among many others. 

Take Away

Workplace injuries, dog bites, and motor accidents are just a few of the cases that personal injury lawyers handle. They can also represent you in defective products, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and nursing home abuse, among other claims, as long as a third party is responsible. Seek the services of one today to increase the chances of success in your claim and get a fair outcome.


18 January 2023