When to Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer
If you or a loved one have been hurt or injured because of somebody else’s negligence, then you might want to talk to a personal injury lawyer, such as the ones available at Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O’Cathain & O’Cathain, LLC. But if you are considering filing a lawsuit so that you may receive proper compensation for your accident, and the medical care that you had to endure for your accident as well as other damages, you might be wondering how a personal injury lawyer can help you.
And that’s okay. If you’ve never had to use a personal injury lawyer, then consider yourself very lucky. You can speak to any personal injury lawyer that you’re considering hiring for free, and they can tell you everything from how they may help you to their rates and how they charge. They can even tell you whether they think in their personal opinion you have a case or not, usually a law firm will not accept the case they do not think they can win.
That may seem very strange to you, however it is saving you and them time. If one law firm does not think they can win your case, that does not mean you should stop looking, because eventually you will find a lawyer who thinks they can win your case. They may think it is because they have more experience, or they may be really gutsy and really giving it a try.
Some common types of personal injury claims that a personal injury lawyer can handle:
This is not a full and exhaustive list, and your personal injury lawyer may even specialize in a certain type of claim. Each office is different.
- Car Accidents
- Boating Accidents
- Brain Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Dog Bites
- Medical Malpractice
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Negligence Liability
- Nursing Home Abuse
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Premises Liability
- Slip and Fall Accidents
- Truck Accidents
- Workers Compensation
- Wrongful Death
Sudden and unexpected injuries are very stressful, painful and can even be devastating depending upon your prognosis after your injury. Therefore you want a lawyer who uses the utmost care and compassion when they are dealing with your situation, and you should look at your situation and your needs while picking a personal injury lawyer. You should not work with the first law you talk to, especially if it doesn’t feel like it’s going to be a good fit.
While everyone’s medical situation is unique, some of the most common injuries that a personal injury lawyer is going to deal with concerning their clients is fracture injuries, muscle injuries, soft tissue injuries, whiplash, back injuries, disc injuries, spinal cord injuries, neck injuries, shoulder injuries, head injuries, brain injuries, and even accidental death.
Talk to your personal injury lawyer about the type of injury that you’ve obtained and ask them how they can help you go to court for it. They’re going to be able to walk you through the process of going to court for a personal injury case, and they are going to tell you if you might have more than a personal injury case.