Personal Injury Explained
The practice of Personal Injury Law protects your rights after you suffer injuries to your person due to another person’s act or omission of an act of negligence or wrongdoing. Your injuries could be caused by car accidents, slip and fall, product defects, dog bites, or other factors. In these situations and others you have the right to be compensated for your damages including your pain and suffering. People can be injured at home, work, job sites, on the road, at the stores, or anywhere they may travel.
There are several other factors that need to be taken in consideration when making your personal injury claim. First, all parties responsible for the accident needs to be identified and held liable.
Second, you may have a claim against your own insurance depending on the policy you have.
Read more: Understanding Your Auto Insurance Policy
Third, you may have other legal options in recovering more than just your damages if the individual was grossly negligent or violated the law while committing the tort. Moreover, there are other factors that need to be taken in consideration which you can further consult with DFW personal injury lawyer who have the proper experience in handling such cases.
Liability is a key factor in handling personal injury cases. Liability can be determined by proving that the individual who caused the harm did so because he/she did not act as a reasonable person would have in the same circumstances. If the opposing party fails to properly investigate the case and denies liability you may be entitled to file a lawsuit and recover your damages.
It is important to note that many personal injury cases never make it to the courts. Out-of-court settlements are often chosen to resolve the issue because they are not as lengthy or costly. If a settlement cannot be reached then the case will be presented to the court of proper jurisdiction for litigation.
When you are injured in any form of accident, there are actions that must be taken. First and foremost, inform the police. Seek medical help for your injuries immediately. Lastly, gather evidence, photos, and information on the accident and injuries. This includes talking to witnesses and taking down their names and addresses. You should also write a personal account of the incident while the details are fresh in your mind.
Please refer to our step by step instructions: Car Accident Help Guide
If you have been injured in a car accident, truck accident, death in the family, slip and fall or suffered any other injuries contact our office and let us assist you. At the Law Offices of Sean Chalaki, our goal is to protect you and your loved ones before the incident and protect your rights after the incident. For more information, call DFW Personal Injury Attorney Sean Chalaki at (972) 793-8500 for a free consultation.