Personal Injury law covers a broad spectrum of issues including when one has suffered:
- Physical Injury
- Emotional Injury and/or
- Property Damage
Personal Injury law allows one to be compensated in money damages for another person’s carelessness, recklessness or intentional misconduct.
Types of Personal Injury Claims include:
Motor Vehicle Accidents, Alcoholic Beverage Liability, Slip and Fall Accidents, Professional Malpractice, Highway Design.
- INTENTIONAL TORTS
Assault, Battery, False Imprisonment, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Trespass, Defamation, Infliction of Emotional Distress.
- PRODUCT LIABILITY
Design Defect, Manufacturing Defect, Failure to Warn, (bad tire cases, automotive failures, drug medication side effects, toxic torts).
Compensatory (medical bills, lost wages/salary, costs of home health/nursing care, replacement of damaged property, rental car costs); Pain and Suffering (pain, anguish, inconvenience, mental frustration, disfigurement); “Hedonic” Damages (inability to participate in activities, sports, hobbies previously enjoyed); Future Medical Expenses and Lost Income; Loss of Consortium (benefits of a relationship) and Punitive Damages (assessed to punish the responsible party for intentional conduct, gross negligence, egregious behavior).