Personal Injury Claim Basics

There are many reasons a person may have a personal injury case. Usually, with personal injuries people think motor vehicle accidents are the only way to have a case. However there are many different cases that can create a personal injury claim. In any event that you or someone you know has been placed in danger or physically tired too into the lack of duty of care by another individual there is a possibility that a personal injury claim can be filed and potentially won. Personal injury cases do not only cover physical damage but also emotional and mental damage as well. This is why it is important to speak to a personal injury attorney, like from The Law Offices of Andrew R. Lynch, P.C., as soon as possible if you or someone you know has been harmed.

To make things easier to understand, it is important to know first what personal injury is. If someone causes harm to another person physical or emotional they may contact an attorney for a civil case. Much like someone will pursue criminal charges in the event that someone does them harm, There is a way to pursue civil charges for this as well. This all depends on the details of the case.

For starters, if you want to pursue a personal injury claim they must be clear liability that there was harm caused. You will sue that person for damages caused to you whether it was in a car accident or a slip and fall on their property and as long as there was some negligence on their behalf they can be held responsible. There are three factors that are very important in pricing and web cases.

  1. Was there an injury? Mental or physical.
  2. What is this injury caused because of another person?
  3. Was there any financial burden due to the injury?

These are questions that need answers in a personal injury case. And if the answer is yes there is a possibility that you will have a successful personal injury claim. 

Should you or someone you know have suffered any harm you should contact an attorney soon as you can. You do not always need a personal injury attorney to pursue a claim, however, they are available to assist you in the process of pursuing a claim and taking a load off of you while you or your loved one focuses on getting their life back and making a speedy recovery.