If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a car accident, you’ve come to the right place. The personal injury lawyers at Cooper Law Firm can help you seek compensation or reimbursement for the following:
– Mental and physical pain and suffering
– Hospital and doctor bills
– Physical therapy and rehabilitation
– Property damage
– Lost wages or earnings
– Permanent impairments
– Scarring and disfigurement
– Wrongful death
We trust doctors and other medical professionals to use their utmost care when handling their patients, but unfortunately that’s not always the case. Medical errors and adverse events result in serious injuries—and even deaths—every day. When doctors fail to uphold their professional duty, we at Cooper Law Firm believe you, as their patient, have a right to demand compensation and redress. As medical malpractice lawyers, we commonly handle claims involving incorrect diagnoses; improper or delayed treatment; surgical or medical errors; pharmaceutical errors; birth injuries; and common negligence.
This is when certain individual acts-out of negligence which causes harm to other person. This may involve slip and fall incidents, medical malpractice, toxic tort cases, automobile cases and many more.
This is when person intentionally and knowingly causes harm to another person. This may includes battery, assault and murder.
This is when person may not intentional conduct wrongdoing through carelessness on his which can be found as liable for personal injury claims. In other state laws, dog bites and certain type of product claim liability are example of such personal injury law.
Character insult like slander or libel.
Once obvious evidence is available to all involved parties the defendant breached contractual duty, then, defendant can opt to settling matter outside the court by offering plaintiff monetary compensation to prevent lawsuit filing against them (the Defendant). If plaintiff does not have the same opinion to the offer of defendant, litigation can be persuaded. Settlement can be negotiated and offered after suite is files or at any time in anticipation of decision is announced by court or jury.
PLAINTIFF FILES LAWSUITS AGAINST DEFENDANT
Once plaintiff primarily files the case, the said person has to be prepared to condition regarding legal basis of claim and types of remedy the said person wishes to request-in compensation for injuries.
DEFENDANT FILES ANSWER TO PLAINTIFFS CLAIM
The defendant is required to answer once served by official like process servers or sheriffs within certain span of time. Once the defendant failed to offer answer in time given; expect for default judgment to be filed. The plaintiff will surely win.
The major goal of this law is to offer legal rights to injured victims for them to get full compensation (medical and financial) after suffering from injury or even loss which they would not have experience if not because of omissions or negligence of defendant. This law imposes legal duty to companies and people to interact and perform with another minimum attention and care level. The said laws are expected to promote and encourage good behaviors while reducing the bad one. Therefore, the personal injury law serves significant purpose to general public.
PLAINTIFF IS INJURED BY THE DEFENDANT
With exception to the contractual breaches, this could be considered as deceitful act on defendant’s part.
BREACH OF LEGAL DUTY TO THE PLAINTIFF
Breached duty commonly depends on specific cases. For example the manufacturer or distributors have legal duty not to permit harmful or dangerous drugs penetrate the market.
Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Case
Every state law has prescribed a time limit for filling a personal injury claim, This timeframe is mentioned in the Statute of limitations.
You must file a case within the period mentioned in the Statute of limitations. Not filling case within the specified time will bar you from claiming damage against the guilty party.
The time limit for filling a personal injury case differs in each state, ranging from one to six years. You should know the exact time limit for filling a personal injury case in your state.
You need to know the law to know when the statute of limitations begins. In most cases, the time for filling a claim commences just after the accident. However, in some cases, the clock stars later.
For instance, if the injuries due to a motorcycle accident become evident at a later date, the time limit begins went the injured person become aware of the injury.
Another exception to the statute of limitations is when the guilty party is out of state. In this case, the state law allow leniency in terms of waiting for the defendant to return.
You can file a case when the defendant returns to the state even if the time limit has passed.
Getting help from a professional motorcycle accident lawyer is important. You will be able to know the prescribed time limit for filling a case against the guilty party. You should contact us right after an accident.
The Attorney of Cooper Law Firm, PLLC will help you file a case against the at-fault driver. In case the defendant is dead, you can file a claim against the state of the deceased driver.
- With our help you can prepare a strong case against the guilty driver.
- You will know what evidence to collect to prove the guilty of the at-fault driver.
- You will also get help in estimating the value of your personal injury case.
In short, you will increase your chances of getting a maximum compensation amount if you hire an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer at Cooper Law Firm, PLLC.
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