Suffering an injury due to of another person’s negligence is more commonplace than one might think. Slip and fall accidents, motor vehicle accidents, workplace injuries, and dog bites occur fairly frequently. If you or a loved one has been injured due to negligence on behalf of another party, you may be considering filing a personal injury claim. Personal injury law is complex and the burden is on the victim to prove negligence. The top-rated East Hanover injury lawyers at Leonard Legal Group work hard to secure just compensation for you.
Although the majority of personal injury cases in the United States are the result of car accidents, an individual can file a personal injury lawsuit over any of the following:
The key component of a personal injury case is that the injury suffered must be directly related to negligence or wrongful actions on behalf of another party.
Liability and damages are the essence of personal injury cases. “Damages” are the amount your injuries have cost you, both monetarily as well as physically and emotionally. In personal injury cases, monetary damages are paid to the injured person by the party that is found legally responsible for the accident. This may be an individual or, in some cases, an insurance company. The damage award may be agreed upon after a negotiated settlement or may be ordered by a judge or jury after a court trial.
When you work with the Leonard Legal Group, you have a strong advocate on your side. If you have been injured in an accident, don’t delay in filing your claim. Contact our East Hanover injury lawyers today for a free consultation at (973) 984-1414 or online.
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