What Are Personal Injury Claims?

By VSCP LAW

Personal Injury Claims: An Overview

  • Personal injury cases are any case in which a person sustains injury due to another person’s negligent actions.
  • Typically, the person who suffers the injury is the one who files the claim.
  • Personal injury claims do not only refer to physical injuries but also mental or emotional injuries

What Qualifies As A Personal Injury Case?

Personal injury cases are any case in which a person sustains physical, mental, or emotional injury due to another person’s negligent actions. Personal injury cases can be due to a litany of causes including:

  • Premises liability: Cases in which property owners fail to keep their property safe for the people accessing it or fail to provide a warning when properties are dangerous.
  • Product liability: Cases in which a defective product causes harm or injury
  • Medical malpractice: Medical malpractice is any time a medical professional’s negligence causes harm to another person.
  • Automobile accidents: When there is an injury caused by a negligent or in attentive operator of a vehicle
  • Liquor liability: When a tavern or bar serves a visibly intoxicated person that then injures another person due to their intoxication.
  • Workplace injuries: Due to an unsafe work environment an individual in injured

These are not the only examples of types of personal injury cases, but they are among the most common.

What Does A Personal Injury Claim Cover?

Personal injury claims are often the only mechanism for an injured party to be properly compensated for the damages that they sustain due to the negligence of others. The recoverable damages for personal injury claims vary depending on the type and extent of injuries. They typically cover pain, suffering, disfigurement, emabarrasment, humiliation, loss of life’s pleasures, lost wages, medical bills, as well as emotional and physical trauma.

If you have experienced any of these injuries or damages caused by someone else, it is vital to seek legal help right away. In many cases, the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim only extends for two years after the incident that caused the injury.

How Will VSCP Legal Representation Make A Difference?

Personal injury cases can be complicated both legally and medically. You will need experts in personal injury law and medicine to ensure that you receive compensation for all that you are entitled to.

VSCP LAW has experienced attorneys who specialize in personal injury cases of every kind. We have a proven track record of winning personal injury cases, and improving our clients’ quality of life.

Contact VSCP LAW today if you have been the victim of someone else’s negligence, and have sustained injuries from it, call us today for a free evaluation of your case.

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