What is Personal Injury Law?
Personal injury law is the name given to the branch of tort laws that addresses physical or psychological injuries to a person, property or reputation caused by negligence, defective products or intentional wrongs. Tort law provides the legal basis for outlining when one person who injures another person will have to provide compensation for the injuries. Under tort law, compensation will be administered through civil lawsuits.
Types of Personal Injury Claims
Injuries can occur anywhere, so there different types of personal injury claims. Some of the most common places personal injuries can occur include the work environment, during a medical procedure or driving on the road. Some of the most common personal injuries are car wrecks, motorcycle wrecks, slips and falls, physical assaults, work related injuries, wrongful death, slander, liable and injury due to defective products. Personal injury cases can also include medical or dental malpractice claims.
If someone else’s negligence has caused your personal injury or if you have suffered injury due to a defective product, medical malpractice or an intentional wrongful act by another person, you may be able to file a personal injury claim.
If you are considering a personal injury lawsuit, it is a good idea to talk to a licensed attorney, prior to settling your personal injury claim. Our firm can meet with you and discuss your case and determine if you are entitled to compensation. If you win your personal injury case you, may receive compensation for pain and suffering, wages, and medical care.
Call 817-860-9998 today in the Arlington, Tx area with any personal injury law questions.