Personal Injury Lawyer

A personal injury lawyer, who is also referred to as a plaintiff lawyer or a trial lawyer, is a sort of civil party that provides representation to plaintiffs alleging a physical or psychological injury that took place as a result of the negligent acts of another individual, entity or organization/company.

Personal injury lawyers particular deal with tort law, which incorporates non-public or civil wrongs or injuries.

The main goal of tort or civil wrong law is to make the injured party whole and to discourage others from committing a similar offense.

Personal injury lawyers assist plaintiffs when it comes to receiving compensation for his or her losses, together with a loss an ability to work, pain and suffering, medical expenses (both current and expected ones), emotional distress, loss of consortium or companionship, legal costs and lawyer fees. In addition, personal injury attorneys strive to prevent their clients from being victimized by insurance corporations.

Types of Personal Injury Cases

Any case or claim that involves an injury to the body or mind falls under the personal injury law sphere. A number of the most common forms of cases that are handled by a personal injury lawyer are:

  • Animal Bite Injuries
  • Auto Accidents
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Brain Injuries
  • Burn Injuries
  • Construction Accidents
  • Defective merchandise
  • Insurance/Bad faith
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Spinal cord Injuries
  • Wrongful Death

    What does a personal Injury lawyer do?

    Durham accident lawyers handle a case from origination through appeal and perform tasks similar to most litigators. These tasks include investigating legal claims; screening potential clients as well as evaluating their particular case. Personal injury lawyers also gather evidence; formulate legal theories; they draft pleadings, motions and discovery; interview and depose witnesses; get ready for trial; advocate at trial; and provide counselling services to their clients.

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