Personal Injury

Personal injury involves injury to an individual. This area of law allows an injured person to sue in a private action called a civil action, known in the legal community as a tort action. A “tort” is a wrong against a person. Any accident or injury against a person can constitute a tort – whether it be in a car accident, the use of a product or the negligence of a professional.

Different degrees of fault exist and several elements are necessary to prove in court in order to be successful against the wrongdoer or negligent party in a tort action. Also, more than one person or party may be at fault, and responsibility may be apportioned among all of the wrongdoers. In some instances, the victim may even be partly at fault for the tragedy but that does not necessarily mean the person does not have a right to bring a lawsuit.

   ♦ Motor Vehicle Accidents
   ♦ Premises Liability (Slip & Fall)
   ♦ Defective Products
   ♦ Dog Bite Cases
   ♦ Railroad Liability

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