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Some of the Most Common Personal Injury Claims

| Oct 22, 2013 | Uncategorized |

Accidents caused by another person’s negligent behavior happen often and can have serious consequences for the victim. Personal injury can involve high medical bills, loss of income due to not being able to work and even psychological trauma. If you’ve suffered personal injury caused by someone else’s negligence you are entitled by law to be compensated for any damages from the person that was negligent. 

Let’s have a look at some of the most common personal injury claims.

Traffic Accidents

Traffic accidents are a daily occurrence unfortunately, often causing personal injury to some or all of the people involved in the accident. In many cases the accident is caused by a driver’s negligent behavior.Distracted driving can be used as evidence of driver negligence, which can involve activities such as texting, eating and drinking or putting on make-up while driving.

If it can be proven that a driver’s negligent behavior caused the accident, the driver will be held liable for any damages, in which case his insurance company should cover all damages.

Work-Related Injuries

Accidents that occurred at the workplace often result in personal injury. Worker’s Compensation insurance (which is mandatory for companies to have) should cover all injury related costs, as well as compensate for lost wages. In some cases you might also be able to file a claim against a manufacturer whose machine caused the accident, or a third party that was involved in the accident.

Slip-And-Fall Accidents

While slip-and-fall cases might seem like they’d be pretty straightforward, this is not always the case. It’s not always easy to prove who is to blame for this kind of accident. An experienced lawyer can help you prove that the property owner’s negligence is to blame for the accident.

If you’ve been involved in any of these kinds of personal injury accidents, make sure to immediately contact an experienced lawyer who can help win your case. The Kyle Law Firm is here for you to defend your rights and get you the compensation that you deserve.