Personal injury Law - The Basics
Learn more about the Facts about Personal Injury Law
Personal injury law, also known as "tort law", is a piece of legislation or a system or common law rules that involves issues concerning torts, which are legal wrongs committed against a person or property rendering the persons who commits them liable for damages. Legal wrongs may include assault and battery, invasion of right to privacy, failure to maintain confidentiality such as divulging of information to unauthorized persons, property destruction, negligence, character assassination or intentional infliction of emotional distress.
Basically, the aim of this kind of law is to aid in the recovery of the person's losses as well as the prevention of such cases from occurring again by discouraging classes of wrongful conducts. Civil wrongs have been used as the grounds for multiple lawsuits. These wrongs result in an injury and are the basis for a claim by the injured party. Tort law provides justice and relief for those who have been injured by someone else. It also helps deter people from injuring others. An injured party can sue for damages they have suffered.
An injury may take place because of any of the following reasons, the cause might be numerous even so an individual is allowed to get a claim. Car/truck accidents, Slip and fall mishaps, brain or spinal injury, medical malpractice etc.
Establishment of the Injury
A personal injury cannot be claimed to exist without establishment of the adequate evidence itself. It is in this manner that monetary damages, medical expenses and the like may then be obtained. Furthermore, constitution of a tort cannot be possible without the existence of certain criteria. Take for example oral defamation (also known as slander), cannot be distinguished as oral defamation if the exchange of remarks only occur between two persons. A third person who happens to hear the comment must be involved.
Another concern under tort laws is also the existence of the compensation culture, a culture wherein people who have suffered personal injuries go to court for even the very minor incidents to seek for compensation. This poses a challenge in obtaining proper investigations during personal injury scenarios.
The Common Personal Injury Scenarios
Despite the existence of the law, a large number of cases never reach court and are usually resolved outside. An increase of number of complaints does not always guarantee good resolves. This may be due to factors such as the involvement of a large sum of money, not to mention the costs involved when one sues.
Benefits of Getting a Personal Injury Law Attorney
A personal injury lawyer has been highly trained. Many people have been misled to believe all an attorney really does is offer confusing information and send you a bill. But that's untrue.
Did you know even though you may have suffered physically, emotionally or financially due to your accident, you may not even be entitled to compensation? As a crackdown on insurance fraud, many states won't ordain compensation laws if there is even the slightest indication you may have been at fault or instigated the issue.
Personal injury lawyer will be knowledgeable about what claims you are entitled to. Not having been trained, most likely, in legal matters, you may not even realize there are some claims that fall into this category.
Effective communication with insurance companies is another benefit. Unfortunately, some insurance companies will willingly try to misrepresent legal issues. They may try to convince you that you aren't entitled to compensation to which you may really be in order to avoid payment. Plus, an attorney will be able to get you exactly what you're entitled to and with more if state laws allow for additional compensation. Working on your own with an insurance adjuster may limit your ability to receive all you should. Attorneys often know whether or not you’ll be able to receive more compensation for your injuries based on the state laws. Along with their knowledge, their experience handling many cases has given them the inside track to what each assault is worth monetarily. Their experience also allows them to know what facts are crucial to get you the highest compensation.
Our firm provides powerfully respected legal representation for those who have been injured in an accident or because of the negligence of a third party. At The Napolin Law Firm, we realize the full impact a car accident or other personal injury has on its victim, their family, their friends, and the community. Physical injuries are not the only type of traumatic pain that you can experience. At The Napolin Law Firm our lawyers have years of experience in handling your specific case type. Call us Now to get the help you deserve. (909) 325-6032