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Incidents Which Can Lead to A Personal Injury Case

Mark A. Simon Sept. 12, 2018

Personal injury cases vary widely, as the ways in which an individual can hurt themselves are seemingly endless. These unfortunate circumstances can lead to missed time from work, expensive medical bills, and untold amount of pain and suffering for the individual. With that in mind, here are some of the most common personal injury incidents which can lead to legal action from your Denver personal injury attorney.

Slip and Fall Accidents

An extremely common form of personal injury incident which can lead to legal action is when an individual slips and falls. Often, the owner of the property may be at fault for failing to maintain their property to a reasonably safe degree, as this is a legal requirement if your property is open to having the public access it. A property owner’s legal liability will vary depending on the situation and the local laws.

Animal Attacks

This extremely undesirable situation is quite common in the personal injury law arena. Unfortunately, there are many animals, most often dogs, which are not well-behaved and can attack an unsuspecting individual. Very often, the owner of the animal will be held liable and responsible to pay for damages incurred. If an animal has a history of biting people, it’s very easy to make a case for the owner being at fault.

Assault and Battery Cases

If a person attacks another person in the course of a fight, causing serious physical harm to another individual, legal restitution can be sought against that person. Of course, they will also be facing criminal charges in addition to whatever civil penalties may be incurred. The victim of an assault and battery is within their right to seek financial compensation for their medical bills and well as emotional and physical pain and suffering.

Medical Malpractice

Whenever a medical professional harms a patient, whether through negligence or improper care, an individual is within their rights to seek compensation through legal means. In this event, the case will be considered a legal malpractice scenario, which most medical professionals will likely carry insurance to cover themselves in the event such an incident occurs. If you have been the victim of medical malpractice, consider hiring a qualified personal injury attorney to assist you with your case.

It is important to do everything you possibly can to avoid an accident, but sometimes things happen that are out of your control. In these cases, you will want someone to advocate for you every step of the legal process. Because of this, it is important to seek out the services of a qualified auto injury attorney that will fight for your rights every step of the way. Mark A. Simon is someone who will fight tirelessly for your rights and ensure that you receive the highest possible settlement. He will begin the investigation process immediately, ensuring you receive the best representation possible. Contact him to discuss your legal options during a free consultation.