Accidents, unfortunately, are almost inevitable and unavoidable in today’s society. No matter how careful we are we may become involved in an accident through no fault of our own. Following an accident the injured party not only suffers pain, but also a period of confusion may result when one feels the accident may have been avoided if not for the carelessness of another party. When a Maryland individual suffers some form of harm to their person, body or mind, as a result of an intentional or unintentional action of another individual, the injured party may seek compensation through a legal claim for personal injury.
Have you suffered a personal injury as a result of the negligence of another party? If so, contact our Maryland Personal Injury Lawyers now to protect your legal rights!
Personal injuries resulting from negligence may include but are not limited to:
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Work Accidents
- Slip and Fall
- Animal Attacks
Assigning fault as a result of an accident caused through negligence can be a complex issue. Liability for injuries suffered needs to be determined so that full compensation for injuries can be realized. Fault may lie with the party directly involved in an incident or in some cases a company to whom the offending party was employed may have liability if the incident occurred while utilizing a company vehicle. Other types of personal injures may be caused by defective products or result from dangerous activities of others. In all these instances the intricacies of the legal issues that apply makes it imperative that expert legal council be engaged to assure that full compensation for damages are appropriately awarded.
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Damage awards are an important aspect of any legal claim in a personal injury case. Once liability has been determined the offending parties insurance company may then pay the injured party awards to cover medical expenses, lost income, damaged property, emotional stress and perhaps disability payments depending on the nature of the injuries suffered. Insurance companies use formulas to make payment determinations and their interests lie with the insurance company and not the injured party. In order to assure a fair settlement for injuries that affect you not only today but perhaps into the future; it is essential that an experienced lawyers are working on your side to fight for the compensation to which you are entitled.