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A personal injury lawyer is an attorney who assists those who claim to have injuries, either physical or psychological injuries, due to other persons' negligence. It's imperative to hire a personal injury lawyer if you need to be compensated or medical expenses cleared by the company or the person responsible for your injuries. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: What You Need To Know About Personal Injury Lawyer


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Personal Injury Lawyer
What You Need To Know About Personal Injury
Lawyer
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What you need to know about Personal Injury Lawyer
  • A personal injury lawyer is an attorney who
    assists those who claim to have injuries, either
    physical or psychological injuries, due to other
    persons' negligence. It's imperative to hire a
    personal injury lawyer if you need to be
    compensated or medical expenses cleared by the
    company or the person responsible for your
    injuries.
  • Personal Injury lawyers are civil layers
    specialized in tort law. A Personal Injury Lawyer
    aims to help the plaintiff recover and put off
    those who might want to commit the same offense.

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Table of Contents
  • What you need to know about Personal Injury
    Lawyer
  • Where Can You Find a Personal Injury Lawyer?
  • Cases that Personal Injury Lawyers Handle
  • Functions of a Personal Injury Lawyer
  • When Do You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?
  • Local Attorney Contact Details

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What you need to know about Personal Injury Lawyer
  • A personal injury lawyer is an attorney who
    assists those who claim to have injuries, either
    physical or psychological injuries, due to other
    persons' negligence. It's imperative to hire a
    personal injury lawyer if you need to be
    compensated or medical expenses cleared by the
    company or the person responsible for your
    injuries.
  • Personal Injury lawyers are civil layers
    specialized in tort law. A Personal Injury Lawyer
    aims to help the plaintiff recover and put off
    those who might want to commit the same offense.

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Where Can You Find a Personal Injury Lawyer
  • If youre wondering how you can get a
    personal injury lawyer, worry no more. Its very
    easy to get a Personal Injury Lawyer these days.
    These lawyers are found on all social media
    platforms, T.Vs, radios, and even magazines.

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Cases that Personal Injury Lawyers Handle
  • There are numerous causes that a personal
    injury attorney handle. Below are some of the
    examples
  • Medical Malpractice
  • These accidents come as a result of medical
    neglect from a medical doctor or nurse. If you
    get an injury through negligence, it's vital to
    seek a lawyer who has in-depth experience in
    medical malpractice.

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Cases that Personal Injury Lawyers Handle
  • Accidents
  • Car accidents are prevalent and very
    dangerous because a simple mistake can cause
    death or even disability (not forgetting trauma).
    However, it still puzzles many why getting
    compensation is so hard. 
  • Truck Accidents
  • Truck accidents cause severe personal damage
    and, at the same time, damaging properties.
    Tracks are big vehicles hence they can cause you
    serious injuries. You might feel helpless when
    the company and its lawyers start getting too
    complicated, and you've got injuries. This is
    where the personal comes in. Get one before it
    gets messy and let him/ her handle the case on
    your behalf.

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Cases that Personal Injury Lawyers Handle
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Sometimes you can get involved in an accident
    while at work. It's important to engage a
    personal injury attorney to help you get
    compensations. 
  • Slip and Fall
  • You can accidentally slip and fall on another
    person's property. In this case, you will need to
    hire an attorney who has a great understanding of
    premises liability law.
  • Boat Accidents
  • A boat accident can occur when at work or if
    youre on a commercial boat. You will need to
    hire a personal injury lawyer who has a great
    understanding of maritime law.

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Functions of a Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Below are the functions of the personal injury
    lawyer
  • Conduct investigations
  • A personal injury lawyer conducts more
    in-depth investigations on the scene of an
    accident. They also ask witnesses some questions
    to find out the cause of an accident. They ensure
    that their investigations are done
    professionally.
  • Links Up with Medical Providers
  • When an accident takes place, it leaves the
    lien in bad financial and even emotional
    position. An injury lawyer can negotiate with the
    medical provider so that you receive needed
    treatment then pay them when you're compensated.
    He/ she can seek some specialized treatment from
    well- known specialists whom he/she has worked
    within past cases.

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Functions of a Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Damage Assessment
  • A personal injury lawyer can assess the
    extent of damage the accident has caused and
    estimate the effects of the accident on you.
    These effects of the accident may be short term
    or long term. For instance, if a victim becomes
    disabled, the lawyer will help the victim get a
    lifetime compensation because they cannot work.

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Functions of a Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Helps with other Negotiations
  • A personal injury lawyer also helps the victim
    to negotiate with insurance companies before even
    after the case reaches the court.
  • If the insurance fails to offer an acceptable
    claim, the lawyer will help take the case to
    court. He can also help with other dispute
    solving solutions.
  • The parties can decide to use arbitration
    whereby the arbitrator makes the final, binding
    agreement. In case of mediation, the plaintiff
    and the defendant come together intending to find
    a solution out of the court. Mediation is done in
    the presence of a third party who is neutral.

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When Do You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?
  • Some injuries do not require the services of a
    personal injury lawyer, while other cases do need
    one. If there are no severe injuries, a plaintiff
    can be compensated by the insurance before a
    lawyer comes into the picture. Below are some of
    the cases where a personal injury lawyer is not
    needed
  • No Injuries
  • Don't just assume you're okay. You don't
    need a lawyer. Visit a medical doctor to confirm
    that you're not injured.

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When Do You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?
  • When the budget seems tight
  • There are cases where hiring an attorney can
    be expensive and a waste of time too. This takes
    place mostly when the claim is small. Most
    attorneys work on a contingency fee, which can be
    33.3 of the claim, so a third of your
    compensation will have to carter for the lawyer's
    fee.
  • A fair offer from the insurance company
  • If an insurance company is offering you the
    compensation that you feel is fair for you, then
    you wouldn't need a lawyer. Involving a personal
    injury lawyer in such a case might take long
    before it gets settled, and you also lose a 3rd
    of your claim.

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Local Attorney Contact Details
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