Personal Injury: How To Prepare, Evaluate and Determine Your Case

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If you have sustained personal injuries due to the negligence of another party, it is crucial that you know how to prepare for, evaluate, and determine your personal injury case. Some of the most common personal injury cases are those that concern traffic accidents, slip and fall accidents and wrongful death claims.

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Personal Injury: How To Prepare, Evaluate and Determine Your Case

  1. 1. Personal Injury: How To Prepare, Evaluate and Determine Your Case
  2. 2. Personal Injury • The legal term used for an injury to the body, emotions or mind that is the result of the negligence of another person. • Injuries sustained include bodily injury and intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress
  3. 3. A Few of the Most Common Personal Injuries • Car Accidents • Slip and Fall Accidents • Wrongful Death • Work Accidents • Medical and Dental Accidents
  4. 4. Overview • Post Car Accident Action Guide and Protocol • Procure Counsel For Slip and Fall Cases • Evaluate & Determine A Wrongful Death Case • Acquire The Right Sarasota Personal Injury Attorney
  5. 5. Post Car Accident Action Guide and Protocol • Prevent Further Damage • Be Prepared • Swap Information • Take Photos & Witness Info • File A Car Accident Report • Contact Your Insurance Agent • Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer
  6. 6. Procure Counsel For Slip And Fall Cases To win your Slip and Fall Case… • You must be able to prove: – The property owner was responsible for the unsafe or dangerous condition – The property owner knew about the unsafe condition and did nothing to correct or repair the defect – The property owner should have known about the unsafe or dangerous condition because a responsible property owner would have discovered the condition and repaired or corrected it • Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer – To protect your rights and seek compensation – Experienced in Premises Liability Law
  7. 7. Evaluate & Determine A Wrongful Death Case To File a Wrongful Death Claim… • You will need to show: – The defendant had a duty to the deceased and then that defendant failed in that certain duty. – The fatality was caused by the defendant’s breach of duty. – The survivors are entitled to damages (funeral and burial expenses, loss of wages, medical bills, pain, and loss of companionship) because they lost a person close to their hearts. • Hire A Personal Injury Attorney – To obtain all records, evidence and witness statements – To seek to obtain damages for the victim’s family – To file your claim as soon as possible (There are limits on the time period you can create and address these cases, depending on your state of residence.)
  8. 8. Acquire The Right Sarasota Personal Injury Attorney When seeking a Personal Injury Attorney in Sarasota, Florida, look for an attorney that: • Has fair, reasonable fees. • Is knowledgeable and whose focus is on personal injury cases. • Has experience in the specific area of your personal injury claim (ie. car accidents, worker’s compensation, slip and fall, etc.). • Is recommended by your friends and colleagues. Seeking advice from those who have had personal injury claims and are satisfied with their attorney’s work. • Is in your area. Hiring a local attorney will allow you the opportunity to follow your case’s progress and visit your attorney personally.
  9. 9. Conclusion If you, or someone you know, has been injured as the result of the negligence or misconduct of another individual, company or other entity, seek a personal injury attorney to provide proper legal representation. If you are located in the Sarasota, Florida area, contact Ortiz-Kleinberg Injury Attorneys to discuss your personal injury case.

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