Personal Injury Claims: When You Need a Lawyer
Handling a personal injury claim can be confusing, but if you have been the victim of the carelessness of others that caused unsafe conditions, you need someone on your side. You may be wondering how to file a personal injury claim or need a personal injury lawyer; you’ve come to the right place because the Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb is here to assist you.
Here are the some of frequently asked questions in regards to personal injury:
- What evidence is needed for a personal injury claim?
- What can you claim for personal injury?
- How much is my personal injury claim worth?
- What are examples of personal injury?
- Why should I hire a lawyer for my auto accident?
Our team of expert personal injury attorneys and staff will guide you through the process of getting the appropriate medical treatment while we work on building a case to get you the maximum amount of compensation that you are entitled to under the law. We will engage the insurance companies directly on your behalf and represent your best interest so that you can focus on recovering from your injuries.
Long-Term or Permanently Disabling Injuries
Any accident that occurs is unfortunate, but in some circumstances, due to their critical nature, personal injuries can lead to long-term or permanently disabling injuries. Personal injury can come in many forms such as:
- Car accidents
- Slip and fall
- Toxic exposure
- Plus many more
In some cases, the effects of these injuries can last a lifetime which is why it is critical to find a personal injury lawyer who understands what the proper compensation is for your circumstances. Handling a personal injury case means looking at many factors including the accident itself, medical bills, and the length of recovery.
Handling a personal injury case that resulted in severe injuries requires the special skill and attention of a dedicated legal team like the ones found at the Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb.
A severe personal injury is often defined as one that results in the loss of a limb, eyesight, or hearing. Injuries that cause permanent and lasting damage to an organ or loss of function of an organ or significant limitation on the function of an organ.
Any list of personal injury lawyers can file a claim, but our law firm has a vast amount of experience across a variety of personal injury case types, including severe injuries, delivering personalized service with unparalleled expertise.
Common Types of Personal Injury Cases
Not sure if your injury is included in the personal injury list? Here are some of the most common types:
- Car Accidents
- Commercial Trucking Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Bicycle Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Slip & Fall Accidents
- Retail & Grocery Store Injury
- Inadequate Security
- Heavy Machinery Accidents
- Cruise Ship Accidents
If you or someone you know has been the victim of any of these circumstances, we want to help you recover medically, financially, and emotionally.
In the hours and days following a crash, you will likely feel overwhelmed – how do you file a personal injury claim? When to get medical treatment? Will your bills be paid for? Will your insurance company honor the claim? Whose fault was the accident? Will the other driver accept responsibility?
It is their job is to alleviate all of these concerns so you can focus on recovering from the mental and physical personal injuries from the car crash.
Slip and Fall Accidents
There may be many reasons a slip and fall injury would occur but all of these situations have one thing in common: property owners have failed to do their duty to ensure that they diligently maintain a safe environment for their customers. Slip and fall injuries result in personal injuries that can lead to serious or permanent injuries as a result. The pain may last for years if not treated quickly and properly, which unfortunately might even require surgery to correct. The Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb handles cases involving:
- Damaged Flooring
- Oily Surface Area
- Torn or Bulging Carpet
- Debris or Loose Materials
- Wet or Moist Floor Surfaces
- Improperly Waxed Floor
- Broken Sidewalk or Walkway
- Poor Lighting
- Loose Floorboards
- Narrow Staircases
- Loose or Damaged Hand Rails
- Uneven Pavement
We represent victims injured by a fall due to unsafe conditions at commercial or private premises.
Retail & Grocery Store Accidents
Grocery shopping is a necessary task which is why it is so important for these stores to be diligent about providing a safe environment. Accidents such as carelessly placed displays, slippery floors, falling signs, and other hazards can cause serious harm and can have a significant impact on your life.
Our team of retail store negligence injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb, understands the store’s insurance company will likely try to minimize the compensation they payout. If you experience any of the following personal injuries while in a retail store, you should file a personal injury claim immediately:
- Slip and Falls
- Head and body injuries from falling objects, dangerous displays, out-of-reach objects, etc.
- Shopping cart injuries
- Overcrowding injuries, such as trampling at a holiday sale
- Parking lot injuries, like those that result from broken parking stops or holes in the concrete.
Construction Site Accidents
Construction site injuries are on the rise and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we have seen a 2% increase each year. It is the duty of a construction company to maintain a safe environment for employees and guests but more personal injuries continue to occur such as:
- Lack of fall protection for workers at elevated heights
- A lack of protection for workers on the ground to protect them from falling objects like debris
- Tripping hazards from construction materials and debris
- Missing guards or protections on power tools
- Dangerous or poorly maintained equipment
- Lack of safety precautions when working near power lines
- Lack of protection for workers in trenches
The company’s insurance carrier will try to minimize the compensation they pay out while the effects of your personal injuries continue to mount. Our team of construction site injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb, P.A. understand your legal rights and are not only devoted to securing for you the maximum amount of compensation possible but also helping you recover from your injuries, so your life can get back on track as soon as possible.