How A Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You
How do you find a personal injury lawyer? How do you know if your injury even qualifies? There’s so much misinformation about personal injury lawsuits. It’s important to get your facts straight.
Types Of Personal Injuries
Anytime you step out into the world there’s a chance you can get hurt. And if you do get hurt, sometimes it’s not your fault. The repercussions from even the simplest injuries can be traumatizing. Personal injury attorneys hold those responsible to task and get your life back on track. These are the most common types of personal injuries.
- Scars and Broken Bones: Physical injuries cost you time and money. Time away from work can decrease your paychecks and make employment difficult. Money spent on appointments, surgeries, and supplies can quickly add up. Car accidents often lead to personal injuries. But these injuries aren’t only limited to the physical. Emotional damage from the incident can last long after cuts heal and bones mend. This damage can negatively affect your work and family. You should receive compensation.
- Slip and Fall Accidents: These accidents are exactly what they sound like. A person falls and gets hurt. Someone might need to be held responsible. A 1996 Louisiana law makes it harder to win slip and fall cases. Under it, the victim must prove the hazard represented an unreasonable risk of harm. Additionally, you have to show the premises’ owner created the hazard or knew about the hazard. Experienced attorneys can decipher your case’s best chance at winning.
- Burns and Electrocutions: You might not have heard of many cases like these. Electrocutions and burns can cause severe and long-lasting physical injuries and even death. Unfortunately, negligence is often the cause of these accidents. Property owners and manufacturers should be held responsible. Find a lawyer who has legal knowledge as well as an understanding of engineering.
- Dog Bites: Getting bit by a dog can be emotional. People can love their pets very much, but this doesn’t mean they can’t cause physical pain. Bites can cause serious injury. They can also leave lasting damage requiring plastic surgery and more distress. Additionally, victims can get serious infections such as rabies, tetanus, and capnocytophaga bacteria.
Personal Injury Lawyer
How to find a personal injury lawyer? There are a few things to keep in mind. It starts with reaching out and asking questions. Make sure that the attorney is going to work for you and in your best interests.
If you’ve sustained one of these injuries, we’re sincerely sorry. No one deserves to live through pain and suffering. But we are here to help. We’ve been helping people with personal injury cases for years. WFCW stands for Williamson, Fontenot, and Whittington. We’re a group of individuals committed to serving the Baton Rouge community. Give us a call at 225-383-4010 or contact us online. We’re here to listen, and to help.