Have You Suffered An Injury?
If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to seek compensation by filing a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Negligence in this context refers to a failure to exercise the same degree of care that a reasonable person would have exercised in a similar situation. At The Law Offices of T. Andrew Miller, LLC, we are here to help you.
Personal Injury Examples
Some of the most common situations in which someone is hurt by another person’s carelessness are motor vehicle accidents. These can include the following:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Public transportation mishaps
- Accidents involving pedestrians
Another common personal injury situation is suffering an injury on property that was not properly maintained. A classic example is slipping and falling on a slippery floor in a grocery store.
When Workers’ Comp Intersects With Personal Injury
At The Law Offices of T. Andrew Miller, LLC, we have special skill and experience handling workplace accidents that also contain a third-party personal injury legal claim. Not many personal injury law firms know how to manage these complex cases.
Damages For Personal Injuries
Under the law, victims can be entitled to fair compensation for their injuries. Compensation can include economic and non-economic damages.
Economic damages include medical expenses, future medical expenses, lost income and benefits, therapy costs and property damage. Non-economic damages include pain and suffering, disability, disfigurement and other intangible harm.
When Can I File A Personal Injury Lawsuit?
When a person is injured due to the negligence of another person, the injury victim may have grounds for a lawsuit. Negligence in this context refers to a failure to exercise the same degree of care that a reasonable person would have exercised in a similar situation.
What Types Of Injuries Can I Sue For?
There are many cases in which you can file a personal injury claim. A few examples include:
- Injuries sustained in a car accident that was not your fault, including hit-and-runs and bicycle accidents
- Injuries caused by a slip-and-fall accident on someone else’s property, like a store or hotel
- Injuries caused by a defective product or medication
- Injuries caused by another person’s pet, like a dog bite
- Injuries caused by medical malpractice or negligence
- Injuries sustained due to poor maintenance of a building
Whom Do I Sue In A Personal Injury Case?
There are several parties that you can attempt to hold liable for your injuries. Some of these include:
- The other driver in a crash
- A commercial driver’s employer
- A product or vehicle manufacturer
- A property owner or manager
- A medical center as a whole or specific member of its staff
- Your employer, if they acted negligently or caused harm intentionally
What Does “Contingency” Mean?
Attorneys take personal injury cases on a contingency basis. This means the victim does not have to pay the attorney unless compensation has been gained from the other side.
Consult with a lawyer who has experience in personal injury cases. Our lawyer will review your case to determine the level of negligence or fault involved and which type of claim is right for your situation.
How T. Andrew Miller Can Help You
Attorney T. Andrew Miller will investigate the details of your case and craft a strategy that is tailored to your situation. Most personal injury cases are settled out of court, but attorney Miller will not hesitate to take your case to trial, if necessary. To schedule an appointment, call The Law Offices of T. Andrew Miller, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia, at 678-605-9109 or contact us online.