When To Contact A Personal Injury Lawyer

When To Contact A Personal Injury Lawyer

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How do you know when to contact a Personal injury Lawyer

Accidents happen all the time, but how do we know when an incident is worth suing somebody over? After all, sometimes an accident is the result of our own doing. But there are times when a responsible party outside of ourselves is the culprit of a terrible event which led to substantial property damage and personal injury. Anyone who believes an individual, company, or other party is at-fault for what they have been through is encouraged to learn more about their eligibility for compensation. Meeting with a lawyer can solidify whether taking legal action is warranted, or not. Here we have discussed in further detail examples of life events that could point to someone else’s recklessness or negligence. 

Car Accident

Not every driver operates their vehicle with mindfulness and care. In fact, it only takes a few minutes driving on the road to notice a car speeding, swerving, tailgating, or engaging in other dangerous driving behaviors. When someone like this causes an accident and people are injured, they should be liable for how others have suffered. It  is worth speaking with a lawyer to find out how much compensation you should be asking for from the at-fault driver. 

Medical Malpractice

Doctors, nurses, surgeons, and other medical professionals must treat their patients in a manner that doesn’t cause them harm. Medical professionals are held to a certain standard of care, and if they fail to meet these requirements and a patient is seriously injured or becomes ill, they could be found liable. Examples of medical malpractice can be related to surgical mistakes, prescription errors for dosage or medication type, failure to adequately inform a patient on treatment risks, improper use of anesthesia, and more.

Workplace Accident

Employers are expected to provide a reasonably safe workspace. They are also supposed to create and enforce safety protocols that help keep all of their workers safe. For jobs that require protection, proper gear that is functional and not damaged must be offered at all times. If an employee is injured or becomes ill due to the workplace, they may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits. However, despite this helpful program, all too often workers get less coverage than what they need or employers engage in retaliation. An employee may need assistance from a personal injury lawyer to advocate for their rights as their injury claim is handled.

Hopefully this article has helped you figure out when to contact a personal injury lawyer. But there are numerous other examples of accidents that may warrant speaking with a lawyer, such as pedestrian accidents, boating accidents, birth injury, truck accidents, slip and falls, premises liability, and product defects, among many others. Essentially, any time that someone was careless and led to your harm is enough reason to book a consultation with a legal team who can let you know what steps to take from there. If a lawsuit is recommended, your lawyer can represent you and guide your case from there. If you have any questions, you can always reach Bengal Law: Florida Car Accident Lawyers and Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC at 407-815-3000. 

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Start today by texting or calling our office at (407) 815-3000 to schedule a consultation with one of our personal injury attorneys, or complete our contact form to start your journey of getting help. We look forward to serving you.

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