3 Little Known Types of Personal Injury Cases
3 Little known Types of Personal Injury Case
Compensation for damages and liability is awarded by the justice system when proven that the defendant was liable through negligence or intentionally.
Many injury cases arise from vehicle accidents leading claimants to seek compensation for injuries when the other party was at fault. Becoming distracted when driving is a common cause of vehicle accidents and compensation is sought for injuries and loss of earnings.
Other types of common injuries are trips,slips,and falls,medical mistakes,and dog attacks. Slips,trips,and falls involve claims for wet,greasy,or dirty surfaces,when not instantly cleaned up causing an accidental fall. These accidents are a leading cause of nonfatal injuries in people of all ages and can cause major brain injuries.
Patients who have often been misdiagnosed or received ‘botched’ treatment by a doctor,resort to personal injury claims,the claims are usually settled out of court.
Another common injury is dog bites,but the law does vary in different states across the USA. The cases are sometimes difficult to prove as the person making the claim is often trespassing.
However,according to Ward Maedgen Accident Attorneys thereare several lesser-known injury claims which do not necessarily involve negligence.
1. DEFECTIVE PRODUCTS
Manufacturers who design defective products can be held responsible for injuries caused by the products. Examples are cars,toys,food,baby products,and medications. The claimant must prove that the design of the given item caused injury when used for the intended purpose.
Product liability also covers property damage caused by a product proven to be defective.
Involving a false statement against someone causing their reputation to be tarnished. Libel or slander usually involve an out of court settlement.
Loss of earnings and damages to the plaintiff occurs,especially if they lose their job because of it. Pain and suffering also form a part of the case where the persons standing in their community suffers.
3. INTENTIONAL WRONGS
If a person is hit by another,it can lead to a personal injury claim. Another example of Intentional Wrong is when a person is detained wrongfully for shoplifting. They may bring a claim for false imprisonment against the person detaining them.
If you or a family member have suffered from one of these three situations,you may be able to qualify for a free legal session withTX. Contact them for more information.