Personal Injury

Personal injury is a legal term for an injury to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property.In Anglo-American jurisdictions the term is most commonly used to refer to a type of tort lawsuit alleging that the plaintiff's injury has been caused by the negligence of another, but also arises in defamation torts. Damages include bodily injury, intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED), and negligent infliction of emotional distress (NIED).
Posts about Personal Injury
  • MO Car Accident Frequently Asked Questions

    … Missouri Car Accidents Auto accidents happen to even the safest of drivers. One minute, you can be driving down the road, heading home from work or out running errands, and in the next you could be involved in a potentially serious accident resulting injuries that can be severe and life-threatening. At The Bruning Law Firm, our St. Louis car accident…

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  • Compensation for Disfigurement

    … Law Group, you can fight to receive compensation for disfigurement. You Can Financially Recover for Disfigurement You may be well aware that you can ask for your medical expenses and pain and suffering through a personal injury claim. But did you know you can also be compensated for disfigurement? When you seek to recover after a car accident, you…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 27 readers -
  • Top 5 St. Louis Car Accident FAQs

    … MO Auto accidents happen to even the safest of Missouri drivers. One minute, you can be driving down the road, heading home from work or out running errands, and in the next you could be involved in a potentially serious accident resulting injuries that can be severe and life-threatening. At The Bruning Law Firm, our St. Louis car accident…

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  • Mental Trauma and Car Accidents

    … a person’s quality of life. They may include the loss of enjoyment due to extensive hospitalization or recovery, the impact of being reliant on others for a period of time for daily personal care, panic attacks, and severe long-term conditions such as anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder. Treatment may include medication, psychotherapy…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 24 readers -
  • Chicago Dangerous Dog Law

    … trained for dog or animal fighting, Any dog used as a guard dog, or Any animal that has been found to be vicious under Illinois law. If an investigation into the attack that caused your injuries finds that the dog was a dangerous animal, then the owner can be required to euthanize the dog. However, this is not always ordered after an attack…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 23 readers -
  • Common Jet Ski Injuries

    … on the water, but there are situations in which you might not be at fault. If you were injured by a defective jet ski or third party, our Chicago personal injury lawyers at Staver Law Group can determine liability. Call us today at . Avoid These Jet Ski Injuries Don’t ruin your trip to the lake with a hospital visit. Avoid these injuries…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 23 readers -
  • How a Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You

    … on their behalf. Here are some of the ways that retaining one of the PI lawyers of the Levin Firm can help you after you are hurt in an accident. A Personal Injury Lawyer will Evaluate Your Claim Not every injury-causing accident result in a legal claim. If you caused your own accident or it was unavoidable, chances are you will not be able…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 22 readers -
  • Are Golf Carts Safe on Streets?

    … in the golf cart. A Personal Injury Attorney is Here to Help You may be a careful driver when you are in your golf cart; however, you cannot control over driver’s actions on the road. If you were in a collision with another vehicle and suffered physical or emotional injuries, you should speak with an experienced Chicago personal injury lawyer at Staver Law…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 22 readers -
  • Dangers of Riding in Pickup Truck Beds

    … is thrown from a truck bed and injured in an accident, for example, the insurance company of the person who caused the accident will try to prove that the victim was to blame. In most cases, a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit can still be filed against the person responsible for the accident, especially if the laws forbidding riding in a truck…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 22 readers -
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