Fisher Hudson Shallat attorneys represent individuals who have been seriously injured or lost a loved one due to the negligence or misconduct of another, whether in a car or truck accident, due to a doctor’s medical malpractice, or the malfunction of a defective product.
Individuals who have been injured due to the negligence or wrongful conduct of another may be entitled to compensation for the damages done to them. Recoverable damages generally include the costs of any present and future medical bills incurred as a result of the accident, replacement for wages lost while out of work, reduction in future wages, as well as compensation for pain and suffering.
Obtaining a full and fair financial recovery is rarely a simple matter because in most cases plaintiffs deal directly with the other party’s insurance company, which is motivated to pay as little as possible to get rid of the claim. In the event litigation is necessary, the burden is on the injured plaintiff to prove every element of the case to the jury, including all the facts of the accident, the defendant’s role in causing the accident, the nature and extent of injuries, and the basis for the amount of compensation sought. The defendant, represented by insurance company lawyers, will try to convince the jury that the accident was really the plaintiff’s fault or that their injuries are exaggerated or were caused in some other way.
Insurance companies deal with accidents and injuries every day so it is critical for plaintiffs to work with experienced personal injury attorneys to make sure they are well-provided for and fairly compensated for their damages.