Frequently Asked Questions
Doran & Cawthorne, P.L.L.C. represents victims of all types of personal injury accidents. They are experienced and knowledgeable in all areas of the law concerning injuries and monetary compensation. Victims of accidents with personal injuries should contact a Lafayette personal injury lawyer for legal guidance and assistance following an injury accident. Below are some FAQs regarding personal injury claims and cases:
What is a Personal Injury?
A personal injury can occur from a motor vehicle accident, slip & fall, workplace accident, medical mistreatment, nursing home abuse or neglect, or use of a dangerous or defective product as examples. An individual who acts in a negligent or reckless manner and causes an accident may be responsible for damages to the victims. Damages may include property damage, medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Common injures are soft tissue damage, fractures, dislocations, amputations, traumatic brain injury, internal organ damage,
spinal cord injuries, paralysis,
burn injuries, coma, or death.
What Should a Victim do Following a Personal Injury Accident?
The first thing follow an accident is to seek medical treatment. It is also important to gather as much information as possible concerning the accident such as exchange of names, address, phone numbers, driver's license and insurance information with the other parties involved. Witness statements, photos, and police reports are also important sources of information regarding the accident. Make a statement to your insurance company and do not speak to anyone else about the accident before speaking with a personal injury attorney.
Why Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?
A personal injury accident can be a very traumatic experience for the victim. Many injured individuals are unaware of the monetary compensation that may be available to them for their injuries and suffering. An experienced personal injury lawyer can deal with insurance companies while protecting the rights of clients to their compensation.
Mr. Doran has the experience and resources available to handle all types of personal injury cases. Make an appointment today for a consultation with a qualified injury attorney at Doran & Cawthorne, P.L.L.C..
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for information regarding personal injuries.