When you are injured in an accident, insurance companies will get to work quickly to offer you a settlement. One of the services a personal injury attorney provides is protection against the tactics that these companies may use to try and coerce you into accepting less than you are due.
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When you are injured on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to seek compensation for your damages. These can include medical expenses, lost wages, and personal pain and suffering.
When injury is minor, it may be possible to settle your claim without legal assistance. When injury is severe, it is always a good idea to talk to an attorney.
Thousands of lives are lost or significantly altered by distracted drivers every year, yet many states don’t weigh distraction as a factor in motor vehicle accidents heavily enough. This is one of the most compelling reasons to hire a personal injury lawyer. Your lawyer will pour over every detail of your accident to uncover all possible causes.
The Courtroom Warriors at Kirtland & Packard represent victims of serious injury on a contingency fee basis. This means that there are no up-front costs for representation.
At Kirtland & Packard, we cover all litigation fees, court costs, and associated expenses while working on your case. You only pay for our services if you win.
Many of our most cherished and intimate holiday celebrations require fire. From candles on the table to lights on the tree, both open flame and electricity can pose risk for serious burn injury. Taking steps to prevent burn injury and home fires is an important part of ensuring the holidays are enjoyed by all.
Spinal cord injury (SCI) can be permanent depending on the location and severity of the injury. The type of SCI sustained, in addition to the health and medical history of the patient, will play the largest roles in determining the permanence of the injury.
Parts of the Spine
The spine is broken into four parts:
A slip and fall accident can result in several serious injuries. Injuries to the brain, neck, spine, and back often accompany these incidents. So too do broken or fractured bones and other painful and limiting injuries.
When you sustain a serious injury in an accident, you may be entitled to damages for the actual costs of related expenses including:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Home modifications
- Adaptive technology
Known as “special damages,” these will have a provable economic value and may include anything related to your injury that will require out-of-pocket payments.
General damages are often more difficult to prove. These include things that are not quantifiable such as:
South Bay personal injury law firm, Kirtland & Packard, has been selected for the 2018 Best of El Segundo Award in the Legal Services category.