Photo of Padilla Law Group's office interior

Trial Attorneys

Achieving Exceptional Results For Our Clients

Frequently asked questions about personal injury cases

On Behalf of | Jan 27, 2024 | Personal Injury

If you get injured due to someone else’s negligence, you may have legal options to receive compensation. Understanding your rights is an important first step.

For those new to personal injury claims, you might have a few questions.

What types of cases can a personal injury attorney help with?

A personal injury lawyer can provide legal representation if you get injured in an accident, such as a car accident, slip and fall, or defective product incident. They also handle cases involving medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and injuries resulting from another entity or person’s negligence.

What compensation could you get for your injuries?

Personal injury case settlements can include compensation for your medical costs and lost earnings. In some cases, you might also receive compensation for pain and suffering or any long-term effects of your injury. Award amounts vary based on the severity of the injury and the associated losses.

What are your options after a construction injury?

Construction sites have many inherent hazards. Injuries can occur from unstable ground, falling items and other safety issues. If you get injured on a construction site, there are steps you can take. Document the incident, seek medical care and pursue compensation for medical bills, lost wages and other damages.

What are your next steps after a head injury?

If you suffer a head injury in an accident, prioritize your health first. Seek emergency care and follow doctors’ orders. Save related medical records and bills. An attorney can help collect accident evidence, communicate with insurance companies and build a strong claim so you can focus on healing.

If you suffer an injury due to negligence, you might have legal options. An attorney can advise you of your rights and provide skilled representation so you receive full and fair compensation. Focus on your recovery while they handle the details of your potential injury claim.