Most Common Personal Injury Cases That Result In Success For The Plaintiff
If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence or intentional act, you will want to pursue a personal jury claim to recover compensation for your damages. There are countless ways an individual could suffer injuries, but some accident injury cases are more likely to be successful than others. Here are some of the more common successful personal injury claims:
- Auto accidents – When you can prove that the other driver was negligent, you can recover compensation for your damages.
- Slip and fall accidents – Property owners have a responsibility to maintain their premises and make them safe for others. If there was a maintenance issue or negligence, then the property owner is liable for the damages.
- Pedestrian accidents – If you were crossing the street and you were hit by a negligent driver, you could have suffered life-altering injuries. The driver of the vehicle can be held liable for your damages.
- Motorcycle accidents – Motorcycles are often not noticed by drivers, and this leads to serious crashes. Sometimes bikers are killed or suffer permanent disabilities. The drivers of the vehicles that cause such crashes are held liable.
- Cycling crashes – More people are riding bicycles nowadays, and drivers have the responsibility to watch out for them. If a driver strikes a bicycle because of their inattentiveness or negligence, they can be held liable for the damages they cause.
- Dog bites – Pet owners have a responsibility for their animals, so if a dog is off the leash and bites someone, the owner is responsible.
- Product liability – If a product is made wrong, or if it malfunctions, and if these errors cause harm the manufacturer is liable for the damages that the product caused.
- Workplace accidents – Despite safety guidelines and protocol, accidents do happen while workers are on the job.
- Medical malpractice – Medical negligence and medical malpractice sometimes occurs because of facilities being short-staffed and employees overworked. But medical professionals have an obligation to help patients and not cause harm.
If you have been the victim of a personal injury accident caused by someone else’s negligence, ask for a free case evaluation from the Harlan Law Firm.