A personal injury is any injury caused by another person’s careless behavior. “Negligence” is often used to describe, for example, a driver who caused a pedestrian accident because they were texting at the wheel, or a property owner who forgot to warn customers about a wet floor which cases someone to slip.
If careless behavior that causes a person to suffer injury goes unpunished, it will happen again. In the legal world, there has to be structure and definitions. Without them, there would be chaos. For a person with a serious injury that was caused by a car accident, these definitions aren’t as important as making sure medical bills are paid or there is enough money to feed the kids after missing months of work to recover.
It’s easy to get frustrated with the law when you don’t understand it or it doesn’t seem fair. And feeling this way while in pain or being unable to perform daily tasks because of a distracted driver or hit-and-run accident is all the more difficult. That’s why hiring a South Florida personal injury law firm can help.
Personal injury lawsuits are not just so a person can take the money and run. Personal injury claims do provide accident victims with money, but they also hold a careless person or company responsible or punish them to set an example and discourage them from making the same mistake again in the future.
Some common causes of personal injury or physical harm caused by another’s carelessness include:
* Product defects (poor design, labeling errors, marketing misrepresentation, manufacturing mistakes)
* Unsafe premises (no security guards, poor lighting, missing warning signs)
* Slip-and-fall accidents
* Car accidents
* Pedestrian accidents
* Bus crashes
* Truck collisions
* Bicycle accidents
* Motorcycle crashes
* Construction accidents
* Dog/animal attacks
If reading the above list makes you a little paranoid, we don’t blame you. Accidents are scary and they can happen to anyone. We wish there was a way to guarantee that personal injury accidents will never happen. That’s why we do all we can to put our legal experience, resources, and knowledge to work so that a person can be fairly compensated for their suffering, and hopefully prevent a future injury to someone else. At Josh Jones Law, P.A. , our South Florida personal injury law firm chooses to help people during one of the most challenging times in their life.
There are a lot of uncertainties after an accident. We are here to answer your questions. Give us a call at (305) 239-4878 for a free consultation with a South Florida personal injury law firm.
If a person is injured because someone else was careless, the injured person has rights and may be able to obtain compensation from the careless individual. For example, if a manufacturing company sells an unreasonably dangerous product or fails to properly warn the public of a product hazard and injury results; if a motorist drives recklessly and causes an accident; or if someone intentionally harms someone else. A personal injury victim is entitled to hold a person or company who caused them harm responsible for their negligent actions.
Personal injury cases are complex. Personal injury victims not only face physical challenges, but emotional and financial hurdles as well. In some situations, an individual may need long-term medical care and treatment for their injury that resulted from an accident. This is where a South Florida personal injury attorney with years of experience handling such cases can help.
There are strict laws in Florida. If your injury was someone else’s fault, they should pay all the costs associated with your injuries, including medical bills. At Josh Jones Law, P.A., our experienced South Florida personal injury attorneys represent personal injury victims injured from another person’s negligent behavior. If a court of law finds the other person to be at fault, you will recover costs such as medical bills, wages lost as a result of injury, physical therapy fees, and more.
As personal injury lawyers in Florida, we understand how overwhelming being injured in an accident caused by another person’s carelessness can be. We are dedicated to making this challenging process as simple as possible for you and your family. Contact us today by calling (305) 239-4878 for more information about your legal rights and for a free consultation of your case.