Kinds Of Cases Do Personal Injury Lawyers Handle
Accidents happen all the time, but when someone’s negligence causes a loss of property or bodily injury to you, you may be able to seek compensation for those damages. Personal injury case examples include road and workplace accidents, slip and fall cases, nursing home and medical malpractice cases, construction worker accidents, and other cases involving harm as a result of the negligence or recklessness of another party.
Examples of Personal Injury Cases
Here are a few examples of cases handled by personal injury lawyers.
If poor truck maintenance, driver negligence, or driver inexperience led to a truck accident, a personal injury lawyer in Fort Lauderdale can fight on behalf of the injured parties to recover damages from the at-fault parties responsible for the accident. A Fort Myers car accident lawyer can also recover damages from negligent passenger car drivers, motorcyclists, and bicyclists. A lawyer can handle pedestrian injury cases as well, not to mention cases involving speeding, drinking and driving, and reckless driving.
Nursing Home and Slip and Fall Accidents
If a lack of nursing home staff training, a lack of workers, or walkway hazards cause a slip and fall accident in a nursing home, a personal injury attorney in Fort Myers can gather evidence to prove negligence on the part of a nursing home staff member, a nursing home administrator, or the nursing home itself. If slippery floors, missing signage, or service team negligence caused a workplace fall and a worker suffered personal injuries as a result, a business or premises owner can be held liable for the resultant damages.
If a medical healthcare provider’s lack of training, distraction, or incompetence led to injuries or health complications, a doctor, a healthcare worker, or a hospital or health services organization may be held liable for the resultant damages. Diagnosis errors and administrative mistakes can also lead to bodily harm. An injury lawyer can help the victim seek compensation for the losses that he or she or his or her loved endured.
Personal Injury Cases Won
There are many examples of famous personal injury cases that our team has handled. Two relevant examples are:
Reckless Driving Accidents
Vehicle accidents are a leading cause of accidental death in the United States. One of our clients received a settlement of $3.85 million after a truck driver took a reckless turn on a busy highway, causing catastrophic damage and long-term personal injuries to our client.
Another client received a settlement of $1.5 million after a driver’s error pinned him between two vehicles. It led to the near amputation of one of his arms.
Product Liability Personal Injuries
In a landmark case, we reached a settlement estimated to be worth over $800 million in favor of our clients in a case against a Chinese drywall manufacturer. Our clients contended that they suffered bodily injuries because of the harmful and subpar quality of products produced by the defendant. Approximately 400 homes were affected by this, and the U.S. Eastern District Court found in favor of the plaintiff.
This is just one example of a large-scale personal injury case that we won, a case that has become one of many famous personal injury cases handled by our team.
We Are Just a Call Away
Our empathetic team of attorneys understands the trauma involved in personal injury cases, and we pride ourselves on providing personalized and compassionate care to all of our clients. Please contact the Law Offices of Wolf & Pravato at (954) 633-8270 for assistance with a personal injury case.