If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident, we know your first priority is getting medical attention and recovering. In the aftermath, you may be wondering what your options are, especially if someone else was to blame for your injuries.
You need to know what to do it insurance is not going to cover all of your accident-related expenses. And do not forget lost income if your injuries prevent you from working.
When you need a San Mateo personal injury attorney, turn to the qualified and experienced legal team at Allegiance Law for help getting the compensation you need.
Today, we want to talk about the many ways that people suffer from injuries. Often, these injuries are caused by another person’s negligence (or the negligence of a company) and lead to personal injury lawsuits.
As we discuss these cases, please know this is not an exhaustive list and you should always seek legal assistance about your case.
Vehicle accidents are one of the most common ways people experience traumatic injuries. In California, more than 12,000 people were injured in the latest reporting year. Negligent drivers should be held responsible for their actions. Remember, vehicle accidents affect bicyclists and pedestrians as well.
Dog attacks happen more often than you think. Nearly 4.7 million dog bites occur each year in the United States and the CDC tells us that nearly 1 in 5 people bitten by a dog require medical attention. Often, these bites and attacks happen due to the dog owner’s negligence.
Premises liability cases arise most often due to slip and fall injuries, but they can occur any time a private property owner’s actions, or inaction, lead to their patrons getting hurt. Property owners have a duty to ensure the safety of anyone invited onto their premises.
Dangerous products are sold each year and thousands of them end up being recalled. Often, the problems revolve around a poorly designed product or a product that is damaged in the manufacturing process. Other times, a product is not labeled properly (leaving off hazards, dosage information, or allergens).
We want to make a special note about work injuries. Many of them happen due to an employer’s negligence, whether it is their failure to provide proper training or to give their employees proper equipment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that there were 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries reported in 2017. There are times when a person’s workers’ compensation claim is denied.
As soon as you or your loved one are in a stable medical condition, you need to consider seeking legal assistance. If someone else was to blame for the injuries, then we want to make sure you are not on the line for any expenses related to the accident.
At Allegiance Law, our team will focus on one thing – making sure you get the compensation you deserve. This can include coverage for your medical expenses, as well as some other hidden costs associated with personal injuries, like lost income and pain and suffering damages.