If you sustained injuries from an accident, experienced Morgan City personal injury lawyer J. Price McNamara will fight to protect your rights and help you obtain the compensation you deserve. His background as a skilled insurance defense attorney gives him an exceptional advantage of comprehending how the other side works.
Your Injuries Compensated
If a person or entity’s negligence caused an accident that resulted in your injuries, then you have a potential personal injury claim. The purpose of personal injury claims is to compensate you for both your injuries and other losses. If, as can happen, negotiations to settle your personal injury claim with the at fault party (and insurance company) falls through, a Morgan City personal injury lawyer can help you file a lawsuit against the responsible party prior to expiration of Louisiana’s one-year Statute of Limitations, or filing deadline — which is a year from the date of the accident. This will help to prevent your claim from being extinguished.
Kinds of Personal Injury Claims
Personal injury claims encompass variety types of cases; the most common types are below.
If you were injured after being struck by a vehicle while walking across the street or driving your car, you may be entitled to receive monetary compensation for your injuries and losses. A Morgan City personal injury lawyer can do the following:
- Examine your case to determine all responsible parties;
- Compile evidence associated with both your claim and injuries; and
- Negotiate or litigate for just compensation.
Property owners have an obligation to ensure there are no hazards on their properties, or, if there are, that the hazards have been remediated in a reasonably timely manner or there are adequate warnings. Hazards may include liquids, foreign objects on the ground, ice, or cracked flooring.
You may have a feasible medical malpractice claim if you were injured as a result of receiving unreasonable or incompetent medical treatment. Your Morgan City personal injury lawyer will review your claim to determine whether it meets one of the three criteria for medical malpractice, i.e.:
- You did receive full information regarding the benefits and risks of a procedure. Or, contrary to your wishes, you underwent the medical procedure.
- You received an improper diagnosis but a reasonably, competent medical professional with the same information would have made the correct diagnosis.
- There was a mistaken in your medical treatment but a reasonably, competent medical professional with the same information would not have made that mistake.
Severe Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
Mr. McNamara has ample experience with severe personal injury and wrongful death cases, which are complex, highly emotional, and often involve permanent and devastating injuries.
Severe Personal Injury
Severe personal injury cases involve serious injuries. These may affect not only your personal and professional life, but also the other lives around you. Injuries may include severed limbs, traumatic brain or spinal injury, or burns.
If someone’s negligent or gross negligent conduct caused the death of your loved one, then you can file a wrongful death claim. Damages will not only include the damages associated with other personal injury claims, but also compensation for funeral expenses, loss of consortium, society and companionship, loss of earning capacity, and other damages.
Damages Associated With Personal Injury Cases
After suffering injuries from an accident, it is difficult to properly heal when you are worrying about your finances and current state of affairs. A tenacious Morgan City personal injury lawyer can help you obtain the compensation you deserve, such as:
- Past and future medical expenses
- Past and future loss of earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Rehabilitative expenses
Retain a Morgan City Personal Injury Lawyer
Don’t wait to seek legal help if you sustained injuries from an accident. Call Morgan City personal injury lawyer J. Price McNamara at 866.698.8583 to receive a free consultation.