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Personal Injury Lawyer – All You Should Know

A personal injury lawyer is an attorney who offers legal services to people who claim to have had suffered, either physically or emotionally, due to the negligence of another human being, institution, business or government agency. Personal injury lawyers mainly practice in the field of civil law called tort law. In tort law, one’s property or rights are allegedly being damaged, by another human being, institution, business or government agency; for which, the plaintiffs (the ones filing the lawsuits) to seek damages or compensation. Stroudsburg Personal Injury Lawyer offers excellent info on this. These cases are often very sensitive and controversial because the lawyers involved sometimes have to face strong opposition from the opposing party (the defendant). Personal injury claims can be made against anyone-from doctors and companies to police officers and government officials.

 

Most Personal Injury Lawyer work on a contingency fee basis. This means that he receives no money before winning a lawsuit, but only if he wins a lawsuit. In some countries, compensation from businesses/organizations is not allowed. In such countries, the Personal Injury Lawyer may have to file a case in a civil court to demand compensation. Apart from demanding compensation in a civil court, the Personal Injury Lawyer may also seek to get the court to order the negligent party to compensate his clients or members for their medical/ emotional pain and suffering.

The Personal Injury Lawyer has to keep in mind that he is not a judge and jury and that he cannot assign blame on the person at fault. He cannot assign blame on anyone for his client’s injuries, whether it was someone else’s fault or not. Only the lawyers and their legal representatives are allowed by the law to do such. The Personal Injury Lawyer needs to have continuing medical and psychological care for his clients after the trial.

Contact Info

Fisher & Fisher Law Offices
109 N 7th St, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone no: 570-424-1920