Personal Injury Law
Personal Injury Claim BasicsThe laws and guidelines of a personal injury claim covers a wide variety of situations and incidents. According to the team at Levine & Wiss, these rules will generally apply to situations that includes accidents, product liability cases, defamation lawsuits, and intentional acts of harm.
- Accident Claims – Accident claims are by far the most common form of a personal injury claim, and will generally include a victim who has been harmed by another party, acting negligently or carelessly. Those negligent or careless actions caused or contributed to that harm. Some of the most common examples of such claims involve things like car accidents, medical malpractice claims, wrongful death claims, and slip and falls. Cases in which the team at Levine & Wiss has a lot of experience in helping victims get the justice and compensatory damages they deserve.
- Product Liability – These types of personal injury claims occur when defective products, whether they might be consumer goods, medical equipment, machinery parts on a vehicle or others, aren’t functioning the way they are supposed to, and lead to some type of harm for the victim in the case. These product liability cases can be filed against the makers of the products for damages.
- Intentional Acts – These cases occur when one party makes an intentional act of harm against another, such as an assault or battery, and the victim suffers injuries or some other damages. They may seek compensatory damages against the other party.
- Defamation Claims – These cases occur when one party defames another, and it causes the victim to suffer some form of damages.