Facing a personal injury situation can be overwhelming. Knowing that someone else has caused you harm, even if they did not intend to, can be difficult. If you want to pursue a personal injury case, you could receive monetary compensation for the trauma and harm that you have experienced. In this section of our website, we walk you through some of the basic information that you will need if you want to file a personal injury lawsuit. Learn more and protect yourself with this information.
First, if you want to file a personal injury claim, you need to understand the steps involved in this process. Check out this page of our website to learn more about determining if you have a case, working with a lawyer, settlement options, your lawsuit and more.
You also might be wondering how long a personal injury situation will take from start to finish. Check out our personal injury timeline to get a basic understanding of how long you can expect this process to take. While each situation is different, this will give you some general information about what to expect.
Compensation is also a big part of a personal injury claim. After all, for many people compensation is the catalyst for filing the personal injury lawsuit. Compensation can be offered for both economic and non economic damages. It is money paid to the victim of an accident to help them with their injuries and issues related to their injuries. If you are wondering how compensation is calculated in a personal injury case, find out here. Finally, many people might wonder if they are entitled to compensation if they are partially at fault for their injuries. You can find out here.
Another common question that we get is, “can I file a lawsuit at any time?” In Connecticut and in many other states, there is actually a statute of limitations that prevents a person from filing a claim at any time. Make sure you understand the statute of limitations so that you do not miss any deadlines with your situation.
Something else to consider in a personal injury case is how you will finance your lawsuit. It can be very expensive and time consuming to file a lawsuit and see it through to the end. You can find out how to finance a personal injury case here.
If you are involved in a lawsuit, you might not want to take the case to court. It might be in your best interest to settle the case or go through negotiations. There are many alternatives to court that you and your family can consider, which might be more advantageous to you and your goals. An attorney can help you determine what your best option is.
If you have any questions about the terms discussed on this page, click the links to learn more. If you still have questions, or if you want to discuss your specific situation, we are happy to help. Call our office and we can set up a free consultation to discuss your situation.