Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is a personal injury?
A “personal injury” may include a physical or emotional injury that a person sustains as the result of another’s conduct. If you were injured, the responsible party may be held accountable based upon their negligence, intentional wrongdoing or strict liability. To find out more about whether your injury qualifies you to file a personal injury claim, contact a Lancaster or Palmdale personal injury lawyer at our offices for a free consultation.
Can I recover financial compensation for emotional trauma or other non-economic damages?
In some cases, you may be able to recover money for psychological trauma and other injuries that are not directly related to your finances. For example, a person who suffers from severe burns may be left with issues involving depression or other serious psychological problems. Financial compensation may be awarded in relation to these injuries.
How much money can I receive for my claim?
It is difficult to say what a specific Palmdale or Lancaster personal injury claim may be worth without a careful review of the extent of your injuries, amount in medical bills and future damages that you may experience. That is why it is important to discuss our particular case with a personal injury attorney who can evaluate its value.
What are the most common types of personal injury cases?
Auto accidents are the most common type of personal injury case. This includes any type of motor vehicle accident: motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, car accidents, and accidents caused by drunk drivers.
What are some of the types of compensation I can receive?
Depending on the specific injury claim, you may be entitled to money for medical expenses, future medical care, emotional trauma, pain and suffering, lost earnings, loss of future earnings, property damage, and possibly more. A lawyer can answer any questions about the particular value of your claim.
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