Personal Injury is a general term used to describe an area of the law that relates specifically to the representation of individuals who have been physically and/or emotionally hurt by the actions or inaction of others. In a narrow sense, personal injury means hurt or damage done to a man's or woman's person, such as a cut, or bruise, or broken limb, or the like, as distinguished from an injury to property. A personal injury law firm will typically represent clients who have suffered injuries in the following areas:
Amusement Park Accidents
Dog Bite Injury
Insurance Bad Faith Claim
Nursing Home Abuse
Slips, Trips, and Falls
Spinal Cord Injuries
A law firm that concentrates on personal injury, typically, will generally not practice in the areas of divorce/matrimonial law, criminal law, wills and estates, insurance defense, corporations, collections, bankruptcy, or environmental law.
When you have sustained a personal injury - you likely have more questions than answers. For example:
If my car is going to be in the shop for days, can I get a rental car?
Should I be talking to my own insurance carrier or the other party's carrier?
What can I do if I am too injured to work?
When will I know just how quickly I will recover?
Who is going to pay my medical bills?
Do not let these questions get you down or force you to make an incorrect decision - call Attorney Donald D. Hiney and he will not only answer your questions, but he will also protect YOUR rights.