What is “personal injury”?
What is “personal injury”? In short, it is an injury that results from the negligent actions of another. Personal injury actions may involve many different mechanisms for injury; that is different ways the negligence of another injures an innocent person. Personal injury actions commonly include motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall, premises liability, commercial vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, defective products just to name a few. A personal injury action can be a coat of many colors. For every different way there is to get hurt, there is an equal number of laws and rules that govern how that claim must be handled. Some cases may even involve multiple theories of recovery.
Have You Been Injured?
Individuals who are injured in a personal injury action may recover money for past and future medical bills, lost income or lost earning potential, and pain and suffering. In certain cases, where the negligent parties’ conduct is completely over the top, punitive damages may also be available.
Most, if not all, personal injury actions involve insurance companies, who should never be underestimated. Nor should you assume they have your best interests at heart. The insurance company will always have a team of involve insurance companies, who should never be underestimated. Nor should you assume they have your best interests at heart. The insurance company will always have a team of lawyers working on every case, trying to figure how to minimize the out-payments, (pay you as little money as possible.) Their tactics commonly involve delaying, and even outright denying valid claims. Plain and simple, they make money if they’re not paying your claim, and, like all corporations, insurance companies are about the bottom line. Given that you are up against a team of experts, it is necessary to get your own team of experts working on your behalf. When you call Lanzotti and Rau, you are hiring a team of legal expertise that will fight relentlessly to get you the money you deserve.
What Will it Cost Me?
We handle all of our personal injury claims on a contingent fee basis. This means that there is NO money up front, and there will be NO bill for attorney’s fees and/or expenses. We only get paid when you get paid! The contingent fee means that Lanzotti & Rau will be paid by a percentage of your case settlement. Obviously, this further motivates us to work hard to get the best possible results for you, as our success is directly related to your success!
How We Handle Personal Injury Claims
At Lanzotti & Rau we have experience in handling every type of personal injury actions. Regardless of the obstacles insurance companies and big corporations throw at us, we stand ready to fight for the compensation you deserve. We have decades of experience litigating successfully handling personal injury cases. Simply put, personal injury is what we do. If you feel you’ve been injured through the negligence of someone else, call today for a free consultation.