A personal injury can be a painful and traumatic experience. If you or a family member has suffered harm as a result of the negligence or misconduct of another person or organization, it is very important that you consult with a lawyer as expeditiously as possible. Some circumstances or incidents that commonly give rise to a personal injury claim include: car accident, motorcycles accident, accident involving a pedestrian, dog bite, premises liability (e.g., slip and fall, trip and fall, or hazardous conditions), product liability, and wrongful death.
At Ferma Law Group, we understand the difficulties that people face in these circumstances. If you have been victimized due to another’s wrongdoing and are seeking legal representation, our firm is ready to do everything possible to help you and to ensure that you focus on what is most important: the road to recovery.
Every driver is responsible for the safety of others on the road (e.g., drivers, passengers, and pedestrians). If a driver negligently or recklessly causes someone to suffer an injury or death, the victim and/or their family members may be entitled to compensation. Such circumstances can result from accidents involving: cars, motorcycles, buses, trucks, as well as Uber, Lyft or Taxi.
Conditions that fall within the scope of premises liability and give rise to a personal injury claim include: slip and fall, trip and fall, dangerous stairways, elevators, or escalators, hazardous conditions, dangerous conditions at construction sites, loose equipment, uneven surfaces, and inadequate lighting. If someone suffers an injury as a result of any of these conditions, the victim may recover damages from the owner or occupier of the premises.
A burn injury is among the most unbearable and painful injuries that one suffer, and can result from causes such as heat, radioactivity, radiation, chemicals, and even electricity. If someone suffers a burn due to someone else’s wrongdoing, the victim may be entitled to recover damages for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and lost wages or earnings.
Manufacturers, distributors, and retail sellers of consumer products owe a duty to buyers and the general public to ensure the safety of the products that they sell. If someone is injured by a product as a result of a products dangerous condition or lack of adequate warnings thereto, or simply because the product diverted from how it was expected to function, the injury victim may be entitled to recover damages for the harm suffered.
People are attacked by dogs and other animals each day. Though some bites are harmless, bite victims commonly suffer severe injuries that tend to be followed by emotional distress. If someone is attacked by a dog or other vicious animal, the bite victim may be entitled to recover damages for medical expenses and the emotional distress that follows.
The sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one is undoubtedly one of the most devastating and challenging occurrences one can face. We understand that, in such circumstances, determining the next step is not an easy task. If you have lost a parent, spouse, child, or domestic partner as a result of someone’s negligence or misconduct, you need an attorney who handles wrongful death matters to help you figure out a course of action.