Legal Advice

The Types Of Personal Injury Situations You Can Sue For

Legal Advice

In today’s world, there are lots of instances where people can fall prey to dangerous situations, but luckily in some, you are entitled compensation. Most of these situations could have been avoided if certain departments, companies, or individuals did their job as more than half the injuries people sustain are due to human error.

Personal Injury

Every time somebody falls prey to a dangerous situation before you do anything you might regret, it’s smart to remember that you might get compensation based upon the nature of the injury you have sustained and in what circumstance. So, for instance, if you were walking down the steps of a government building and on one of the steps the floor would be damaged enough for you to bend your ankle and injure yourself you would be entitled to compensation.

The trick here is to know in which situations your safety has been put in danger and to immediately contact the lawyer so you both can act upon this situation.

We will list some, but not all situations where you might be entitled compensation.

1.Animal bites

Lots of people think that if they get bitten on the street by an animal that it’s the animals fault. The blame falls solely on the owner of the animal and why it has not done anything to prevent it from being engaged in situations where it can harm other people. If the animal has no owner than its the cities job to keep the streets clean of such wild animals. In both scenarios, you are entitled to compensation depending on the severeness of your injury.

2.Violent crimes

Violent crimeVictims of violent crimes can’t ever turn back time and undo the offense itself, but they can get some form of vindication when the perpetrator is brought to justice. In many cases, the perpetrator can be sued in a civil case for damages done and that type of case is usually present in sexual assault crimes, battery, kidnapping crimes, robbery, and murder. The biggest issue on most of these kinds of cases is not to prove that the perpetrator is guilty but to collect the sum that has been awarded to you by the court.

3.Slip and fall accidents

Where people walk often, there will be some uneven walking surfaces sooner or later. The moment you find your health or life in danger due to poor maintenance on such walking surfaces you are eligible to compensation by the owners of that property. Many slip and fall accidents can cause serious injury, so the law is pretty strict when it comes to punishing the responsible party.