Worker Compensation Attorney
Are you looking for a workers compensation lawyer? Being involved in any kind of serious accident can have severe, sometimes long-term consequences, which can be physical, emotional, and financial. If you were injured in an accident caused by another party’s negligence, it is important to take action immediately. Not only should you seek medical attention, you should find out your legal rights, but also find a personal injury lawyer who understands your needs and can fight for your rights. We take each personal injury case seriously and work closely with each client to reach a just resolution. Our dedication and devotion to our clients sets us apart from other personal injury law firms.
Work Injury Lawyer
The Sexton Law Firm’s Workers Compensation Lawyer
TYPES OF PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUITS
Work Injury Claim
A workers compensation lawyer is able to inform you of the initial steps of your workers compensation claim. The steps you need to take to bring your work injury claim depend on whether your employer is a subscriber or a non-subscriber to workers compensation. If your employer is a subscriber, then you only need to show that you did not intentionally cause your injuries, and that you were not intoxicated in some way when the injuries occurred. In a subscriber case, you can immediately receive compensation for your medical expenses and compensation for your lost wages after you miss one week of work without a workers compensation lawyer injury claim being filed.
If your employer is a non-subscriber, then you will need to bring a personal injury claim against your employer. This means you will need to prove that your employer was somehow negligent in causing the accident that led to your injuries. If you are able to show that your employer was negligent, then you can receive compensation for all of your present and future medical expenses, as well as lost wages and other damages, including pain and suffering damages. A workers compensation lawyer knows work injury cases can be highly technical to prove because of the types of defendants that you will be dealing with. That is why it is important that you have an experienced work injury attorney representing you in your workplace injury case. Our experienced work injury lawyers will be able to help you determine if your employer is a subscriber or a non-subscriber, and then help you take the necessary steps to get you the maximum compensation for your claim
Dog Bite Claim
All dogs can be potentially dangerous, but some dogs are more dangerous and vicious than others. Many dogs can be considerably stronger and larger than a person of average size. Training, socialization and proper care can make an impact, but some dogs are specifically bred by years of human selection to be more aggressive. Dog bites and attacks can be mentally traumatic, physically life-changing experiences, and they account for 386,000 emergency-room visits each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Your dog bite attorney will hold accountable and aggressively prosecute dog owners, business owners, dog spas, property owners and people who have a duty to protect adults and children from vicious dogs in neighborhoods and especially in public parks.
Often, folks are hesitate to make personal injury claims after suffering dog bites or dog attacks because they do not want to sue a neighbor or family member who owned the dangerous dog. Remember that homeowners’ insurance or business insurance may be available to compensate the injured victim. Our injury attorneys understand this may be difficult, but will work with you to make the case go as smoothly as possible inside and outside of the courts.
Bicycle Accident Claim
In an accident contest between a bicycle and a car or a truck, in nearly every instance, a bicycle accident lawyer will tell you the car or truck will win. Bike & cycling accidents are a significant cause of severe traffic related injuries or wrongful death. Drivers of motor vehicles, because of their larger mass and speed have to pay careful attention to bike & cycling users on the road. If drivers are negligent and that negligence causes a bike accident or pedestrian injury accident, the driver is responsible. Our accident attorneys understand that drivers in the 21st century are distracted while driving, with the massive availability of MP3 players, music stereos, portable DVD players, and texting cell phones. A distracted driver can easily crash into a cyclist or pedestrian. A driver can found negligent and liable for damages if a plaintiff can show that the driver violated driving related laws. Common examples include speeding, running through a red light, failure to yield and generally not adhering to the traffic laws. This theory of negligence is known as negligence per se. Attorney personal injuries cases are handled with care and attention to detail.
In all such cases of personal injury, it is essential to carefully evaluate the extent of your injury and develop a realistic estimate of how much your treatment and care will cost. These injuries can continue to require doctor and hospital care, rehabilitation, nursing assistance, and other treatment long into the future. A personal injuries lawyer can help you make those essential estimates before you negotiate with an insurance company.
Call a Workers Compensation Lawyer Today
Suffering an injury at work is bad enough, and you should be able to focus on your recovery rather than worrying about how you’re going to pay medical bills and recoup other directly and indirectly related expenses. Contact the James Sexton Law Firm today at (619) 476-9436 to find out how a workers compensation lawyer can help you get the compensation you deserve.