Staten Island, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/17/2014 -- Personal injury law can be defined as the legal defenses and remedies involved in civil lawsuits produced because of wrongful conduct. Personal injury is the title awarded to the part of tort law that covers any damage or wrong to another individual to his person, rights, reputation and property. The "tort" word originates from the Latin term which means wrong, twist or harm. A tort action does not need the government prosecuting the culprit, in contrast to criminal law. Instead, these personal injury cases involve a plaintiff obviously looking for compensation which is most time cash compensation for the damage caused by the defendant's wrong actions.
A lot of personal injury cases are placed on the belief of negligence. Importantly, negligence needs all members of a society to live and act responsibly and prevent placing others at risk. That is not to think nor believe that negligence will occur every time someone gets injured. The belief sees that some accidents cannot be avoided. A personal injury can occur at work, a faulty repair or faulty product, as a result of a mistake of a medical treatment, in a traffic accident, or maybe you slipped as a result of a wet pavement or floor. The personal injury can be psychological or physical but, to be seen as actionable, it must happen due to unreasonably unsafe actions or negligence by your employer, your doctor or manufacturer. To set liability, the plaintiff must prove that a sensible and prudent individual in the defendant's shoes would have acted in a different way under the same circumstances.
Examples of personal injury law reasons of actions include wrongful birth, professional malpractice, wrongful death, trespass, nuisance and slander. In the event you think you might have a case for a personal injury settlement in New York, go ahead to contact a personal injury attorney NYC or personal injury lawyer NYC.
In New York, the established or set law says that in a case of accident, the operator of the vehicle at fault and the owner of that vehicle are both responsible and are both supposed to compensate the injured party. Additionally, all the compensation for the lost wages and bills for medical care are to be given by the insurance company if it's not the fault of your vehicle.
Whatever the case may be, it is advised every time to employ the services of a personal injury lawyer NYC who will get the evidence, perform an investigation on the accident skillfully, get you checked by a medical doctor for injuries and give an appropriate overall review of the case. While your case is being taken care of by the skillful personal injury lawyer NYC, you can have your peace of mind.
Connors & Connors, P.C. has, over the past five decades, proudly represented scores of clients in the following areas: Auto Liability, Construction Site Liability/Labor Law, Insurance Coverage, Litigation, Negligent Security, No Fault Practice, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Real Estate Transactions, Trucking and Transportation.
About JOHN P. CONNORS, JR.
JOHN P. CONNORS, JR., is admitted to practice in the State and Federal Courts in the States of New York and New Jersey and the District of Columbia. Mr. Connors is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University College of Arts and Science. Prior to joining Connors & Connors in 1984, Mr. Connors was an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney's Office.
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