Independence Personal Injury Lawyers

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Michael S. Foster
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Free consultation, aggressive representation in personal injury cases. Call now!

I’m an experienced personal injury lawyer and I fight to help my clients pursue the compensation they deserve. My practice includes motor vehicle accidents, workplace injuries, medical malpractice, and slip and falls. Read More »
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Jason Roth
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Personal Injury Attorney with 18 years experience

Mr. Roth practices in all areas of civil litigation, with a focus on serious personal injury and wrongful death. For nearly a decade Jason practiced civil defense litigation. Jason has represented some of the largest... Read More »
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Douglas R. Horn
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Independence, MO Personal Injury Attorney
(816) 795-7500 19049 Valley View Parkway, Suite J
Independence, MO 64055
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Workers' Comp
Capital University
Douglas R. Horn founded The Horn Law Firm in 1990. Over the past 20 years, Horn has handled numerous personal injury and wrongful death cases in the areas of motor vehicle accident, premises liability , medication error, industrial accident , worker's compensation, and catastrophic injury. Horn represents clients in Missouri and across the Midwest. Different aspects of Horn's law practice have been profiled in the news media and he frequently publishes in the area of personal injury law.
Brett T Burmeister
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Independence, MO Personal Injury Attorney with 13 years experience
(816) 373-5590 14701 E 42nd Street S
Independence, MO 64055
Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Business and Medical Malpractice
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Brett Burmeister practices in civil litigation with a focus on serious personal injury and wrongful death matters. He also represents clients in business litigation, bankruptcy, and other practice areas. He is a licensed real estate broker and handles property transactions and disputes as well. At Burmeister Gilmore LLP, the law firm’s maxim is Clients Come First. It is a fundamental principle that Mr. Burmeister follows in every case. He is honored to help personal injury victims and wrongful death surviving family members recover and enjoys problem-solving with business clients.

From 2012 to 2017, Mr. Burmeister’s peers named him to the Super...
Brian R. Barjenbruch
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Independence, MO Personal Injury Lawyer
(816) 668-5323 3720 S. Arrowhead Ave., Suite 215
Independence, MO 64057
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Consumer, Employment and Traffic Tickets
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Brian Barjenbruch has been a practicing attorney since 2002, having had the opportunity to work with and learn from many talented and well-respected members of the Kansas City metropolitan bar. Mr. Barjenbruch is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Kansas, and has represented clients at the trial court and appellate court levels, and in arbitrations before the National Association of Securities Dealers (predecessor to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) and the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Barjenbruch has litigated and resolved dozens of cases, including claims for wrongful termination, employment discrimination, employment contracts, fraud, breach of contract, personal injury, worker’s compensation...
Joseph Francis O'Hara
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Independence, MO Personal Injury Attorney with 34 years experience
(816) 836-1112 411 West Maple Avenue, Suite C
Independence, MO 64050
Personal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Joseph Backer
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Independence, MO Personal Injury Attorney
(816) 399-5219 14801 EAST 42ND STREET SOUTH SUITE 100
Independence, MO 64055
Personal Injury
Independence, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 37 years experience
(816) 254-6477 209 S. Spring
Independence, MO 64050
Personal Injury, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
Independence, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 36 years experience
(816) 795-5755 118 E Short Ave
Independence, MO 64050
Personal Injury, Business and Workers' Comp
Independence, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 25 years experience
(816) 833-5800 114 S Main St
Independence, MO 64050
Personal Injury, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Independence, MO Personal Injury Attorney
(800) 626-4676 19049 Valley View Parkway
Suite J
Independence, MO 64055
Personal Injury, Construction, Medical Malpractice and Workers' Comp
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Independence, MO Personal Injury Attorney with 38 years experience
(816) 347-7400 118 E Short Ave
Independence, MO 64050
Personal Injury, Business, Divorce and Family
Independence, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 16 years experience
(816) 833-1222 233 W Walnut St
Independence, MO 64050
Personal Injury, Business, Criminal and Estate Planning
Independence, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 34 years experience
(816) 892-4041 114 S. Main Street
Suite 100
Independence, MO 64050
Personal Injury, Business, Divorce and Family
Independence, MO Personal Injury Attorney with 26 years experience
(816) 836-0427 400 W Kansas Ave
Independence, MO 64050
Personal Injury, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and Divorce
Independence, MO Personal Injury Lawyer
(816) 795-7500 19049 E Valley View Pkwy Suite J
Independence, MO 64055-7026
Personal Injury
University of Missouri - Kansas City
David McCollum
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Liberty, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 18 years experience
(816) 474-2060 5 victory Ln
Ste 202
Liberty, MO 64068
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
I have been practicing law since 2001 and have dedicated my life to representing people injured by others and corporations.

I want you to get the justice you deserve. If you were injured by someone else, you are entitled to economic and non-economic damages. You deserve justice. You must never forget this. This is not just a catchy phrase meant to grab your attention. These words carry profound meaning. Think about what justice means to you. It may mean the payment of all medical bills; it may mean compensation for pain and suffering; it may mean never letting the person or...
Timothy M Starosta
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 11 years experience
(816) 399-5733 524 Walnut, Suite 320
Kansas City, MO 64106
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Bankruptcy, Traffic Tickets and Workers' Comp
University of Tulsa College of Law
The Starosta Law Firm, LLC is dedicated to representing clients with aggressive and effective representation. For a free, no-obligation consultation, please call 816-399-5733.
Paul Edward Evans
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Blue Springs, MO Personal Injury Attorney with 24 years experience
(816) 224-9500 1114 West Main Street
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN BLUE SPRINGS, MO
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Insurance Claims and Workers' Comp
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Paul E.Evans Attorney at Law has been successfully representing clients for over 20 years in Auto/Truck Accident/Injury, Personal Injury and Workers Compensation. He has a well earned reputation as an excellent attorney for domestic issues such as Divorce, Child Custody, Visitation, Child Support, Paternity, Relocation, Guardianship, and Adoption. While acquiring that reputation he also has handled many cases involving Workers Compensation and claims for injuries such as Auto Accidents. He has represented numerous families in death claims and catastrophic bodily injury. Paul E. Evans Attorney at Law has over 20 years of experience in a wide variety of motor...
Amber Geib
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Lees Summit, MO Personal Injury Lawyer
(816) 908-9676 4971 NE Goodview Circle
Suite B
Lees Summit, MO 64064
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatPersonal Injury, Criminal, Family and Products Liability
University of Missouri School of Law
Amber is a graduate of the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law where she graduated six months early at the top of her class with a Family Law emphasis.

During law school, Amber received the coveted induction into Phi Delta Phi legal honor society and made the Dean's list every semester.

While still in law school, Amber gained early litigation experience as an attorney for the Child and Family Services Clinic and Guardian ad Litem Clinic. During law school, Amber also obtained additional litigation experience clerking for a group of general practice attorneys and gained invaluable...
Peter W. Schloss
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Liberty, MO Personal Injury Attorney with 13 years experience
(816) 792-4242 17 W. Kansas St.
Liberty, MO 64068
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, DWI, Insurance Claims and Traffic Tickets
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Rocky T Cannon
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Raytown, MO Personal Injury Attorney with 20 years experience
(816) 582-4595 6119 Blue Ridge Blvd
Raytown, MO 64133
Personal Injury, Bankruptcy and Criminal
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Daniel J Baylard
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Blue Springs, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 15 years experience
(816) 224-2550 2307 NW South Outer Rd.
Ste. 209
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Products Liability
Mr. Baylard is a trial attorney that specializes in personal injury, wrongful death and family law cases, but also handles all types of legal matters. He has recovered millions for his clients, and refuses to slow down in his pursuit to ensure fair compensation for injured people and their families. Mr. Baylard’s philosophy is to work hard, and treat people as people, not just another nameless case to work-up. Going through an injury related accident can be, and usually is, a life-altering situation that needs personal attention. Mr. Baylard is also...
Kirby L. Minor
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Lee's Summit, MO Personal Injury Attorney with 13 years experience
(816) 888-0632 3720 NE Troon Dr.
Lee's Summit, MO 64064
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Business, Divorce and Family
Lee's Summit Divorce Attorney- Kirby graduated from University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School in 2004. Kirby is admitted in Missouri, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. Kirby has worked in the areas of family law as well as litigation involving complex insurance coverage issues, personal injury, and wrongful death cases. Kirby's practice focuses on family law, personal injury, criminal and traffic matters but he is also well versed in intellectual property law, employment law including Americans with Disabilities Act claims, business formation...
Catheryn Brooks
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Blue Springs, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 41 years experience
(816) 229-3111 1200 S. Outer Road
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Personal Injury, Business, Criminal and Insurance Claims
Rick DeVault
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Lee's Summit, MO Personal Injury Attorney
(816) 350-1600 3720 NE Troon Drive, Suite 100
Lee's Summit, MO 64064
Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Mark J Murphy
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Liberty, MO Personal Injury Attorney with 19 years experience
(816) 781-8587 UMB Bank Building
1 Victory Drive, Suite 205
Liberty, MO 64068
Personal Injury, Business and Consumer
Saint Louis University School of Law
Mark Murphy primarily represents people and businesses that have been harmed by others. He often represents victims of personal injury, wrongful death, and individuals with claims against insurance companies. He also represents home owners against builders, realtors, and home sellers who have misrepresented the condition of their homes. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Murphy represents families and residential care facilities that need assistance handling the affairs of the elderly and the mentally challenged. This often includes helping family members secure the authority to make decisions on behalf of loved ones who no longer can...
Christopher Fink
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Attorney with 23 years experience
(816) 505-1111 5555 NW Barry Road
Ste. A
Kansas City, MO 64154
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
University of Missouri - Columbia
Chris has enjoyed the solo practice of law for more than 21 years. Over that span, Chris has helped thousands of clients with a variety of legal problems, including divorce, child custody, bankruptcy, personal injury settlements, paternity actions, collections matters, and many more. Chris practices in the Kansas City area serving Platte, Clay, Jackson, Buchanan and other surrounding counties. Chris resides in Platte County with his 4 children.

Growing up on corn and soybean row crop farm outside of Oregon, Missouri, Chris learned the value of hard work and small town values. A graduate of South...
Ross Nigro
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 27 years experience
(816) 753-4830 606 W. 39th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Medical Malpractice
Ross C. Nigro, Jr., graduated from the University of Kansas with bachelor's degrees in Political Science and History. Mr. Nigro obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri, Kansas City - School of Law. Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Nigro worked as a law clerk with the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit of Missouri in Jackson County, Missouri. Mr. Nigro then went on to work as an Assistant Jackson County Counselor handling county prosecutions and civil rights violations. Since 1997, Mr. Nigro has been in private practice, where he has concentrated his practice in the criminal...
Michael S. Foster
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(816) 249-2101 1501 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO 64111
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatKansas City, MO Personal Injury Attorney
Personal Injury, Consumer, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law and Drake University
Michael Foster is the 2018 Pro Bono Publico award winner given by the Missouri Bar Association for outstanding character and pro bono commitment. Michael is also the 2018 Legal Champion given by Missouri Lawyers Weekly. He is a former shareholder at one of the biggest law firms in the country and resides in the Kansas City area with his wife Melissa and their two children.

Michael has a well-honed ability to see the big picture and quickly narrow options to a best possible solution. From growing up in a family of attorneys, this legal intuition comes to him naturally. His father...
Timothy Monsees
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Attorney with 39 years experience
(816) 361-5550 4717 Grand Ave
Suite 820
Kansas City, MO 64112
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Legal Malpractice and Products Liability
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Timothy Monsees, a Kansas City native and founding partner of Monsees & Mayer P.C., represents personal injury clients from the firm's two convenient office locations in Kansas City and Springfield, MO. In over 25 years of practice, he has worked for law firms specializing in defense of insurance companies and product manufacturers. He now uses this experience to better know his opponents while restricting his practice to representation of victims of wrongdoing. His recognition by his peers in the legal community along with a Martindale-Hubbell rating of "A/V', sets him at the top of his profession...
Lawrence Flick
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Kansas City , MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 37 years experience
(816) 221-0501 107 West 9th Street #216
Kansas City , MO 64105
Personal Injury
University of Kansas School of Law
Lawrence Flick, a lawyer for more 30 years is the Senior Attorney and Litigation Director at Flick Law Firm. For the past he has 20 years he has dedicated himself to helping people in personal injury cases. He focuses almost exclusively on helping people who have been hurt in truck accident, car accident, motorcycle accident and bicycle accident cases, has handled personal injury lawsuits and jury trials in federal and state court and has achieved recoveries totaling millions for his clients. As a client, you benefit from his depth of experience and knowledge of legal and medical issues common in...
Ryan Paulus
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Attorney with 12 years experience
(816) 581-4040 8350 N. St. Clair Ave
Suite 225
Kansas City, MO 64151
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, DWI, Employment and Family
University of Missouri - Columbia
Ryan M. Paulus represents clients in a variety of contexts, including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, whistleblower, consumer rights, personal injury, severance, wage and hour disputes and class and collective actions. Ryan’s confidence, perseverance, and attention to detail are invaluable to furthering his clients cause. He has won his clients over sixteen million dollars in jury verdicts and settlements and developed a record of success in significant and complex litigation. Ryan is also a combat veteran who served with distinction in Afghanistan as a SAPPER Company Operations Officer, earning both the Bronze Star Medal and the Combat Action Badge before resigning from...
Mr. Remington B. Smith
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 11 years experience
(855) 445-2529 1100 Main Street, Suite 2121
Kansas City, MO 64105
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatPersonal Injury, Business, Employment and Insurance Claims
University of Missouri - Columbia
Mr. Smith is a trial attorney and zealous civil litigator practicing primarily in the areas of employment and disability discrimination, whistleblower litigation, governmental liability, catastrophic personal injury and property damage, wrongful death, tractor-trailer crash litigation, insurance defense, and business and commercial litigation. He aggressively defends the rights of clients in high-stakes litigation and decisively leverages cutting-edge trial technology in the courtroom to maximize understanding and persuasion while minimizing complexity. Mr. Smith is equally adept as a litigator outside of the courtroom. He is a prolific writer and has had notable success with summary judgment motions, complex motion...
Gene Cullan
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 33 years experience
(866) 540-7600 4900 Main St
Suite 310
Kansas City, MO 64112
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
Creighton University School of Law
Dr. Gene Cullan is an experienced trial attorney with advanced medical education in human anatomy and advanced training in accident reconstruction. He dedicates his practice to helping individuals who have been seriously injured due to personal injury and medical malpractice, with a special emphasis in semi-truck and auto accident cases, as well as nursing home abuse and medical malpractice cases. He has received various awards and accolades, including being named as “Best of the Bar” by the Kansas City Business Journal for six consecutive years.
Jason C. Amerine
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 19 years experience
(816) 842-6200 811 Grand Blvd.
Suite 101
Kansas City, MO 64106
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Bankruptcy, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
I became an attorney because of my desire to assist individuals in need. Creditors and insurance companies have many resources at their disposal, and I feels my clients should be adequately represented. My firm has helped thousands of clients to put their lives back on track.
Thomas Pickert
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 16 years experience
(816) 832-4688 2345 Grand Boulevard #750
Kansas City, MO 64108
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
University of Kansas School of Law
Tom devoted his entire practice to representing victims of negligent injury and their families. With extensive experience in the area of nursing home abuse and neglect, Tom ensured that his clients would get the compensation they deserve. If you or a loved one has been injured and someone else is to blame, contact his office today to set up a free consultation.
Garrett James Tuck
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 4 years experience
(816) 463-8035 4050 Pennsylvania Avenue
Suite 121
Kansas City, MO 64111
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Insurance Claims
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law and Creighton University School of Law
Garrett focuses his practice in the areas of car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, and personal injury.
Sam Cullan MD, JD
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 38 years experience
(866) 540-7600 4900 Main St. Ste. 310
Kansas City, MO 64112
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
Creighton University School of Law
Dr. Sam Cullan's first degree was from the United States Merchant Marine Academy where he graduated with a major in Marine Engineering and a minor in Nuclear Engineering. After graduating, he ran for public office and was elected to the Nebraska State Senate, at the age of 22. He served in the State Senate for two terms and then attended Creighton University School of Law, graduating cum laude in 1982. While practicing law he pursued a medical degree from Creighton University Medical School and graduated in 1987.
After medical school, Dr. Cullan worked for a large Kansas City firm defending serious...
David Mathew Mayer
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Lawyer with 28 years experience
(816) 361-5550 4717 Grand Avenue
Suite 820
Kansas City, MO 64112
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Construction, Nursing Home and Products Liability
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
As a partner at Monsees & Mayer P.C., David M. Mayer has provided personal injury and neglect victims in the Kansas City area with the legal representation they need to fight for the compensation they deserve. With over 20 years of distinguished experience, the Kansas City native has received more than seven multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements, earning him an exclusive spot on the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. His community involvement and dedication to each case has also earned him recognition as one of the Top 10 Lawyers in Missouri for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Personal Injury...
Aaron Sachs
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Attorney with 32 years experience
(816) 527-9192 2300 Main St #900-90024
Kansas City, MO 64108
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
University of Missouri School of Law
Aaron W. Sachs, a personal injury attorney in Springfield, is the founder of the firm Aaron Sachs & Associates. Since 1988, he has been practicing as an attorney in the state of Missouri. He participates in numerous professional associations including the Association of Trial Attorneys of America, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association and Missouri Bar Association. Attorney Sachs is graduate of the Missouri State University and the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. Learn more by contacting his firm.
Jerry L. Wallentine Jr.
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Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Lawyer
(816) 470-0255 2600 Grand Blvd
Suite 550
Kansas City, MO 66061
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Civil Rights, DWI and Family
University of Kansas School of Law
Attorney Jerry Wallentine provides representation for clients throughout Olathe who need assistance with a personal injury related matter, family law case or DUI offense. If you would like to speak with an experienced legal advocate regarding the best possible approach to your offense then you should call the firm at 816-470-0255 today.
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Injured in an accident?

When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.

Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.

Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.


Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.

Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.

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