Kansas City, Missouri Personal Injury Lawyers
Personal Injury Attorney with 17 years experience
After medical school, Dr. Cullan worked for a large Kansas City firm defending serious...
Liberty, MO 64068
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Kansas City, MO 64116
Prior to attending Washburn, I served in both the United States Marine Corps and the United Sates Navy. My goal as an attorney is to provide you with the kind of dedication and attention to detail demanded by military service. Additionally, time in...
Overland Park, KS 66210
Springfield, MO 65804
Overland Park , KS 66210
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Kansas City, MO 64112
Florida Coastal School of Law and Drake University
Parkville, MO 64152
Lee's Summit, MO 64086
Overland Park, KS 66210
Kansas City, MO 64111
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law and Drake University
St, Louis, MO 63104
Overland Park, KS 66213
St. Joseph, MO 64501
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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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