Here are the answers to some common Personal Injury FAQs:
I was injured at an amusement park. Am I eligible for compensation?
If a visitor to an amusement park was injured on the premesis, he or she may be eligible to receive monetary compensation from the park’s owner. The amount of money the individual can receive will depend on the type of injury, the seriousness of the injury, and if the injury could have been prevented.
If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, contact a Bay Area Personal Injury Lawyer at Strick Injury Law and Mediation!
I was injured in an accident. What type of damages am I eligible for?
In personal injury cases, compensatory damages can typically cover the economic losses that have been caused by the injury. This can include medical expenses (past and probably future), loss of wages, and loss of future income. In the case of children, the courts oftentimes take into consideration the possible earning capacity. In some cases, an injured individual may be eligible for non-economic compensation such as pain and suffering, emotional distress, and loss of enjoyment of life.
What does the term “defective product” mean?
A defective product is one that causes personal injury or damage to property due to a flaw in the manufacturing, labeling, or because of misuse. Liabilty usually falls on the manufacturer of the product as well as the companies or people involved in the chain of commerce.
What is negligence?
A person is considered negligent when he or she does not act in the way a standard “ordinary reasonable person” would act. Negligence plays a big factor in cases for medical malpractice and reckess driving.
We hope these Personal Injury FAQs have been helpful. If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, contact a Bay Area Personal Injury Attorney at Strick Law today! Two convenient locations in San Rafael and San Francisco.