If you have suffered injuries due to another’s negligence, you have legal recourse to file a cause action against the at-fault party. A Yakima WA personal injury lawyer can help to ensure you either get the best possible settlement from an insurance company or, if the case requires litigation, that you can prove your case before a jury.
Fielding Law Group helps the injured collect damages against at-fault parties. If you’ve been injured, contact us to begin preparing your case.
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Since insurance companies are for-profit companies, they are not necessarily enthused by large payouts. They will force you to prove each injury. They will exploit ambiguities in the evidence and then try to lay the blame on you. But that’s only if they can get away with it. A Yakima WA personal injury lawyer can help you negotiate a fair settlement with the insurance company.
Some states in the U.S. are no-fault auto insurance states. Washington, however, is not. It’s considered a tort state for the purpose of handling auto accidents. That means that one or the other party is liable, guilty, or negligent for the accident.
In some cases, both parties may be partly to blame for an auto accident. This is called comparative fault or comparative negligence. This means that even if you were partly at fault for an accident you can still collect for your injuries.
Even in cases where one party is clearly at fault, you still have to deal with their insurance company. Insurance adjusters will do everything in their power to deny or devalue your claim. If you have serious injuries, a Yakima WA personal injury lawyer can help you collect as much as you can for your medical expenses, lost time from work, and pain and suffering.
Those injured by commercial trucks hardly ever walk away without serious injuries. While these companies and their drivers are well insured, dealing with the insurance companies is no simple task. Insurance adjusters want to ensure that they pay as little as possible for the accident regardless of the extent of your injuries or the fact that their client was at-fault. A skilled Yakima WA personal injury lawyer can help you negotiate a fair settlement.
Those who ride motorcycles are in an incredibly vulnerable position when another vehicle hits them. To top it off, insurance companies generally try to lay the blame at their feet. This is because those who ride motorcycles have a reputation for being thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies who don’t follow traffic law. This stigma makes it easier for insurance companies to deny claims even when they involve serious injuries and biker was not at fault for the accident. We can help to ensure that your claim is paid fairly based on the evidence.
Pedestrian and traffic accidents involving buses often involve some of the most extensive injuries. The more serious your injuries are, the more that is at stake in your injury accident claim. You will only get one chance to litigate your claim against the at-fault driver. You need a team of experienced lawyers to negotiate a fair settlement that covers all of your medical bills, compensates you for your missed time from work, and ensures that you can support yourself if you sustain a permanent impairment.
Cyclists on the road are seldom well protected against cars, trucks, and SUVs. Even minor accidents can end up causing major injuries to a defenseless cyclist. The general rule of thumb when hiring a traffic accident attorney is that the worse your injuries are, the more important it is to have an attorney manage your claim. You will only get one chance to get compensation for your injuries. A Yakima WA personal injury lawyer may be able to help you maximize your settlement from the insurance company.
Uninsured and underinsured traffic accident insurance pays out when a driver injures you and then flees the scene of the accident. If your own insurance company is giving you a hard time about filing a claim or wants to shortchange you for your medical expenses by telling you that you’re partially liable, a personal injury lawyer will help you get the full value of your expenses.
Pedestrians sustain serious injuries when struck by a vehicle. Those same pedestrians file claims with a driver’s insurance company only to be told that they are partly to blame for the accident, didn’t sustain the injuries they are claiming to have sustained, or offered a settlement that only reflects a fraction of the value of their claim. A Yakima WA personal injury lawyer can help to ensure that the insurance company honors their debt to the injured party.
The state has a duty to maintain safe road conditions. When they fail that duty, traffic accidents and bicycle accidents often result. If poor road conditions were a major factor in your traffic accident, then you may be able to sue the government. It will, however, take an experienced Yakima WA personal injury lawyer to handle this claim. Claims against City Hall are a little different from claims against private citizens and companies.
Construction companies must comply with the same duty of care that private citizens have. When they breach that duty, they can be held liable under negligence laws. If you suffered injuries due to a careless construction worker, contact the Yakima WA personal injury lawyers at Fielding Law Group.
A property owner or manager has a duty of care to ensure that their premises are kept safe. If they allow a potentially dangerous condition to remain on their property then you are entitled to sue for any injuries you sustain.
Contact a Yakima WA Personal Injury Lawyer Today
If you have suffered injuries in a traffic accident or a slip and fall accident, you need a skilled attorney to help manage your claim against the insurance company. Insurance companies are notoriously stingy when it comes to paying out settlements. Let our personal injury attorneys help you and get the best possible return for you claim.