Personal Injury Law Areas
A car accident can drastically change a person’s life and leave them with significant injuries and mounting medical bills. Injured parties can hold those responsible for the car accident liable to recover compensation for their losses with the help of an experienced lawyer.
A catastrophic injury such as a brain injury or paralysis will change the course of a person’s life forever. They may not be able to function at work or help at home the same way again. Victims who have been critically injured may be able to receive compensation with the help of a lawyer.
A truck accident usually has a devastating impact on those involved. Given the greater size and weight of a truck, victims in these accident face far more horrific injuries and longer recovery times. An experienced lawyer can help an injured party recover compensation from negligent parties.
Drunk Driver Accidents
Accidents caused by drunk drivers account for a high percentage of the overall accidents in the state and can injure innocent victims. It is important to hold accountable the person responsible for causing the accident, along with the parties and establishment that provided the alcohol to the driver.
Unfortunately, there are instances wherein a doctor does not provide an acceptable standard of care and the patient pays the consequences. Medical mistakes including birth injuries, delayed diagnosis, misdiagnosis, and surgical errors can have serious consequences.
Slip and Fall Accidents
When the owner of a building or property fails to maintain a safe and clean environment, it can result in a victim slipping and falling and cause major injuries. Most slip and fall accidents can easily be avoided and property owners should be held responsible for any resulting injuries.
Losing a loved one in an accident is devastating. In addition to the emotional effects, there may also be financial implications as family may have depended on the deceased for certain financial obligations. A wrongful death lawsuit may be filed against any party responsible for the fatal accident.
Products that hit the market should be safe for their intended use. When they aren’t safe and cause injuries, the help of a skilled attorney is necessary.
Other Law Areas
Construction projects carry a great deal of risks and legal complexities, requiring an expert to successfully handle the associated legal disputes.
From adoption to divorce, family law matters require compassionate, skillful representation.
With extensive experience on both the plaintiff and defense sides of the law, the Kicklighter Law team can provide expert representation for those facing criminal charges.