A Personal Injury occurs, when another person negligent act or omission and purposeful conduct, causes another person to be injured economically( (i.e. damage to property, medical bills, loss of income) as well as emotionally as well. There are many different things that can cause injury, at the Law Offices of Elliot Zarabi, we offer expert representation to get you to back to, or as close to your regular life as soon as possible.
Car Accident Cases
Car accident cases are the leading cause of personal injury cases in the United States. Accidents are usually due to careless drivers and when an injury occurs that party should be held liable for those damages, both economical and emotional.
Slip and Fall Cases
Slip and Fall cases are also very common. People who own or are in control of a property have a duty to make the premises a safe area. If a possessor of a property fails to maintain their property, and a person is injured, that person should be held liable for both economical and emotional damages as well.
Owner’s of dogs are responsible for their dog’s actions. If you are bitten by a dog, it is important to know who owns the dog and get the owner’s information. If the owner fails to provide that information, you must call the local authorities.
Assault, Battery and other Intentional Acts
Intentional acts are just that, intentional. While in the above three incidents, those were unintentional or negligent acts, in cases where a person intentionally does an act, that person’s liability rises. Not only is the victim of this act allowed recover for economical and emotional loss, this person can also be entitled to punitive damages against the party who acted intentionally. Punitive damages are damages to punish the intentionally actor.