FAQ: Personal Injury Lawsuits
If you have been injured in an accident, you likely have a few questions running through your mind. From dealing with accident damages to paying for medical expenses, a personal injury can be a stressful ordeal. That is why you should consult with an experienced lawyer after you have been involved in a serious accident. A skilled personal injury lawyer can explain your rights under the law and protect your interests in court. Below, our attorneys answer the most common questions we are asked about personal injury lawsuits.
Question: I suffered an injury, do I need to file a personal injury lawsuit?
A: If your injury was inflicted due to another person or entity’s negligent actions, you should file a personal injury lawsuit to recover compensation for your damages.
Question: What if I’m at fault for my injury?
A: If your own actions resulted in your injuries, you will not be eligible to recover compensation through a personal injury lawsuit.
Question: How do courts determine the amount of compensation I am entitled to?
A: How much compensation you recover from your lawsuit will depend on the facts of your case. Courts use the factors listed below to determine the value of your case:
- The total cost of injury your treatments
- The amount of money you lost due to your injuries
- Whether your injuries are permanent or temporary
Question: How long do personal injury cases usually take?
A: The amount of time it takes to wrap-up your personal injury lawsuit is impossible to determine. Some cases take months, while others take years.
Question: Can I appeal the result of a personal injury lawsuit?
A: You can appeal a personal injury lawsuit and seek to have the result overturned by a higher court.
Sapulpa Personal Injury Lawyers
Have you suffered a serious injury? Do you need help understanding your rights under the law? At Saint & Watzke, PLLP, our legal team is committed to assisting clients in Sapulpa with their legal matters. We can review the details of your injury and build a strong legal strategy that will allow you to pursue the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to. Let us get to work for you today.
Call (918) 721-0998 to speak with one of our compassionate personal injury attorneys about your case. Don’t hesitate, schedule your free consultation today.