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What is a personal injury lawsuit?

A personal injury lawsuit is filed when a person is injured in either an assault or an accident that is someone else's fault. The person may sue for a number of expenses, including:

  • Medical bills
  • Future medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Medications
  • Home care
  • Loss of consortium

Generally their is a personal injury lawyer reprensenting the plaintiff, or injured party, and a defense attorney representing the party accused of causing the accident. The attorneys often try to reach an agreement and settle the case. This can save the plaintiff what can be a couple of years waiting for the case to reach trial.

We have written numerous articles with more information on different cases. Visit our homepage for more information. You can also download for free a very helpful resource What You Need to Know before Hiring a Lawyer.


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