If you’ve been injured in an accident or as a result of someone else’s negligence, you need a personal injury attorney to help you get the justice you deserve. Personal injury lawyers, like the attorneys at Pengilly Law Firm, have special expertise in the field of personal injury law, enabling them to help you get the compensation you deserve for your auto accident, workplace injury, medical injury, defective product or other accident.
When we take on your personal injury case at Pengilly Law Firm, we’ll work to evaluate your case openly and honestly, ensuring that you get the most information available to you. We can determine whether or not you have a valid case, and then built your case from the ground up.
What happens in a personal injury lawsuit?
When you work with a personal injury attorney, you become the plaintiff in the lawsuit. The defendant (the person or entity responsible for your injury) will likely also hire legal representation, at which point attorneys for both sides will begin to gather evidence, including documentation, personal accounts and depositions. This process is called discovery, and the attorneys at Pengilly Law Firm are diligent in finding the evidence that will support your case.
While our attorneys are skilled trial lawyers, most personal injury lawsuits never actually make it to court. In most instances, a personal injury case is settled before a trial is required. This means that you agree to accept a certain amount of compensation rather than taking the matter before the courts. Settling requires you to absolve the defendant of liability, meaning that you release him from any further financial responsibility.
Any decisions on settling or trying your case are yours to make. With the expert team of attorneys at Pengilly Law to help advise you, you’ll be able to determine what’s best for you.