Personal injury law protects those who are injured by the negligent acts of another individual or party. Learn more about common personal injury practice areas.
There are many areas of personal injury law that attorneys can focus on; this can make it difficult for those who are trying to find the right lawyer to represent them for a specific type of case. For example, a personal injury attorney may not be best suited to represent an individual in a divorce or murder case. Learn more about who and what personal injury law protects.
Who Is Protected by Personal Injury Law?
Personal injury is an area of law that protects individuals from injury that results from another person or party’s negligence, malpractice, or intentional act of wrongdoing. This can include:
A driver and/or passenger’s of a vehicle that is sideswiped because another driver failed to obey a stop sign
A child injured as a result of an insufficiently design car seat
A person’s whose property (home or vehicle) is damaged by another persons car