A personal injury is any injury to a person’s mind, body, or emotions. This differentiates personal injury from damage done to property. This term is most commonly applied in tort law when a plaintiff claims that their injury was caused by the negligence of another. If the negligence of the accused party can be proven, the plaintiff may be entitled to monetary compensation. Personal injury law is the set of laws that govern any claims that are made by one party against another. Personal injury claims are a type of tort lawsuit.
Some of the more typical types of personal injury claims that Law Offices of Charney & Roberts LLC of Linden can assist you with include; accidents at work, road traffic accidents, accidents at home, assault claims, and defective product accidents. Personal injury also applies to medical and dental accidents and industrial disease cases.
The term used to describe the agreement between the law firm and their client is no win/no fee. It refers to the fact that if the attorney loses the case the client will not have to pay any legal fees. However under the no win/no fee agreement the attorney is entitled to an extra fee if they do in fact win the case.