What is a personal injury lawyer?

A personal injury lawyer is a legal professional who represents clients who have been injured or suffered harm due to the negligence or intentional actions of another person, business, or entity.

What types of cases does your law firm handle?

The Joshua E. Palmer Law Firm handles a wide range of cases including car accidents, slip and fall accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, product liability, dog bites, wrongful death, and more.

How do I know if I have a personal injury case?

If you have been injured or suffered harm due to someone else’s negligence or intentional actions, you may have a personal injury case. Contact our office today to discuss the specific details of your case.

What compensation can I expect to receive in a personal injury case?

The compensation you may be entitled to receive in a personal injury case can vary based on the damages you have suffered. This can include medical expenses, lost wages, future earnings, and pain and suffering.

How long do I have to file a personal injury lawsuit?

The statute of limitations for personal injury cases varies by state. It is best to contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after the injury occurs to make sure you do not miss the deadline.

What is negligence?

Negligence is the failure to exercise reasonable care and can lead to injury or harm to another person. For a successful personal injury case, the defendant must be proven to be negligent.

Can I still sue if I was partially at fault for the accident?

Yes, you may still be able to sue for damages even if you were partially at fault. This is called comparative negligence and the damages awarded may be reduced based on the percentage of fault attributed to the plaintiff.

What is a statute of limitations?

A statute of limitations is a law that sets a deadline for the filing of a lawsuit. Once the deadline passes, the plaintiff may no longer be able to file a claim.

How long does a personal injury case take to settle?

The length of a personal injury case can vary based on the complexity of the case and whether or not a settlement is reached. Some cases may be settled quickly, while others may take several months or years to resolve.

How much does a personal injury lawyer cost?

The Joshua E. Palmer Law Firm fight to win. Typically, we work on a contingency fee basis, which means we only receive a percentage of the compensation awarded if you win your case. If the case is not successful, you are not responsible for paying our fees; however, depending on the severity of the case, we require a consultation with our clients. From this consultation, you will be fully aware of all associated fees for your unique case.