Do I Have a Case?

Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

Do I Have A Case?

Were you injured in an accident?

Depeding on the circumstances, you may be able to file a lawsuit to get compensation for your injuries and damages.

The following questions can help you decide if you want to persue a personal injury claim.

 Was the responsible party negligent?

Negligence is when the other person failes to use reasonable care and their actions result in injuries to yourself or another person.

Did Their Negligence Cause an Injury?

You can be negligently injured by:

  • an individual
  • a doctor or nurse
  • a coworker or employer
  • a business owner or landlord
  • a manufacturer or seller of a defective product

Did your injures require mecical attention?

If your injury required a hospital visit, make sure to follow all instructions regarding ongoing care, medication, and rehabilitation.

Did your injury cause a financial burden?

After an injury, you may find yourself dealing with medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and loss of enjoyment of life.

If you can answer “Yes” to these four questions, you may have a personal injury case. Regardless of the circumstances, it’s a good idea to speak with an attorney any time you’ve been hurt in an accident.

Call our Lake Charles law firm toll free at 1-800-836-3702 to schedule a free consultation.

How To Start A Personal Injury Claim

One of the biggest questions people have after an accident is, “what do I do now?” It can be very difficult to know where to start when you’re filing a personal injury claim if you’ve never done it before.

This article will help you file a claim by detailing what to do after an accident and what to expect in the days to come. Continue reading “How To Start A Personal Injury Claim”

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Bike Riding Safety Tips

Motorcycles and bicycles are great ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Riders can explore the open road and enjoy the rush these activities offer.

Our home state is a beautiful place to ride. You can visit the south to enjoy Louisiana’s miles of coastline or head north and take in the beauty of our parks and national forests. But riding doesn’t come without risk. These hobbies require the ability to react quickly in sticky situations.

Wherever you choose to ride, we at Cox, Cox, Filo, Camel & Wilson L.L.C. want you to have fun. To help you stay safe, we’re covering some of the causes of biking injuries. We’ve also come up with some tips for new riders as well as general safety tips. Continue reading “Bike Riding Safety Tips”

The Basics of Mobility Loss

At one point in your life, you’ve suffered some kind of injury.  It wasn’t a fun experience but you healed and got back to your daily routine in no time.

We hope these are the only kind of injuries we suffer; the kind that doesn’t have a lasting effect on who we are. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.

The worst impact an injury can have is stripping someone of their mobility, leaving them unable to move certain parts or walk at all. Continue reading “The Basics of Mobility Loss”