Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

 

Can you tell us a little about common types of personal injury cases?

Each year there are very high numbers of personal injury cases filed in Tampa and Florida as a whole.  Most of these cases are based upon negligence which has caused unintentional injuries.  Common types of  personal injury cases include:

  • Dog bites.
  • Injuries to children.
  • Slip and fall injuries.
  • Workers compensation.
  • Medical malpractice.
  • Car accident injuries.

 

There are many other types of personal injury cases filed in Tampa, such as assault and battery or injuries suffered after surgery.

How is a personal injury case resolved?

The majority of personal injury cases are made right, or remedied, through a damages award.  This is intended to help compensate for losses which begin to accumulate after an accident.  Losses may include:

  • Medical expenses.
  • Hospital bills from the immediate aftermath.
  • Ongoing costs of medications for pain.
  • Therapy and rehabilitation expenses.
  • Loss of income.
  • Potential loss of future income.

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