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.