Types of Personal Injury

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There are several types of personal injury that can be sustained in an accident. Personal injury can be caused by accidents such as:

  • Automobile accidents
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Dog bites
  • Defective products
  • Medical negligence

While it is true that personal injury can result from these and other circumstances, the extent of personal injuries can vary wildly.

Examples of Personal Injury

A personal injury is any injury that you sustain due to someone else’s negligence. This can be something as simple as a broken bone, but all too often personal injury is catastrophic. Examples of personal injury include:

Serious injuries sometimes lead to death. In these cases, the immediate family may be able to file a wrongful death suit.

When someone else’s negligence results in serious injury, you have a right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. The Huntington personal injury attorneys at Jim Leach, L.C., are here to help make sure you are fully compensated for all of your damages.

If you have been injured in an accident in Ohio or West Virginia, please contact the personal injury attorneys at Jim Leach, L.C., to schedule an initial consultation today.