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Injuries from Negligence

Pursuing Compensation from Another's Negligence

Negligent acts of commission or omission are the basis of a personal injury claim. When seeking compensation for an accident-related injury, the negligent aspects of the incident must be established. This includes proving that the party involved had a duty to act with a reasonable standard of care, that duty was violated, and that this violation resulted in an accident that caused injuries. The compensation that is awarded in a personal injury case can include damages for:

  • Medical care and treatment
  • Lost current and future wages
  • Pain
  • Suffering
  • Emotional trauma
  • Property damage
  • Medical equipment
  • Long term care
  • Funeral costs

Handling a Personal Injury Case on Long Island

A personal injury attorney should be consulted as soon as possible if you or a loved one were injured in an accident involving negligence. A lawyer can explain the laws that pertain to your particular case and show you how to pursue the financial assistance you need during your recovery. For workplace accidents, you will want the skillful attention of a legal professional who is familiar with workers' compensation claims.

For motor vehicle accidents, you will want your legal representative to be experienced in car accident investigations. Injuries due to property negligence, such as drowning accidents are pursued under premises liability law. When you're filing a claim because of a defective product or medical malpractice, your case depends on the strength of your attorney to go up against large corporations and insurance companies.

At The Odierno Law Firm, P.C. we have more than 40 years of experience working to ensure that victims of negligence are able to obtain the compensation they need to recover and live their lives. We know this is hardly the time you want to think about proving your claim, so we do our utmost to determine negligence and vigorously pursue recovery of damages on your behalf.

Experience and Determination When It Counts

The Odierno Law Firm, P.C. is a skilled personal injury firm that has been representing clients in compensation cases for decades. Insurance carriers will try to avoid paying a claim whenever possible. They will use tactics to delay the processing of the claim, find reasons to reject the claim and offer you less money than the claim is worth. We know what to expect from insurance companies and will use our comprehensive legal skills to safeguard your rights and obtain the highest settlement amount possible.

Representation by a knowledgeable and caring professional from our firm may keep your case moving forward and help you win a favorable settlement. Your attorney can also pursue the matter in court if the carrier refuses to settle the case. When you have been in an accident that was caused by someone else's negligence, you deserve to be compensated for your injuries. Our firm will pursue every legal route we can to make sure you receive appropriate monetary damages.

Call a Long Island personal injury attorney today for a free consultation.

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