Personal Injury Law & Information

Attorneys-USA is your guide to personal injury law.

Getting Legal Help

Do you need to hire a personal injury lawyer? How do you find a lawyer to handle your case?

Personal Injury Law - Negligence Cases

What is negligence? What are the common personal injury cases brought on a theory of negligence? What do you have to prove to recover damages?

Personal Injury Law - Intentional Torts

Sometimes somebody will have hurt you on purpose. What are the special difficulties of bringing a lawsuit for an intentionally caused injury?

Medical Malpractice Law

Medical malpractice cases are among the most costly and difficult for both the injury victim and the plaintiff's attorney. What are the common injuries which lead to malpractice litigation?

Product Liability Law

When you are injured by a defective product, how do you establish that the manufacturer or distributor should be liable for your injury? What about defective drugs and medical devices? What about dangerous toys and products for children?

Workers' Compensation

What is worker's compensation? How is a worker's compensation claim different from a personal injury lawsuit? Is it possible to have both a workers' compensation claim and a personal injury claim?

The Injury Lawsuit

What happens after you file a lawsuit? What is a deposition? What happens when the defendant demands that you be examined by a doctor?

Settling Your Case

Should you expect your personal injury lawsuit to settle? What type of damages are you likely to receive in a settlement?

Going to Trial

Sometimes you have to go to trial. Sometimes you will want to go to trial. What special issues will you face if you have to try your case before a judge and jury?
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