Washington Personal Injury Claims
When someone else’s negligence causes injury, loss, and suffering, a personal injury claim may be the only way to obtain just compensation for those losses. Injury law or tort law is a general category that includes a wide array of personal injury claims. Injury claims that Herron Law Office handles include:
- Motor vehicle collisions
- Trucking collisions
- Bicycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Unsafe premises or buildings
- Slip and Fall accidents
- Dog Bites
- Product Liability
- Medical Malpractice
- Dental Malpractice
Time Limits for Personal Injury Lawsuits in Washington State
Washington State places a time limit on filing personal injury lawsuits in court. In Washington, a person has 3 years from the date of a motor vehicle collision to file personal injury lawsuit. Other types of claims may have different periods of time in which to file a claim, or be forever barred from pursuing it, so it is important to talk to an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.
Recoverable Damages in Personal Injury Cases
In a personal injury lawsuit the law provides recovery for both present and future economic damages, as well as certain non-economic damages. Medical expenses, lost wages and earnings capacity, pain and suffering, and emotional distress are some of the most common types of losses. If you have been injured due to someone’s else’s careless or negligent conduct, the law provides you the right to seek recovery for all of your losses.
Let Herron Law Office help you and your family recover all the damages you are entitled to under the law. Call attorney Brett Herron for a free consultation.