Civil litigation involves legal disputes between two or more parties that are not criminal in nature. One party, the plaintiff, typically seeks compensation, specific performance or other damages from the other party, the defendant. Jennings Law Firm is well-suited to assist. Our civil litigators are skilled in handling these cases and positioning you for the best possible result.
Personal Injury Car Wrecks Traumatic Brain Injury Slip and Fall
Personal Injury: When you have suffered injury, whether intentionally or through negligence, The Jennings Law Firm can assist you in the filing of a civil lawsuit to receive compensation for all losses sustained.
Automobile/Truck/Commercial Vehicle/Motorcycle Collisions: Collisions such as these can not only cause more serious injuries but also involve navigation of complex state and federal regulations, inspection of driver logbooks, payload issues and perhaps company error. Injuries sustained in motorcycle accidents tend to be more severe than those of automobile drivers, resulting in longer recovery times, lost time from work and lost pay. Our lawyers can help navigate the insurance companies, adjusters and potential bias faced by motorcycle riders in pursuing a personal injury claim.
Wrongful Death Suits: When someone dies due to an individual's or company's misconduct or negligence, a civil suit can be initiated by the personal representative of the deceased person's estate for recovery of losses. Any recovery would benefit statutorily eligible beneficiaries such as the surviving spouse and children, as well as parents of any unmarried children.
Premises Liability: Premises liability assigns legal responsibility to property owners for any damages incurred by a person or persons on that property. State law requires owners to make a reasonable effort to keep the premises safe for visitors, customers and patrons.
Highway Defects: If a road, highway or street was poorly designed or constructed or has not been properly maintained, to include repair, and results in injury a suit alleging highway defect may be filed. Experienced lawyers necessary to represent these cases due to the involvement of engineers, construction professionals and even accident reconstructions to document evidence.
Boating Accidents:Victims injured in boating accidents may be able to file a lawsuit to recover compensation for those injuries and other related damages such as property loss. In certain cases, criminal charges may be brought against a boater if the boat was operated recklessly, with gross negligence, or under the influence. As in other collision cases, it is important to collect evidence such as eyewitness accounts, law enforcement reports, accident scene photographs and documentation of injuries in support of a negligence claim, one of the common causes of action in these cases. In addition, it will be necessary to determine whether state, federal or maritime laws come into play. Our attorneys can help you navigate these issues and, if necessary, prepare for a jury trial.
Traumatic Brain Injury: If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury, you may be entitled to compensation. Many brain injury lawsuits are based on a premise of negligence, meaning that another party is legally responsible for the injury. these cases also involve complex legal and medical issues, making it important to consult with a qualified and experienced lawyer. The Jennings Law Firm can help assess your case and represent your best interests.
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