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Do I have a Personal Injury Case?

Whether you have a personal injury case depends on several factors, including the circumstances of your injury and the applicable laws. Here are some general guidelines to help you determine if you have a potential personal injury case:

  1. Did you suffer an injury or harm? The first step in determining if you have a personal injury case is to determine if you suffered an injury or harm. This can include physical injuries, emotional distress, or financial losses.
  2. Was the injury caused by someone else’s negligence or intentional conduct? To have a personal injury case, you must show that your injury was caused by the negligence or intentional conduct of another person or entity. Negligence can include actions such as careless driving, failure to maintain safe premises, or medical malpractice.
  3. Was the injury preventable? You must also show that the injury could have been prevented if the responsible party had acted differently. For example, if you were injured in a car accident caused by a drunk driver, you may be able to show that the accident could have been prevented if the driver had not been drinking.
  4. Do you have damages? To have a personal injury case, you must also have suffered damages, such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, or other losses as a result of your injury.
  5. If you believe that you have a personal injury case, it’s important to consult with a personal injury lawyer who can evaluate the specific circumstances of your case and advise you on your legal options.

If you feel you have been injured, call the experience attorneys at Vitus Law Group to assist you.

Founded in Birmingham, Alabama Virtus Law Group is a Personal Injury and Labor and Employment firm serving the people of Alabama.

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