Many people in Salem County, New Jersey are injured in various types of accidents every year. When someone is injured in an accident because of someone else’s conduct, the victim might be entitled to compensation by pursuing a personal injury lawsuit. The state recognizes the rights of negligence victims to recover damages for the losses they suffer because of the actions of others. If you have sustained injuries because of someone else’s negligent, intentional, or reckless conduct, you should reach out to the injury lawyers at Raynes & Lawn. We have more than five decades of experience representing accident victims and helping them recover the compensation they deserve and have recovered billions of dollars.
Personal injury or tort law covers many different types of civil actions. These cases involve civil wrongs that cause harm and injuries to others. When someone negligently or wrongfully causes injuries to another person, the victim can file a civil claim to recover damages and pursue justice. These types of lawsuits can be filed in civil court even when a criminal action is pending against the defendants in criminal court. Unlike criminal cases, personal injury claims have a lower burden of proof and might allow a victim to hold the defendant accountable even when they are found not guilty in a related criminal case.
Car accidents are among the most common types of personal injury claims that are filed in Salem County. Motor vehicle collisions that are caused by driver errors and that result in serious injuries or deaths can form the basis of an auto accident injury lawsuit. Filing a claim against the party that caused your collision and resulting injuries might allow you to recover full compensation for all of your economic and non-economic losses so that your family can be made financially whole.
All property owners and operators in Salem County have a legal duty to maintain their premises in reasonably safe conditions to prevent lawfully present visitors from suffering foreseeable injuries. This legal duty includes the duty to inspect the premises to identify hazards, warn visitors about the existence of known hazards, and promptly repair them. When a lawful visitor suffers a foreseeable injury because of the existence of a dangerous condition on the property that the owner or operator knew or reasonably should have known about, the victim can pursue a premises liability claim to recover compensation. Businesses, governmental entities, and private property owners all have the legal obligation to maintain their properties in safe conditions to protect those who are lawfully present.
Most people who go to the hospital or visit their doctors’ offices receive competent care. Unfortunately, however, there are a minority of medical professionals who fail to provide reasonably competent care and cause serious injuries to or the deaths of patients. When a medical professional’s care falls below the standard of care expected of a reasonably competent professional in the same practice field and geographic area, their treatment might amount to medical malpractice when it results in serious injuries and harm. Filing a medical malpractice lawsuit might allow you to hold the medical provider who caused your injuries accountable while helping to prevent others from suffering similar injuries and harm in the future. Our medical malpractice lawyers have decades of experience fighting for the rights of malpractice victims and can help you understand the legal merits of your claim.
Even though child sexual abuse is illegal and horrific, it is far too common in the U.S. Thousands of children are victimized by predators in the nation each year. In many cases, the abusers are trusted professionals who have positions of authority over their victims and might include teachers, priests, bus drivers, coaches, pastors, doctors, and others. In some cases, the institutions that employ these perpetrators try to conceal evidence of their abuse, leading to more children being victimized.
The sexual abuse lawyers at Raynes & Lawn strive to hold both the institutions that fail children and the abusers who victimize them accountable. We work with trained psychologists and other professionals to help children who have been victimized and work hard to expose the abusers for their wrongful actions. We aim to recover maximal compensation for our clients while also preventing other children from suffering similar abuse.
If you were the victim of any type of accident or incident because of someone else, you should talk to an attorney at Raynes & Lawn to learn about your rights. Call us for a free consultation at 1-800-535-1797.
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