Every year in Elizabethtown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, a large number of accidents occur that results in various types of injuries. In some of these accidents, individuals or companies are responsible because of engaging in negligent or reckless actions. If you were injured because of someone else’s actions, you might have grounds to file a personal injury lawsuit. This type of lawsuit might allow you to recover compensation while ensuring the negligent actor who caused your injuries is held accountable. When you work with an experienced attorney from Raynes & Lawn to pursue damages for your losses, you might have a greater chance of winning your case. Our attorneys have decades of experience and understand the types of legal strategies that might maximize your chance of recovering full compensation for your losses.
Personal injury cases are encompassed under an area of civil law in Pennsylvania known as tort law. This area of the law deals with civil wrongs perpetrated by individuals or entities against others that result in injuries and harm. There are many different types of personal injury cases, and the majority involve negligence. If someone negligently causes an accident that results in someone else suffering injuries, the victim can pursue an injury claim to recover compensation for all of their losses. At Raynes & Lawn, our team of attorneys focuses on many different types of personal injury matters, and we strongly believe that negligence victims deserve to be fully compensated for all of the harm they have suffered.
Car accidents in Lancaster County are common occurrences. However, some automobile collisions result in more than minor property damage and instead leave the victims with serious injuries. When a motorist or company is at fault for an accident, people who have been injured can pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault motorist and any entity that might also share the blame. When we receive a car accident case, we get to work immediately to investigate what happened. We regularly work closely with investigators and experts to build the strongest possible cases on our clients’ behalf.
Some people are injured by dangerous conditions while visiting businesses or private property in Elizabethtown. Every property owner or operator is expected to maintain their premises in a safe and hazard-free condition to prevent lawful visitors from sustaining foreseeable injuries. When someone is injured because a property owner failed to uphold their duty of care, the victim might be entitled to be compensated for their losses. Our premises liability attorneys can review what happened to you and explain whether a legal claim might be warranted.
When you seek medical care for your injury or illness, you likely expect that your medical providers will provide competent care to facilitate your recovery. Unfortunately, some healthcare professionals fail to provide care that meets the expected standard and cause their patients to suffer worsened conditions and serious injuries. If you were the victim of a doctor’s negligent care, you might be able to pursue a medical malpractice claim. This type of lawsuit allows medical malpractice victims to pursue compensation for their losses and potentially hold the negligent providers accountable for their wrongful actions.
Child sexual abuse cases are among the most tragic and horrific personal injury claims that might be filed in Elizabethtown. Even though these types of offenses carry potentially severe criminal penalties, many abusers evade criminal prosecution and continue to victimize children. Some perpetrators are employed by institutions that place them in positions of authority over children. These abusers are often trusted by parents and children alike and might serve in such roles as a child’s teacher, coach, bus driver, camp counselor, priest, pastor, or other similar positions.
The sexual abuse lawyers at Raynes & Lawn strive to expose the wrongful actions of sexual predators and the institutions that provide them with access to children. Through our representation of sexual abuse victims, we work hard to help our clients recover full compensation while also preventing the defendants from engaging in further abuse.
People who have been injured by others deserve to be compensated for their losses. If your injuries were caused by the negligence of others, contact Raynes & Lawn today for a free consultation by calling us at 1-800-535-1797.
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