At Bernard Law Group, dealing with a personal injury can be overwhelming. Our team of dedicated Everett personal injury lawyers is committed to providing compassionate and professional legal assistance to those in need.
We are here to guide you through every step of the legal process, ensuring your rights are protected, and your voice is heard.
Our Approach to Personal Injury Cases
Our approach to personal injury cases is centered around understanding and addressing each client’s unique needs. Every case is different and requires a personalized strategy.
Our team works to gather evidence, negotiate with insurance companies, and, if necessary, represent you in court. We aim to secure the best possible outcome for you, whether a fair settlement or a favorable verdict.
Areas of Expertise
At Bernard Law Group, we handle several types of personal injury cases. These include:
Auto accidents are among the most common personal injury cases we handle. We have extensive experience dealing with all types of auto accident claims, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, pedestrians, and bicycles.
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Medical malpractice cases require a deep understanding of both legal and medical issues. Our team includes lawyers well-versed in this area, providing skilled representation to clients suffering from medical negligence or malpractice.
Slip and Fall Accidents
Slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere and often result in severe injuries. We help clients navigate the complexities of premises liability law, ensuring property owners are held accountable for their negligence.
Train accidents can be particularly complex due to the involvement of large transportation companies. We have the expertise to navigate these complexities and provide effective representation for victims of train accidents.
Dog Bite Injuries
Dog bite cases require a specific legal approach, and our team is skilled in handling these sensitive cases. We ensure that victims of dog bites receive the compensation they deserve for their injuries and trauma.
Construction sites are prone to accidents; we represent workers and bystanders injured in construction accidents. Our firm is committed to securing their rights and helping them obtain appropriate compensation.
Challenges Related to Proving Liability in Truck Accident Cases
Truck accidents often involve multiple parties and complex scenarios, making establishing liability challenging. Unlike typical car accidents, truck accidents may include drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, and sometimes government entities. This multiplicity of potentially liable parties adds layers of complexity to the case.
Determining Fault in Multi-Party Situations
In truck accidents, fault can be distributed among several entities. The driver, the trucking company, truck parts manufacturers, or maintenance providers can all share responsibility.
Identifying the party or parties at fault requires a thorough investigation. This process involves examining driving logs, maintenance records, and other documentation to determine whether negligence, such as driver fatigue, improper vehicle maintenance, or faulty parts, played a role in the accident.
Challenges with Gathering Evidence
Gathering evidence in truck accident cases is often more complicated than in other vehicle accidents. Trucks are typically owned and operated by large companies with legal teams dedicated to protecting their interests.
Accessing vital evidence such as the truck’s black box, maintenance records, and driver’s employment history requires legal expertise and resources. This evidence is crucial for reconstructing the accident and proving liability.
Types of Compensation You Can Recover in a Truck Accident
If you are involved in a truck accident, the types of compensation you can recover include:
Victims of truck accidents often face significant medical costs. Compensation can cover medical expenses related to the accident as well as expenses for future medical treatment that is recommended as a result of your injuries. This includes hospital stays, surgeries, medications, physical therapy, and long-term care needs.
Lost Wages and Earning Capacity
If the injury impacts your ability to work temporarily or permanently, compensation can include lost wages. It also covers loss of earning capacity, addressing the potential future earnings lost due to the injury.
Pain and Suffering
This non-economic damage compensates for the physical pain and emotional distress caused by the accident. It acknowledges the impact of the injury on your quality of life and includes compensation for suffering and loss of enjoyment of life.
Compensation for property damage typically covers the repair or replacement of your vehicle and any other personal property damaged in the truck accident.
Why Choose Personal Injury Lawyers from Bernard Law Group
After a personal injury accident, contacting a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible is essential. Some of the reasons why you should contact our office include:
Client-Centered Legal Assistance
We prioritize open communication with our clients. You will always be informed about the progress of your case and have direct access to the lawyer handling it. Our goal is to make the legal process as stress-free as possible for you, allowing you to focus on your recovery.
Proven Track Record of Success
Our firm has a proven track record of securing favorable client outcomes. We have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for personal injury victims, demonstrating our commitment to achieving the best possible results for those we represent.
Free Initial Consultation
Understanding the financial strain that a personal injury can bring, we offer a free initial consultation. This no-obligation consultation allows us to assess your case and provide you with an understanding of your legal options.
No Fees Unless We Win
We operate on a contingency fee basis, meaning you don’t pay any legal fees unless we win your case. This policy reflects our confidence in our ability to give you the representation you deserve.
Contact Us Today
If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury in Everett, contact Bernard Law Group today. Our team of experienced personal injury lawyers is ready to help you navigate the legal system and fight for the compensation you deserve. Let us be your advocates in this challenging time.