A personal injury lawyer is a lawyer who provides legal representation to those who claim to have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, company, government agency, or other entity.
Personal injury encompasses the area of law known as tort law, which includes civil wrongs and economic or non-economic damages to a person’s property, reputation, or rights.
An example of a Personal Injury is a “Slip and Fall” claim:
Slip and fall is a claim or case based on a person slipping (or tripping) and falling. It is a tort, and based on a claim that the property owner was negligent in allowing some dangerous condition to exist that caused the slip or trip.
Another example of a personal injury are injuries resulting from a “car accident”
Another example of a personal injury are injuries resulting from medical negligence by a physician.