Riverside, CA Personal Injury Attorney
Riverside Personal Injury Attorneys
As one of the top personal injury law firms in Riverside county, Duque Law Firm people across Southern California recover financially after being injured in car accidents, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases. Our law firm has filed cases against reckless automobile drivers, careless doctors and dangerous corporations, and in return recovering millions on behalf of the clients we represent. All personal injury cases are different, and although not every victim of an accident can file a lawsuit, our expert attorneys can review the circumstances of your accident case to determine the best route for you. If we move forward, our experienced attorneys can help you hold the person, business or entity responsible for your injuries and accountable for their negligence.
When you file a personal injury lawsuit, the goal is to recover compensation for your losses. Types of recovery often include expensive medical bills and lost wages. If you have questions about your legal rights or just want to find out if you have a case, contact the Duque Law Riverside office today for a completely free consultation of your situation.
What Happens in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
If you’ve received injuries caused by an accident, the experienced attorneys in our Riverside office can assist you in filing a lawsuit against the person, business or entity that is responsible. We will collect and evaluate all available evidence. This can include speaking with those that were witnesses, obtaining your doctor’s records and reviewing Riverside Police or Riverside County Sheriff reports.
When we help recover compensation for your damages, we will typically create a document called a complaint. Once created and reviewed we will file it in court. A complaint is a legal document that initiates a lawsuit and describes the facts and circumstances of the accident. It will also state the losses (Example: doctor’s bills, lost income) you’ve troubled with and who should be held responsible.
Often times, in personal injury lawsuits, the negligent party’s insurance company may attempt a settlement for the case, rather than going to trial. If you receive a settlement offer from an insurance company, your personal injury attorney will review the terms of the offer and may choose to negotiate on your behalf. We do this to ensure that the settlement provides you fair compensation for your damages. If these negotiations fail then our personal injury attorneys will prepare to take your case to trial.
If your personal injury case goes to trial, our personal injury lawyers will argue your case to a judge or jury to prove your case and detail the injuries and wrongdoings cased by the other party.
What Can I Recover in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
When we recover compensation for your injuries it is to restore you, as best as possible, to the position you were in before the injury occurred. The amount of compensation you receive will be dependent on the specifics of your case. A court may award damages to compensate you for the losses caused by the accident or, as in many personal injury lawsuits, the insurance company for the person or entity that caused the accident will be responsible for the financial damages.
When you file a personal injury lawsuit, you may be able to recover compensation for:
- Medical Expenses
- Lost Income or Wages
- Pain and Suffering
- Punitive Damages