Sometimes, a claim can be settled, but sometimes, a lawsuit has to be filed to get you a fair recovery. When we refer to “personal injury claims,” what we are really referring to is negligence claims. Based on his treatment records, we were able to obtain a recovery that was more than adequate to pay all of the outstanding medical bills and to compensate Justin for his pain and for the emotional anguish that the injury caused for his whole family.Read More
Puerto Rico Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Puerto Rico
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
Recent legal blog posts
The first is when you are using your own PIP coverage to pay for your accident-related medical treatment. The lack of support by a treating doctor can destroy an otherwise good claim. Imagine my position when I had to call my client and explain to her that her trusted doctor—the doctor she had cried to for the past two years—had just sabotaged her claim. Although he was a bit nervous on the stand, I thought his testimony was adequate to show that the injuries were real and related to the accident and that the treatment he provided was reasonable.Read More
Motions in limine can work to your advantage as well. You should photograph the damage to all involved vehicles, the overall accident scene, and any visible injuries. Is an expert witness necessary in a truck accident case? Above all, please make sure you are physically okay. If you can do it without causing any additional problems, photograph the other driver and witnesses to the wreck.Read More
Here is another way to look at it: Assume two identical cars are side by side on a car lot. If it is based on hearsay this would go merely to its weight and would not be a ground for valid objections. If necessary, we hire doctors or nurse consultants to help us evaluate the medical information so we can put it into a format that a layman can understand. Please note: The insurance company is quick to try and attack these injuries since they are not visible to the naked eye, nor can they be seen on x-rays or other diagnostic scans.Read More
Top Lawyers Serving Puerto Rico
- David N. Henderson
- Kent J. Hammond
- Darryl E. Baker
- Joseph Taraska
- Michael K. Gillis
- Michael J. Dalton, Jr.
- Eric G. Jensen
- Kenneth F. Fulginiti
- Jeffrey M. Padilla
- Allan F. Davis
- Ken W. Harrell
- Brian F. Laule
David N. Henderson
As founder of the law office of David Henderson, David N. Henderson has spent more than 15 years representing victims of negligence. He works with clients throughout the state of Alaska to obtain compensation for the damages they suffer due to a personal injury incident.Serving others is what motivates Mr. Henderson every day on the job. In one case, he was able to secure $1.8 million following an accident in which an 18-year-old driving a snow machine was killed. For his ability to obtain results, he holds an Avvo Superb rating; he has been selected for inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100; and he has been admitted as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.Before taking on a case, Mr. Henderson does a thorough analysis of the details to determine the viability of the claim. Moving forward, he embraces the challenges of complex cases. He draws upon support from his memberships in organizations such as the American Association for Justice, the Alaska Bar Association, the Alaska Association for Justice and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. As a former public defender, Mr. Henderson anticipates how the other party may try to skirt responsibility and develops a strategy that clearly demonstrates negligence.In 1994, Mr. Henderson earned an undergraduate degree from The Evergreen State College. He then attended Florida State University College of Law, participating in moot court competitions, and graduating with honors and a Juris Doctor in 1997. Mr. Henderson furthered his education through attending the Trial Lawyers College, graduating in 2000.When he is not serving clients, Mr. Henderson enjoys spending time outdoors fishing, rock climbing and hiking. He is also a licensed pilot.
Kent J. Hammond
Kent Hammond is partner at the firm of Rudolph & Hammond, LLC in Scottsdale, Arizona. As trial counsel, Mr. Hammond has successfully litigated numerous personal injury and wrongful death cases involving auto accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability, product liability, and trucking litigation. Mr. Hammond received his J.D.with honors, from Drake University School of Law (1993), and B.S. in Finance from Truman State University (1989). Mr. Hammonds professional memberships include the the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), American Association for Justice, the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. For more information about Rudolph & Hammond, LLC, contact them at 480-951-9700.
Darryl E. Baker
Darryl E. Baker is an attorney at the law firm of Baker Schulze Murphy & Patterson in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mr. Baker devotes his practice to personal injury law, serving clients in Little Rock and throughout the state of Arkansas injured due to a motor vehicle accident, a tractor-trailer accident or other acts of negligence.Mr. Baker has more than four decades of legal experience. Over the course of his career, he has successfully litigated and settled many injury cases on behalf of clients. Understanding the devastating impact that a catastrophic injury has, he is committed to providing personalized representation and providing necessary help to his clients during a difficult period of their lives.Mr. Baker truly cares about each client he serves. He takes care of all aspects of each case to ensure that clients can focus on recovery and do not become overwhelmed or misunderstand the legal process. In the courtroom or at the negotiating table, he aggressively advocates for his clients and works hard to protect their rights.Outside of the office, Mr. Baker serves his legal community in various ways. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and past president of the organizations Seabota chapter. He also belongs to the American Inns of Court.After completing his undergraduate degree, Mr. Baker earned his law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville. He obtained his license to practice law in 1978. He is qualified to appear before all Arkansas state courts.
Attorney Joseph Taraska is a senior trial lawyer at the law firm of Morgan & Morgan in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Taraska has several decades of legal experience and practices in the areas of civil rights, ,defective products,, defective pharmaceuticals, health law, hospital law, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, state medical licensure, tobacco litigation, ,wrongful death, and more. He represents clients throughout the Orlando, Lakeland and Tampa, Florida areas.After graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Mr. Taraska earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He later trained at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and served as a medical and legal consultant for the U.S. Air Force. He has been admitted to practice law in the state of Florida since 1977 and is also certified by The Florida Bar as a civil trial lawyer.Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Taraska has served in an advisory role to various Florida health care organizations, helping them with credentialing, bylaws, risk management and other issues. He served on the bioethics committee as well as the foundation board for Florida Hospital, and has lectured and written extensively on the area of health care law.Respected by his peers in the legal profession, Mr. Taraska has been rated AV Preeminent, the highest possible rating, by the peer review service Martindale-Hubbell.Mr. Taraska is a member of The Florida Bar and the Florida chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He also belongs to a number of national organizations including the American Board of Trial Advocates, the American Association for Justice and the Volie A. Williams American Inn of Court.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Michael K. Gillis
Michael Gillis is a founding partner at Gillis & Bikofsky, P.C. He is committed to representing clients throughut the state and on Cape Cod including the areas of Cambridge, Framingham, Natick, Brookline, Hyannis, Boston, Somerville, Wellesley, Needham, Waltham, Plymouth, Brockton and Newton, Massachusetts. He dedicates his practice to handling personal injury and wrongful death cases that involve the following matters: public transportation, car, motorcycle, truck, pedestrian, bicycle and drunk driving accidents; head, spinal cord and catastrophic injuries; birth trauma, surgical errors and other medical malpractice; prescription and pharmacy errors; construction and workplace injuries; unsafe premises; defective medical devices, defective drugs and consumer product safety; and protecting children and the elderly. Mr. Gillis also represents clients in cases involving criminal defense, business consulting, dispute resolution, wage and employment claims, discrimination claims and whistleblower claims.In 1979, Mr. Gillis earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics and graduated cum laude from Boston College. He then received a Juris Doctor in 1982 from Suffolk University Law School, served as president of the Student Bar Association, and was the first recipient of the Wyman Prize for civic involvement.For more than 35 years, Mr. Gillis has been helping people who have suffered because of someone elses error. Early in his career, Mr. Gillis defended large corporations from personal injury claims. This experience has given him a keen insight into how to build a compelling case for victims of negligence. He consistently obtains verdicts and settlements in his clients favor.For his accomplishments, Mr. Gillis has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell, The Boston Globe named him one of Bostons Top Rated Lawyers, Vogue Magazine dubbed him one of the countrys Top Lawyers for women, and The Wall Street Journal has named him one of New Englands Premier Lawyers.A published author and frequent lecturer, Mr. Gillis is on the board of directors for the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and serves as the State Delegate to the American Association for Justice.AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.
Michael J. Dalton, Jr.
A founding partner at OLeary, Shelton, Corrigan, Peterson, Dalton & Quillin, Michael J. Dalton Jr. focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, he assists clients throughout country who have suffered economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that Mr. Dalton has experience with include defective and dangerous products, motor vehicle/tractor trailer crashes, premises liability, and construction site and other workplace injuries. He has been able to obtain tens of millions of dollars in settlements and jury awards on behalf of his plaintiff clients.A St. Louis native, Mr. Dalton has received a great deal of recognition from his fellow attorneys for his successes in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. He has been selected to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 as well as The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and he has been awarded an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo.Majoring in political science, Mr. Dalton attended the University of Missouri and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2005. Remaining in Columbia, he enrolled at the University of Missouri School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2008. Mr. Dalton also holds a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Mr. Dalton is admitted to practice before all Missouri state courts, and he is a member of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and the American Association for Justice. He is also the founder of a nonprofit foundation that provides advocacy and financial support for children in St. Louis and throughout the state.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
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Eric G. Jensen
Mr. Jensens practice emphasizes litigation in the areas of serious personal injury and products liability. Mr. Jensen manages the Springfield Missouri office. Mr. Jensen practices throughout the country and works with Potts offices in Houston and Kansas City to bring your case to trial.
Kenneth F. Fulginiti
Kenneth F. Fulginiti is an attorney at the law firm of Duffy + Fulginiti in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he devotes his practice to personal injury law. He represents victims of catastrophic injury in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties and has handled matters involving motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, product liability and many other issues.Mr. Fulginiti was educated at the University of Delaware, where he earned two bachelors degrees. He acquired his law degree from Villanova University School of Law and has been admitted to practice in the state courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey since 1990. He is also licensed to appear before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.Over the course of his career, Mr. Fulginiti has successfully argued on behalf of his clients against corporations, insurance companies and other law firms, helping his clients to recover numerous significant verdicts or settlements. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization comprised of attorneys who have helped their clients to recover verdicts or settlements of $1 million or more and has been rated AV Preeminent by the respected peer review service Martindale-Hubbell, its highest available rating.Active in professional organizations, Mr. Fulginiti participates in the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the Philadelphia Association for Justice, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the New Jersey State Bar Association. He also holds membership in the American Association for Justice.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
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Jeffrey M. Padilla
Attorney Jeffrey M. Padilla is an associate at the highly respected San Diego law firm of Padilla Law Group, LLP. Mr. Padilla joined the Southern California firm as a law clerk before graduating from law school, and upon passing the bar exam, he continued working at the firm as an attorney. Since beginning his career as a legal professional, he has focused his practice on protecting the rights of victims of others negligence by representing their interests in cases falling under the following practice areas:,Motor vehicle accidents,Product and premises liability,Toxic exposure,Industrial accidents,In addition, he has also represented clients who were victims of business and real estate fraud and negligent misrepresentations.Mr. Padilla earned his law degree from University of San Diego School of Law and was granted admission to The State Bar of California in 2005. Over the past more than 10 years, he has built a reputation as one of Southern Californias most promising young attorneys, causing clients from throughout the Imperial Valley to seek his assistance as they pursue compensation for their injuries and losses.In addition to having earned an excellent reputation, Mr. Padilla has also earned a number of honors. The National Trial Lawyers included him on its list of the Top 40 under 40, and he has a Superb rating from Avvo. In addition, he has received an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.Attorney Padilla is a valued member of the legal community. He is a member of various organizations, including the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego and the San Diego County Bar Association.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Allan F. Davis
Representing people in California, Allan F. Davis focuses primarily on handling cases that involve product liability and other personal injury situations. He is a partner at Robinson Calcagnie, Inc. where he has a track record of obtaining millions of dollars on behalf of those who have suffered as a result of someone elses negligence.This success actually got its start when Mr. Davis earned a Bachelor of Science in microbiology from the University of Wyoming in 1976 – a degree that has proven useful when he handles cases concerning defective medical products. He then received a Juris Doctor in 1982 from the University of Wyoming College of Law. His education did not stop there. In fact, to this day, he continues to learn new trial techniques and other strategies through his memberships with groups including the American Association for Justice, the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association and the Consumer Attorneys of California.Mr. Davis has spent decades recovering compensation for people who have suffered losses. When a client was in a ski lift accident, Mr. Davis secured a $31 million verdict. In another case, a vehicle had defective brakes and was involved in an accident that injured two boys. A trial resulted in a $6.75 million judgment for Mr. Davis clients.In every case, Mr. Davis approaches the issue tactically, but with compassion for those he represents. He knows how devastating these serious injuries are not only to the victim, but also to his or her family as well. His precise and aggressive work in the personal injury field is the reason Mr. Davis holds the respect of clients, colleagues and the community.
Ken W. Harrell
Over the past 30 years, Ken Harrell has diligently defended the rights of personal injury victims and their families in South Carolina and effectively handled countless cases involving car accidents, defective products and workers compensation claims.In 1988, Mr. Harrell graduated with his J.D. from the College of William and Mary School of Law and joined the South Carolina Bar. In 1994, he joined the Joye Law Firm in North Charleston. As the managing partner of the firm, he is responsible for overseeing the firms expanding practice areas.Mr. Harrell frequently writes and speaks at the continuing legal education program of the South Carolina Bar and the South Carolina Workers Compensation Educational Association (SCWCEA). He is the past president of the Injured Workers Advocates association, and is currently the organizations legislative affairs chairman. Mr. Harrell has served on the Board of Directors for the SCWCEA. In 2014, he was honored as one of the nations Top 100 Workers Compensation Lawyers by the Workplace Injury Litigation Group (WILG). He was also honored as the 2015 South Carolina workers compensation Claimants Lawyer of the Year by the Best Lawyers organization. In 2017, Top Lawyers named Mr. Harrell as one of the 25 top lawyers in South Carolina in all areas of practice. In 2018, Top Lawyers identified him as one of the top 10 lawyers in Charleston. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Harrell serves on the board of the Ashley Hall School in Charleston and the Wofford College Parents Board. He has been an active member of the Christ Our King St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Society. He also oversees the Joye In The Community program (,www.joyeinthecommunity.com,). He is an avid Red Sox and Gamecocks fan.
Brian F. Laule
Brian is an attorney focused on civil litigation and dedicated to helping people who have been injured. He enjoys working with people on a personal level, knowing that he helps soften the blow of sometimes tragic situations.