Month: November 2017

Denver Personal Injury Lawyer

Why do I need an attorney?

Most people fail to realize that when they are injured in an accident caused by someone else and that person’s insurance company contacts them that their interests are not being represented. The goal of the insurance company is to settle with you for as little as possible and as quickly as possible. Many individuals are not even fully aware of the extent of their injuries for several days and settling without the benefit of an attorney to protect your rights can cost you considerably. A Denver personal injury lawyer works diligently to obtain the maximum compensation for his clients and will benefit you in the long run.

A family member was seriously made ill due to a staph infection at a hospital. Can they file a claim?

Staph infections in hospitals are becoming one of the leading causes of death in hospitals that were not related to the reason the person went in for treatment. Depending on the circumstances of your family member’s situation, Andrus Hood & Wagstaff can review their file to determine the merit their case may have as a medical malpractice case.

I fell at a restaurant due to something slippery on the floor and injured myself. Do I have a claim?

If there was negligence on the part of the restaurant for failing to properly clean up a spill that they were aware of, you may be able to obtain compensation. However, a careful review of the facts of your accident must be reviewed in order to determine whether a case can be pursued. Reporting such an accident immediately is crucial to a possible settlement.

What is my case worth?

Every case is unique and must be evaluated individually. The extent of your injuries and the degree of the treatment needed has much to do with what your case might be worth. If you suffer long term effects from your injuries and also are unable to work, these are all things to consider in evaluating the value of your claim.

Compensation for Victims of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycles can be easily hit by a negligent car driver or other vehicle on the road merely because they are harder to see. Research indicates that among the most common scenarios for a motorcycle crash is collision in heavy traffic with a larger vehicle whose driver did not observe the motorcyclist sharing the road. If you or someone close to you has been a crash victim on a motorcycle, it is in your best interests to retain a Denver personal injury attorney. Failing to retain an attorney after a traumatic accident may result in difficulties in collecting compensation for damages.

At the offices of Andrus, Hood & Wagstaff, we offer our experience and understanding of the legal system in personal injury claims to those who have been injured in an accident involving their motorcycle anywhere in the Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs and Pueblo areas. Our legal staff has the best interests of our clients at heart and we are dedicated to the protection of our clients’ rights and getting them the compensation they deserve.

Call a Denver motorcycle accident attorney today!
Obtaining competent legal representation can immediately relieve a great deal of the stress surrounding a motorcycle accident by turning over to your lawyer all matters of accident investigators, insurance company representatives or anyone else involved with the post-accident scene and events. Our team understands the hardships attendant with an injury crash and we are here to not only assist in recovering your damages, but providing relief from the stress and emotional trauma by taking the claim process out of your hands.

You or your loved one may have sustained injuries from a motorcycle accident that results in astronomical medical bills for long-term care, or you may be unable to work and support your family. There can be any number of life-altering consequences, any of which may influence the amount of compensation you are entitled to. We can discuss this with you, along with the other details of your case, and help you understand the process. Contact us for a free case evaluation.

Dangerous Drugs, Faulty or Defective Products and Claims

When the FDA approves a medication, one might assume that the drug is safe, and that if there are serious side effects associated with the drug, they will be advised such. When a physician or other medical professional prescribes a specific medication, the individual who uses the drug does not ordinarily believe they are at risk of serious injury. There are, however, many medications on the market that were only found to have unreported, serious side effects at a much later date.

When injury, illness or death results from the use of a prescribed medication or a supplement, it is critical that you get legal help from a product liability attorney familiar with mass tort suits and addressing complex product liability cases. At Andrus, Hood & Wagstaff, our legal team has extensive experience in the product liability arena, and a Denver personal injury lawyer from our firm can provide outstanding legal representation in any of the following types of product liability cases:

Dangerous Drugs & Supplements
The FDA is in charge of approving of the drugs and supplements that are sold in this country, but many of these drugs are later recalled because of severe side effects. If you have been injured because of a defective or harmful drug or supplement, don’t wait to contact a product liability attorney at our firm. Click here to read more about dangerous drugs & supplements…

This highly popular OTC diet supplement was advertised as an effective and safe weight loss supplement, but many people suffered liver failure and Rhabdomyolysis after taking this drug. A number of lawsuits have been filed as a result, and our firm can help if you have suffered any of the harmful side effects of Hydroxycut. Click here to read more about Hydroxycut…

This drug was a huge success for the pharmaceutical company, but led to significant problems for those who took it. Serious injuries and fatalities have been linked to the use of this drug, and our firm can help you seek justice if you have been the victim of these adverse effects. Click here to read more about Advair…

Accutane is responsible for over $1 billion in annual sales and is designed for the relief of serious acne cases. However, there have been many reported harmful side effects of Accutane, and some consumers have suffered bowel disorders, ulcerative colitis and the onset of Crohn’s disease. Click here to read more about Accutane…

The drug Reglan is prescribed and used by over two million Americans, and in cases where usage has exceeded three months, significant and harmful side effects have been reported. The use of this drug has led to a condition referred to as Tardive Dyskinesia, and our firm fights for the rights of those who are suffering from Reglan. Click here to read more about Reglan…

Commonly prescribed to combat depression, Wellbutrin is also used to treat seasonal affective disorder as well. If you or someone you love has suffered adverse side-effects from taking Wellbutrin or its sister drug, Zyban, don’t hesitate to call our firm for caring help. Click here to read more about Wellbutrin…

Medication Lawsuits
Have you suffered adverse side effects from a dangerous or defective drug? You may be able to file a medication lawsuit and seek compensation with the help of a Denver personal injury attorney. Click here to read more about medication lawsuits…

Product Liability Cases
If you have suffered injury from a contaminated, poisonous or defective product, you may be able to seek compensation for your injuries with the help of a Denver product liability attorney. There are different legal claims that you can file, such as negligence or breach of warranty, and our firm will help you protect your rights regardless of your situation. Click here to read more about product liability cases…

Product Recalls
When you purchase a product, you have a reasonable expectation that the product will be safe to ingest or use as directed. Unfortunately, when this does not happen many people can suffer serious and even fatal injuries. To learn about how you can seek compensation for a defective product, call our firm today. Click here to read more about product recalls…

Defective Medical Devices
All of the medical devices that are on the market must be approved by a division of the Food and Drug Administration. If you believe that your product is not working properly, or if you have suffered injury because of a defective medical device, call an attorney at our firm immediately. Click here to read more about defective medical devices…

Shoulder Pain Pump
Some of the most common symptoms of shoulder pain pump injuries include pain to the shoulders, knees or ankles. These symptoms may not appear until months after the surgery, and you are advised to see a physician if you are suffering pain. Our firm has 40 years of experience fighting these companies for full and adequate compensation of our clients. Click here to read more about shoulder pain pump…

Mass Tort
A mass tort is the consolidation of lawsuits to streamline and reduce the cost of litigation. Mass torts have been brought for a variety of defective products, and our firm will fight tirelessly to help you achieve the maximum amount of compensation for your lawsuit. Click here to read more about mass tort…

BP Oil Spill
Have you suffered economic damages from the BP oil spill? This tragedy affected countless fisherman, oil rig workers, property owners and hotel and restaurant owners in a significant way. An oil spill lawyer from our firm can help you seek the compensation you deserve for your losses, so contact our firm for a free consultation. Click here to read more about BP oil spill…

Product Liability Cases: Experienced Legal Team
In some cases, the product liability claim is related to other situations such as toxic spills, consumer products, product recalls or other situations in which a consumer has suffered damage through the use of a commercial product, or through the negligent actions (or inactions) of a corporation. Such cases often are heavily contested by corporate attorneys that are on the payroll of the company in question; it serves clients to have an equally powerful legal team on their side addressing their lawsuit in court.

We have a history of successfully recovering compensatory damages in settlements, verdicts and judgments for our clients who have been the victim of faulty or defective products or corporate negligence. We pride ourselves on the skill of our talented litigators who can bring the case to the jury. A carefully constructed and documented litigation strategy is vital in any case in which a large corporation is facing the possibility of having to pay out a high-value settlement. We invite you to contact our legal team to discuss your case and to advise you of the sequence of actions that will take place in your product liability case.