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.