While personal injury cases may arise out of a wide variety of circumstances, victims may suffer terribly from their injuries, from severe pain to the financial hardship of expensive medical bills and lost wages due to an inability to work. In the tragic circumstances involving the death of a loved one, those experiencing grief and anguish require caring, experienced professionals to guide them through the maze of preserving and prosecuting their legal rights. In order to faithfully represent a client, a law firm must be prepared to expend the necessary time and resources which the case requires, and must draw on their knowledge and experience to create and implement a winning strategy and case plan. Meisel Law Group has a proven record in this regard.
Under California law, when a person is injured through the fault of another, the injured person is entitled to be compensated by the party at fault in the amount that will compensate for all the detriment proximately caused thereby, whether it could have been anticipated or not. California Civil Code, Section 3333. Damages in a personal injury case typically include, for example, hospital and medical bills, past and future, property damage, wage loss, loss of capacity to earn, lost profits, loss of employee benefits, attendant care and nursing or other medical services, medical devices such as prostheses, other out-of-pocket expenses, pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, emotional distress, psychological injury, aggravation of pre-existing injury, and predisposition to future injury.
Where there has been a death caused by the fault of another, damages include medical bills; funeral, burial, and related expenses; loss of financial support and services, and loss society, comfort, care protection, companionship, consortium, advice and training. . Ordinarily, the injured party has the burden of proof in such cases; that is the injured party must produce proper evidence proving that another party was at fault for causing the injuries, and for each item of damages claimed.
At Meisel Law Group, our exclusive practice area is personal injury and wrongful death, and we have the knowledge, experience and commitment to present your case and obtain the compensation to which you are legally entitled. Please contact us for a free consultation.