20) Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez used to play a personal injury lawyer. What is a personal injury lawyer? let’s see some answers. Basically, a personal injury case or claim is just what it sounds like, an injury that occurs to your person body, mind, or emotions, and not your property, due to someone else’s carelessness. For example, if you are in a store and a large box falls off a rack onto you causing you to break your leg and also break your watch, then you may have a personal injury claim against the store owner for your physical damage. But not for the damage to your watch; that would be a property damage claim against the store owner. A personal injury from a car or truck accident is any type of claim where a person has been injured due to someone else’s carelessness. As with the watch in the above example, if only your car or truck was damaged, then you don’t have a personal injury case however, you may have a property damage case. If both you and your vehicle have suffered injuries, then you have two claims, personal injury and property damage. The law has a special name for someone whose carelessness causes injury or death, it is called being negligent. People, corporations, and governmental groups can all be held responsible for their actions or negligence. When the accident was the fault of someone else, then the injured party may be entitled to monetary compensation (money), from the person who was careless. Before you are awarded any recovery for your injury, it must be proven that the careless person or business that caused the accident was actually negligent. This is called proving liability or responsibility. This is what personal injury lawyers do. A skilled personal injury lawyer will also help you prove your injury case even if the other party claims you were at fault. By using investigators, accident reconstruction experts, and witness interviews, your The Keating Firm personal injury lawyer can prove who caused the accident and convince the insurance company or jury of what really happened. A top notch attorney should have an in depth understanding of many different fields of study, such as: medicine, vocational rehabilitation, biomechanics, economics, engineering, and accident reconstruction.
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