Lehigh County, PA Personal Injury Lawyer

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    “Personal injury” is a broadly defined term that encompasses any physical or mental harm to another person. A personal injury lawsuit is a claim filed in civil court to hold someone accountable for conduct that caused an injury. Our Lehigh County personal injury lawyer is prepared to represent hurt individuals in seeking compensation for the harm they suffered.

    Serious injuries often result in long-lasting physical problems and financial strains. If you were injured due to the conduct of another person or entity, our experienced Pennsylvania personal injury lawyers will fight for your just compensation. Call the Reiff Law Firm at (215) 709-6940 to schedule a free appointment.

    Common Personal Injury Lawsuits in Lehigh County, PA

    People are hurt in a variety of ways throughout Lehigh County. It is not uncommon for a person to suffer a severe injury while driving their car, walking and falling on a sidewalk, or undergoing a routine medical procedure. The Reiff Law Firm has represented hundreds of people injured through no fault of their own. Below are just a few of the types of cases that we handle.

    Motor Vehicle Accidents

    Cars remain one of the most efficient and economical ways to travel. People in Lehigh County use their vehicles for work, pleasure, and household errands. However, driving involves a level of risk, and car accidents are one of the most common causes of personal injury lawsuits. Motor vehicle accidents in Lehigh County involve more than cars – trucks, motorcycles, buses, and ATVs are often involved in accidents.

    Medical Malpractice

    People in Lehigh County trust their doctors, medical professionals, and healthcare providers to make decisions that will positively address their underlying pain and medical conditions. Despite the anticipation of receiving proper care, medical mistakes occur that adversely impact the lives of patients – sometimes resulting in their death. Medical malpractice includes misdiagnoses, surgical errors, and mistakes in prescribing or dispensing medication. Medical errors often lead to unforeseen medical complications, extended hospital stays, additional surgeries, and birth injuries. The Reiff Law Firm has the experienced attorneys, resources, and medical experts available to prosecute your medical malpractice claim.

    Slip and Fall

    While everyone will tell you to call a lawyer after a car accident, the one type of injury that is commonly depicted in the media is a “slip and fall.” Even though these types of injuries are often portrayed for comedic effect, many people in Lehigh County are seriously hurt because of an unexpected fall. When a property owner or manager fails to keep their public walkways in a safe manner, they create an unreasonable risk. Injuries commonly occur because of spills in supermarkets, oil slicks around gas stations, uneven sidewalks, among other unsafe conditions.

    Products Liability

    When you buy a product, such as a vacuum, you anticipate it will properly function. You do not expect any product you purchase to cause an injury. Unfortunately, if there was a defect in the design or manufacture of a product, it could cause an injury. Additionally, products that lack adequate warning labels or operating instructions also could pose an unreasonable risk to the purchaser or user. If you are physically harmed due to the malfunction or misuse of a product, it could be possible to hold the manufacturer or other party in the chain of custody liable for any damages you sustained.

    Premises Liability

    Injuries can occur because of a poorly maintained property. Uneven steps, cracked sidewalks, or missing hand railings could lead to severe injuries. Property owners, landlords, and property managers have a responsibility to keep their properties in a reasonably safe condition. If you are injured because of inadequately maintained or unsafe premises, contact our experienced Lehigh County personal injury attorney.

    Establishing Fault for Your Injuries in Accidents in Lehigh County, PA

    A crucial part of any successful personal injury lawsuit is determining who or what is responsible for your injury. Establishing fault typically depends heavily upon the exact circumstances of your injury – whether it is the negligence of another driver or an inexcusable mistake by your physician. Our attorneys and staff will thoroughly review all the evidence, accident and police reports, medical records, and eyewitness and expert testimony to help determine liability in your case.

    When multiple parties are involved, establishing fault could be challenging. If a mistake occurred during surgery, our attorneys would have to examine the chain of events that lead to your harm. A medical mistake could begin with an inaccurate diagnosis, requiring an unnecessary surgical procedure. Additionally, a medical chart could have been erroneously switched, resulting in a surgical error. Finally, the surgeon or other member of the surgical team could have made an unjustifiable mistake when operating. You need a skilled Lehigh County attorney with the knowledge and resources to piece the puzzle together.

    Liability in Lehigh County Personal Injury Lawsuits

    After fault is established, to hold a defendant liable in a personal injury claim, our Lehigh County attorney must prove the conduct was negligent. To show negligence, the injured party must demonstrate four elements.

    • Duty of care
    • A breach of the duty of care
    • The breach caused the injury
    • The injury resulted in actual damages

    Our attorneys understand the importance of establishing negligence and will use the evidence related to your injury to help prove the behavior that caused your harm was negligent.

    Call Our Lehigh County, PA Personal Injury Lawyer for a Free Consultation

    Our experienced Pennsylvania attorneys are prepared to represent you if you have been injured because of someone else’s negligent conduct. Severe injuries could have far-reaching negative physical and economic impacts. You deserve just compensation, and our Lehigh County personal injury lawyer will fight for your rights. To schedule a free, confidential appointment, call the Reiff Law Firm at (215) 709-6940.

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