A number of situations can result in an accident injury claim including, but not limited to, the following: motor vehicle accidents, motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians, slip and fall accidents, public transportation accidents and wrongful death.
To establish an accident injury claim, the following conditions must be met:
- You’ve suffered a physical, mental or emotional injury.
- The injury was caused by the fault or negligence of someone else, be it a person, company, municipality, etc.
- The injury inflicted must have monetary value. You are entitled to damages for pain and suffering, lost wages or loss of housekeeping capacity, out-of-pocket expenses including medical costs, the cost of any future care, the loss of income earning ability in future, etc.