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A personal injury lawyer is a lawyer who provides legal services to those who claim to have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of the negligence of another person, company, government agency or any entity. Personal injury lawyers primarily practice in the area of law known as tort law. Examples of common personal injury claims include injuries from slip and fall accidents, traffic collisions, defective products, workplace injuries and professional malpractice.
The term "trial lawyers" is used to refer to personal injury lawyers, even though many other types of lawyers, including defense lawyers and criminal prosecutors also appear in trials and even though most personal injury claims are settled without going to trial.

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    Is it important report my personal injuries to my doctor?

    Why I should tell my doctor about injuries I'm suffering from?
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    VIC Loss of Future Earnings - 40% decrease criteria satisfied

    Any answers & thoughts would be appreciated... Scenario: 1. Injury caused a permanent decrease in potential earning capacity greater than 40% 2. 98C IB claim lodged 3. IB Assessment determines 30% permanent impairment Agent fails to issue Notice of Impairment. Time allowed has expired. Claim...
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    My Lawyer advised me to walk away, I'm wanting a second opinion

    I injured my shoulder at work which turned into a public liability claim. Negligence is easy to prove, i can also show that the defendant gave false information trying to minimize his liability. The sticky part is i did have a pre existing injury to my shoulder, 3 orthopedic surgeons said that...
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    VIC Slip in woolies Advice

    Hello, I have a friend who im worried about. He had a slip in a supermarket almost a year ago and said he hurt his knee. The cause of slip was slipping on cream knocked over by a customer almost 10 minutes before he slipped in it (caught on cctv). He went to the dr the next day post slip and...
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    NSW Personal Injury - Bed Bound Because Accident in Public High School

    Three years ago, when I was a year 12 student, I slipped down a set of stairs at a public high school. I suffered shoulder pain and back pain at the time, which have since progressed through increasing nerve tearing and weakness. I am currently completely bed bound, and have difficulty meeting...
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    VIC Personal Injury from Police Dog Attack

    Hi, I'm trying to find a lawyer to represent me in a personal injury claim after a police dog attacked me.. I've been told I have a good chance for the claim but need personal injury lawyers with no win no fee in Vic
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    QLD Car Accident and Personal Injury - What am I Entitled to?

    Had a car accident 8 months ago. I have obtained a personal injury lawyer, but I'm after a second opinion. I have injuries to my neck, back and shoulder. This leaves me unable to drive and sit for long periods of time. It's been difficult to attend appointments and injections in the shoulder...
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    VIC No Win No Fee Lawyer Stopped Acting For Me - What To Do?

    My no win, no fee lawyer ceased on behalf of me. I have a case ongoing in County Court for my Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) insurance personal injury claim. I have trial hearings on 12 February 2015 and I have no lawyer to represent me.
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    NSW Eligible for Compensation for Personal Injury Caused by Unsafe Product?

    Bought a branded glass coffee table from a prominent department store in Sydney. When received the table was filthy. As I was cleaning it - I had to put it on its side as the table was low (close to the floor) - the base dislodged from the table top fell on my leg then on the floor breaking to...
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    VIC Self Represent Personal Injury Claim Before a Magistrate?

    I was knocked over by a horse which was being lead through a 'No Horse zone' at a riding event. This resulted in fractures to my C7 vertebrae. I was in a neckbrace for 7 weeks and suffered greatly. I have sent a letter to the party at fault for my accident stating that I do not wish to involve...