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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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    No Safety Glass in Rental Property Door - Personal Injury Case?

    Recently, my 18 year old walked through a glass door in our rental house that he thought was open. He almost died. Here is the article from our local paper describing the incident. The article from the paper copied. My son is now home recovering with 66 stitches on the outside of his body and...
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    Workcover Personal Injury Claim - Why are Tax Returns Needed?

    Just a quick question ... I have a lawyer and barrister. I'm going through a Workcover personal injury claim already over 2 years. Finally, a hearing date has been set which will be 2.5 years. My question is my lawyer called me for my prior years of tax returns dating back to 2008 to current...
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    Ambulance Chasers - Personal Injury Lawyers?

    So glad I heard about this site. We were having a dinner party the other evening and one of our friends was recently injured in his workplace. He works on building sites and he said that he had been told by his workmates that he should see a Personal Injury Lawyer. We were then told by C that...
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    Workers Compensation Fraud?

    I suffered a work related spinal injury nearly 3 years ago. Specialists have told me that surgery is not an option and that the injury will never heal. I've been told to expect that the rest of my life will be living on pain medication and sleeping pills. I see a shrink most weeks and a GP...
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    Melanoma Stage 4 - Personal Injury Claim?

    Have been going to the doctors for a few years getting skin spots/cancers cut out on my head / face / shoulders and upper back. Doctor sent me to a specialist and he has now told me that I have Stage 4 as it has spread in my body. He has strongly suggested that I engage personal injury lawyers...
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    Injured Back at Work - Will Personal Injury Lawyers Help?

    Hi there, I've been off work for over a month now after really injuring my back at work. I'm wearing a brace and can't do much of anything except rest. I was working part-time at my job. Still not sure if this will be something I have to deal with for the rest of my life. Will personal injury...
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    Child Injured from School Equipment - Personal Injury Lawyers?

    My 6 year old slipped and fell when he was playing on the school play equipment during his lunch break. The doctor has confirmed that he's fractured some of the bones in his leg close to the joint where the growth plates are. He may have stunted bone growth in the future. I've taken photos of...
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    How to Make a Personal Injury Claim?

    Hi all personal injury lawyers. I need to help my mum with a personal injury claim. What's the process when making a claim?
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    Tips for Choosing Best Personal Injury Lawyers?

    How do I choose the best personal injury lawyers or compensation lawyers (ideally no win no fee lawyers) for my claim? I was involved in a car accident about a week ago and I suffered multiple injuries, which mean that I'm unable to work and it looks like I'll need lots of rehab and other...