Colorado Springs Personal Injury Lawyers
In most cases, Colorado Springs residents have the right to seek compensation from any party whose negligence caused their personal injuries. Included in this right is the right to bring your case to court to prove negligence and to demonstrate how much compensation is due.
A "personal injury" occurs when one person is harmed by the negligence of another person, business, or organization. Unintentional accidents are one of the leading causes of personal injuries in Colorado. Car accidents, slip and fall accidents, and on-the-job accidents, may all lead to serious injuries.
Every personal injury case arises from its own unique set of circumstances, which is why it's crucial to choose an experienced attorney who will focus on the specific facts in your case and fight for the compensation you need. At The Bussey Law Firm, P.C., our Colorado Springs personal injury attorneys work to provide individualized representation to each of our clients and will work to win the compensation you need to heal.
Every year, Colorado Springs residents and visitors suffer injuries. Some of the more common ways in which injuries happen include:
- Car accidents;
- Truck accidents;
- Construction accidents;
- Nursing home abuse;
- Pedestrian and bicycle accidents;
- Motorcycle accidents;
- Slip and fall accidents;
- On-the-job accidents; and
- "Wrongful death" accidents, in which an injury claims a life.
Any other type of accident or incident that causes harm to one person through the negligence of another can also be considered a "personal injury," and the injured person may seek compensation from the parties responsible for the accident.
Colorado law imposes a "statute of limitations" on personal injury cases caused by a traffic accident in the state. This deadline gives you three years, in most cases, to file your case in court. The three years typically start from the date of your traffic accident.
It's important to seek the help of a skilled personal injury lawyer in Colorado Springs at The Bussey Law Firm, P.C. as soon as you think you might want to seek compensation. An attorney can help you determine if the statute of limitations has expired and can also help you file your case before the deadline. If you miss the three-year deadline, courts in Colorado may throw your case out without hearing it, which means you lose a valuable chance to prove negligence and seek compensation. An experienced member of our legal team can help you protect your right to file a claim after you are injured.
To receive compensation, also known as "damages," Colorado law requires you to prove that another party was negligent, that their negligence is what caused your injury, and that you suffered losses or "damages" as a result of your injury.
Damages are available in personal injury cases to cover many of the losses an accident typically causes. For instance, damages to cover past and future medical expenses are usually available, in addition to compensation for lost wages - both past and future. Finally, most Colorado Springs personal injury damages awards include an amount for "pain and suffering," to cover the physical and emotional burdens imposed by your injury.
Getting back on your feet after a serious injury isn't easy, and the emotional, physical, and financial recovery following an accident can often be the most difficult part. At The Bussey Law Firm, P.C., our hardworking Colorado Springs personal injury attorneys are dedicated to helping you get the compensation you deserve and are entitled to, so you can focus on getting well. For a free, confidential case evaluation, contact our office today at (719) 475-2555. With our professional assistance, you can receive the resources and support you need to rebuild you life.
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