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Posted on April 19, 2018 by

Injured? How to Know When You Should Sue.

When you end up with injuries through no fault of your own, how do you know if you can sue? In order to determine if you might have a case, it’s important to take certain factors into consideration. Keep the following information in mind, and seek legal help from St. Louis personal injury attorneys if you believe that you have the right to sue.

Liable Parties

You might have a legal claim if your injuries occurred due to someone else’s negligence and you are able to provide evidence to support your claim. This evidence could include a police report, incident report or statements made by others who witnessed you getting hurt. You should note that in certain cases, such as a workplace injury, you will be directed to file a workers compensation claim rather than filing a lawsuit.

Types of Personal Injury Cases

The type of personal injury case you have makes a difference in determining if you have a case and who might be at fault. Some of the more common cases include car accidents in which the other driver is at fault, and falls or slips that occur on someone else’s property, such as on an icy sidewalk.

If you have been injured and have reason to believe that someone else was at fault, you might have a case. Please contact the St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman for more help.