Personal Injury Fact Sheet: Personal Injuries Are Everywhere
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, which is the agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System responsible for providing statistical data on the health of Americans, annually records and reports accident statistics across the U.S. Some of the more significant personal injury statistics include:
- The leading cause of non-fatal personal injury across all ages in 2013 involved accidental falls, slips and trips, which accounted for more than 8 million injuries.
- In 2013, non-fatal personal injuries resulting from car, truck and motorcycle accidents accounted for more than 2.4 million injuries to Americans.
- Animal bites were responsible for 1.17 million non-fatal injuries in this same year.
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Personal Injury Incidents
With the number of potential sources of personal injuries so high, there is little doubt that individuals living in Warren County will fall victim to the negligence of another, resulting in an injury. Personal injuries are prevalent, common, and should be handled in a way that gets you the compensation you deserve.
Common Types of Personal Injuries
Whenever a person or a business is negligent, and their negligence causes you harm, you may have a personal injury claim against that person or business, and could be entitled to financial compensation.
Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)
Brain injuries can result from head trauma sustained during an automobile accident or as the result of a slip and fall accident. They can also happen due to the negligence of a physician during a medical procedure or during birth.
Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal cord injuries are a common byproduct of car accidents and motorcycle accidents. Spinal cord injuries are also a common birth injury and can also be suffered after a slip and fall accident.
When a baby is born, a number of different injuries can happen to the child or the mother. Brain, head, spinal cord and broken or fractured bones are all common birth injuries.
Medical Malpractice Injuries
During treatment or surgery, a patient can be injured if the doctor or other medical professional is negligent. Surgical errors, medication errors, misdiagnosis and complications involving anesthesia are typical sources of medical malpractice injuries.
Slip and Fall Injuries
Slips, trips or falls due can cause injuries ranging from bruises to broken bones, to head and spinal cord injuries.
Injuries From Defective Products
Defective products can wreak all kinds of harm to an unsuspecting user. Burns, cuts, abrasions, loss of limb, additional medical problems and other harm can all result from defective products.
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Residents of Warren County become personal injury victims from these sources all the time. If you are a personal injury victim, reach out to our personal injury lawyers. We know what it takes to get you the financial compensation you deserve.
Investigating Personal Injuries Requires Resources
Personal injury cases are unique in that every scenario that leads to a personal injury is different. The facts leading up to the injury, the injury itself, and the harm that it caused you are all unique. That’s why it takes a team of experienced personal injury lawyers to sort out exactly what happened to you and who exactly is liable for your injuries. Conducting a thorough investigation into your claim can be a costly endeavor. But, the professionals at Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C. have the financial resources, knowhow and legal experience necessary to build a strong case on your behalf.
Many people will be involved in the investigation into your claim. In addition to your version of the facts, your lawyers will need to conduct interviews with other people who were involved in your injury, including the person or entity who caused your injury, any potential witnesses, and trusted technical and medical experts in order to determine if your injury could have been prevented if the person or entity that harmed you had not been negligent.
Similarly, collecting the relevant and available evidence to support your personal injury claim is no small feat. It takes a lot of effort and time to acquire evidence such as:
Medical records, lab tests, and other medical test results;
Photographs or video from where the personal injury claim occurred; and
Second opinions and consultations from trusted professionals or consultants concerning your personal injury claim.
For many years, Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C. has provided clients in Warren County with successful and satisfactory legal representation concerning personal injury matters. We have a thorough understanding of the personal injury claim process and have the financial resources and manpower to help build a strong case supporting your claim.
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Over 40 years of Outstanding Results and Hundreds of Millions Recovered for our Personal Injury Victims and Others.
U.S. News & World Report has consistently touted Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C. as a top plaintiff’s trial law firm for personal injury. The lawyers at our firm are dedicated to helping injury victims obtain the monetary damages they need to afford their medical care. This dedication has resulted in clients recovering millions of dollars in compensation. For instance:
Our lawyers are responsible for procuring an $8.5 million jury verdict against Ford Motor Company regarding personal injuries sustained by victims in sport utility vehicle rollover accidents.
Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C. lawyers fought to win a $4.6 million jury award in Philadelphia for a plaintiff who fell 40 feet from a pole while painting.
Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C. attorneys have obtained a $4.5 million confidential settlement for victims in a products liability case involving motor vehicle crashworthiness.
Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C. personal injury lawyers have secured a $3.35 million recovery for a plaintiff who suffered injuries after receiving a Johnson & Johnson pelvic mesh implant.
While results in prior cases do not guarantee similar results in your case the following listing of recent case victories should hopefully provide you with the assurance that we are experienced and know how to get you the compensation you deserve.