Did you suffer serious injuries as the result of another party’s negligence? We can help.
The attorneys at Need an Injury Attorney Maine assist residents of and visitors to communities all over the Pine Tree State, including Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, Augusta, and many others. Our firm understands the tremendous emotional and financial stress that unexpected injuries can place not just on accident victims, but their families as well. In many cases, people who sustain severe injuries face staggering medical expenses while being unable to return to work. When an injury is the result of the actions of another party, the victim may be able to file a claim to seek compensation for the damage caused.
We can handle your personal injury case.
Whether a person was a driver or a passenger involved in a car accident, truck accident, or some other type of motor vehicle crash, taking legal action can be extremely daunting and confusing. Many personal injury claims involve having to deal with the negligent party’s insurance company, and such insurers will often tell victims that lawsuits are unnecessary. Representatives from insurance companies may offer what seems like generous awards to settle these cases, but the amounts are rarely enough to cover the full lifetime of costs associated with treating the injuries.
You should avoid speaking about your accident with anybody until you have legal representation. Need an Injury Attorney Maine can represent you in conversations with these agents to ensure that nothing is said that devalues your claim. Additionally, our lawyers can handle filing all of the complex paperwork with the proper courts to help you pursue justice.
If you sustained catastrophic injuries or your loved one was killed in any kind of accident caused by the negligence of another party, you should contact Need an Injury Attorney Maine as soon as possible. We offer a free consultation to discuss the specifics of your case.
How can a personal injury attorney help me?
Personal injury lawyers represent victims who have suffered serious injuries because of some kind of negligence. Depending on the specifics of the case, the party that bears liability for the accident may be another individual, company, or other entity. A personal injury attorney will know how to identify the negligent party and work to hold that party accountable. In some cases, it may be possible that multiple parties were at fault.
A personal injury case deals with tort law. A tort is a wrongful act resulting in civil legal liability for the negligent party. Civil legal cases are much different from criminal cases, as victims are often required to prove their claims by a “preponderance of the evidence” (meaning that the greater weight of the evidence favors the plaintiff) or, in some cases, “clear and convincing evidence” (a slightly higher standard in which a claim is substantially more likely true than not true). Both of these burdens of proof are lower than the standard of “beyond a reasonable doubt” that is required to convict people of criminal offenses.
What kinds of compensation can people get in personal injury cases?
A personal injury claim generally involves four elements:
- Duty — The negligent party owed a duty of care to the victim, usually exercising some measure of reasonable care;
- Breach — The negligent party breached the duty of care to the victim by failing to exercise reasonable care;
- Causation — The victim’s injuries were the direct result of the negligent party’s breach of duty; and
- Damages — The negligent party’s breach of duty resulted in actual damages to the victim.
Compensation for the damages caused by another party’s negligence can take many forms, depending on the types of injuries that victims suffer. While some of the most common types of compensation awarded are damages for medical bills and lost wages, additional compensation may be for such claims as property damage, long-term care, or pain and suffering.
We can fight to get you all of the compensation you are entitled to.
The experienced personal injury lawyers at Need an Injury Attorney Maine handle a wide variety of injury claims. We can identify a negligent party and then work tirelessly to obtain the compensation you need and deserve. Our firm handles personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning that you do not pay us anything unless you receive a monetary award.
Our handling of your personal injury case will involve:
- Conducting independent investigations
- Collecting evidence to support your claim
- Negotiating with insurers
- Filing lawsuits, when necessary
- Taking cases to trial
- Filing appeals
Our firm fights for accident victims in Portland, Augusta, Bangor, Lewiston, Biddeford, Auburn, and many other surrounding areas of Maine. We are committed to helping you achieve the most favorable possible resolution to your case.
We will stand by your side throughout the legal process.
Accident victims frequently face a number of overwhelming challenges after sustaining injuries. On top of physical pain and emotional struggles, many victims face a variety of financial challenges that are worsened by the nature of their injuries.
When an accident results in the death of a loved one, entire families may be so overwrought by emotion that they find themselves unable to take legal action. Need an Injury Attorney Maine understands that families need time to grieve in these types of cases, which is why we handle all of the necessary paperwork and court filings on behalf of victims.
Our firm is committed to protecting your rights and working to get you every last dime of the compensation you need and deserve.
Call us for a free consultation.
Just as an accident can occur at any time of day, you too can contact our firm to discuss your case 24 hours a day, seven days a week. While every case is different, it is always in a person’s best interest to retain legal counsel as soon as possible.
Even if you are uncertain as to whether you have a valid personal injury claim, our personal injury lawyers can discuss the specific aspects of your case to help you understand what all of your options are. The lawyers at Need an Injury Attorney Maine provide representation on a contingency fee basis, so you do not need to worry about paying us one cent unless we get you a financial award.
Need an Injury Attorney Maine handles all types of Personal Injury Cases
Whether your injuries occurred in Cumberland County, York Couny, Penobscot County, or any other nearby area of Maine, Need an Injury Attorney Maine can help. Some of the types of personal injury cases we handle include:
- Car Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Wrongful Death
- Commercial Vehicle Accidents
- Uber Accidents
- Bicycle Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Bus Accidents
- DUI Accidents
No matter the degree of certainty you might have about fault for your injuries Need an Injury Attorney Maine can help. Contact our firm right now to take advantage of a free, no-obligation consultation that will allow our lawyers to provide an honest and thorough evaluation of your case.