Naturally, when we hear our child has been seriously injured in an accident, we fear the worst and hope for the best. No one wants to discover that their kids have been involved in an accident at any level, nonetheless a serious one. To make matters worse, many children are injured as a result of another person or entity’s negligence and lack of care here in the Hoosier state. When this happens, we want details and justice all at the same time. In this case, it is wise to consider making a personal injury claim to recover the compensation your child deserves for the losses, damages, and suffering.
Continue reading to learn what you need to know about finding legal guidance for your child’s personal injury claim in Indiana.
Who Files a Personal Injury Claim for a Minor?
Parents and legal guardians have a constitutional right to pursue a lawsuit on behalf of their injured children or teenagers. If a minor is unjustly and carelessly injured through no fault of their own or even in the situation where your child may be partially at fault but the other driver is at least equally at fault, your child may be entitled to legal compensation for relative damages. Damages general damages, economic and non-economic damages, compensatory and punitive damages, and more. See our blog, “Legal Facts About Pain and Suffering Damages in Indiana” to learn more about calculating pain and suffering damages in a personal injury case.
Wrongful Death or Injury of a Child
When a child is lost due to someone’s negligence or carelessness, it is a wrongful death case. In these intensely sad and devastating cases, parents can recover compensation for pain, suffering, loss of love, loss of affection, loss of companionship, mental anguish, PTSD, lost wages, bills, expenses, and more. If you or a loved one is dealing with an injured child that was hurt as a result of a negligence from a company, person, or product, contact a licensed personal injury attorney for professional and assertive legal counseling and advice.
Talk to a Licensed Accident Lawyer for Professional Legal Guidance
A licensed and experienced personal injury attorney can assist families with injured children with filing a claim against a negligent party’s insurance company. They have the proper resources, knowledge, and experience to successfully win your case and recover compensation for your damages or your child’s damages. Our goal is to recover full and fair compensation for the injuries and damages sustained and suffered by our injured clients. We will handle all negotiations with opposing insurance companies and their adjusters and attorneys in order to settle out of court. If we cannot come to a full and fair settlement outside of court, we will take your case to trial and let a jury decide the case.
The Cost of a Personal Injury Lawyer
Many parents want to pursue a lawsuit or personal injury claim for their children’s accident and injuries, but they do not in fear that they cannot afford legal services. Fortunately, most accident attorneys, such as ourselves, work on a contingency fee basis. This means we do not collect any legal fees unless we prevail and win your family compensation. See our blog, “What are Contingency Fees?” to learn more about personal injury costs.
From the settlement or judgment, you pay the attorney for our services. If we do not win your case, you owe us nothing. Injury lawyers also offer free initial consultations to assess your case and determine your child’s eligibility for remuneration. If they feel you have a valid claim and believe they can win your case, they will represent you for free until you receive your recompense.
Your Trusted Indianapolis Personal Injury Law Firm
Call The Law office of Craven, Hoover, and Blazek P.C. at 317-881-2700 to file a personal injury claim for your child in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our seasoned personal injury lawyers are eager to recover the full and fair compensation you and your child deserve after your minor child has been seriously injured in an accident caused by the carelessness of another. We offer free initial consultations and never collect attorney fees unless we recover for you. Call 317-881-2700 to schedule a time with a licensed Indianapolis accident attorney, today. We represent injured persons throughout the State of Indiana.