Choosing the right accident and personal injury lawyer is an important decision. Accident and injury claims often require an understanding of medical problems and disability, engineering data, and insurance coverage. Your accident and injury lawyers at Cannon Law, P.C. have the knowledge and experience necessary to investigate your claim and understand your injury and the impact it is having on your life. We know how to negotiate on your behalf with insurance companies and vigorously represent you in trial.Read more…
Defective Drugs and Products
In our modern world, death and serious injury from product and drug defects are not unusual. A drug or product may have been designed or tested improperly, manufactured improperly or may be marketed in a way that fails to warn users of hidden danger associated with the product or drug.
Claims for death and serious injury caused by defective drugs and products require a high level of skill by an attorney. Extensive research into the manufacturing process and the hiring of experts is often necessary and should be done as early as possible. Often the defect is not known until an investigation following a catastrophic injury or death reveals a link between the product or drug and the injury. Read more…
Frequently Asked Questions
What damages are available if I’m injured?
Damages are money compensation awarded to a person who has any past, present or future injury caused by another person. These damages typically can include medical expenses, loss of earnings, pain and suffering, scars or disfigurement, loss of use of a part of the body and permanent injury. In some situations punitive damages and damages for loss of consortium may also be awarded.
No personal injury case is like another and the amount of the types of damages that may be available and the amount of damages that may be awarded are heavily dependent upon the facts of your particular case and applicable law. In addition, it is not uncommon for a jury to reach a compromise verdict on damages when there is a dispute over the cause of your injury.
Laws governing the types of damages that may be awarded in a personal injury case and the rules of evidence used to prove those damages are complex. Settling a personal injury claim before an attorney has an opportunity to carefully determine what damages may be available is not recommended. Read more…
Client Injury Journal
It is important to keep an accurate record of your medical treatment, medications, lost wages, daily activity and out of pocket expenses to use in presenting your claim. Click here for a Client Injury Journal you can use to record this helpful information.