consulting a law firm, one of the most important things to consider is whether
or not you have a solid case. While this can be discussed extensively with an
attorney, there are some basic criteria that need to be in place in order to
increase the likelihood of a successful personal injury case outcome. The following
is an overview of the five top areas to consider:
first and most important point to look at is whether or not another specific
party (or parties) was at fault in your scenario. Was an individual,
business or organization negligent, careless or unsafe in their actions? Was
there medical malpractice or a defective product experience due to negligence?
Was harmful action taken deliberately by a party that resulted in injury or
determine if the negligent, careless, unsafe or deliberate actions of the other
party caused quantifiable injury. The injury can be physical or emotional – or
both. Possible damages in the case can also include loss of wages, property
damage and costs associated with medical bills.
there sufficient proof to show the other party is at fault and is the source
and cause of the damages that were inflicted? Do you have photo or video
evidence? Are there sufficient records of the facts in the case that can be
submitted as evidence? Are there reputable witnesses that can be called to
long ago did the incident occur? Is it within the appropriate “statute of
limitations” for your state which will allow you to have a valid case? It’s
very important to consult with a legal professional in order to verify the
facts of your case and ensure that you are within the relevant deadlines. A law
firm is your best source of information for these types of specifics regarding
your goal is to collect a financial payment or reward for the damages suffered,
is there a viable possibility of actually collecting on the case financially?
The most likely source for collecting damages would be from an insurance policy
or from the coffers of a well-funded individual, company or organization.
Verify that a financial reward will be possible for your case (and for the
amount sought) if this is indeed your goal in going forward with the case.
Filing a law suit is a major decision not to be taken lightly. You might not be
sure if your situation has all of the elements for a successful outcome. These
five areas can help to give you a better sense of whether or not your case is
A professional law firm can give you even more specifics tailored to your
particular situation. Contact Fitch & Stahle
insights and advice to help you determine if you have a strong legal case.