Many people experience a personal injury at some point in their life. Personal injuries are described as injuries to the body, mind, or emotions. They can be caused by a car accident, trucking accident, a slip and fall, and many other types of accidents.
There are also personal injury cases that involve recalls of defective products, as well as industrial disease cases like, emphysema, mesothelioma, and asthma.
Heuser & Heuser is a personal injury law firm that consists of experienced attorneys who fight on behalf of injured victims every day.
Do You Have a Case?
If you have been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you have the right to seek compensation for your damages. You have the best chance of receiving the maximum amount of compensation you’re entitled to when you have the help of our Pueblo personal injury lawyers at Heuser & Heuser. When you call us, we will do everything we can to get you what you deserve.
Our office accepts the following cases:
- Soft Tissue Injury
- Brain Injury
- Back and Spinal Injury
- Trucking Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Car Accidents
- Product Liability
- Premises Liability
- Wrongful Death
Liability and Negligence
When filing a personal injury claim, there are two crucial factors that need to be examined. Who was liable for the accident? And were your injuries the direct result of the other party’s negligence? The answers to these questions will determine whether or not you’re entitled to compensation.
In a personal injury case, someone is usually liable, or at fault, for the other party’s injuries. This can mean they are legally and financially responsible for the victim’s damages. However, if both parties shared fault for the accident, the amount of compensation the injured victim can receive may reflect that. In order to prove fault, it must be demonstrated that your accident was caused by the other party’s negligence.
Negligence refers to the carelessness of the party at fault in a personal injury case. If an individual fails to take reasonable care to avoid causing damage to another person or their property, he/she would likely be considered negligent. If you were hurt in an accident and would like to seek compensation, you will have to prove your injuries were a direct result of the negligence of the other party.
Types of Damages You Can Recover
Compensation for personal injury claims can be awarded to cover expenses related to your accident. This can include:
Economic damages are expenses that can be calculated. Theoretically, you will tally up all the money your injury cost you and hand the bill to the liable party’s insurance company.
Economic damages include the following:
- Past and future medical bills
- Past and future loss of wages
- Property repairs or replacement
- Costs associated with canceled plans and more
Noneconomic damages, on the other hand, are challenging to put a price on. They refer to the emotional impact your accident has had on your life, such as post-traumatic stress disorder.
The noneconomic damages you can seek to recover include the following:
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Loss of consortium
- Permanent Impairment
These damages are difficult to obtain without the help of an experienced attorney.
The Role of an Insurance Adjuster
After an accident, you will have to turn to an insurance adjuster in order to receive compensation. It’s important to remember the adjuster works for the insurance company, not you. With this in mind, insurance adjusters usually attempt to pay injured victims as little as possible. They have been known to strong-arm clients into settling for less money than they deserve.
Having an experienced attorney on your side who is familiar with insurance adjusters’ tactics will ensure you aren’t taken advantage of. While insurance companies will try to pay less for your claim, they usually don’t want to spend the time or money that it takes to go to court. An attorney can show the insurance company that you mean business and aren’t afraid to take your case to court. Oftentimes, the threat of a lawsuit can push insurance adjusters to offer you a fair settlement.
How Can a Personal Injury Law Firm Help You?
If you have been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, a personal injury attorney can help you receive the compensation you, otherwise, may not have known you were entitled to. An attorney will help you gather all the documents required to build a strong case.
Our attorneys at Heuser & Heuser will investigate your claim to seek the maximum amount of compensation possible. We will also field phone calls from insurance companies trying to persuade you to settle, so you aren’t strong-armed into less than you deserve. If a fair settlement cannot be reached, your lawyer will fight for you in court and strive to obtain fair compensation. We care about our clients, and we aren’t happy unless they are.
How Much Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Cost?
While every case is different and outcomes will vary, one thing remains true with every case at Heuser & Heuser. We don’t get paid unless you do. We work on a contingency basis which means our payment is contingent upon whether or not we make a recovery for you. If no recovery is made, then we don’t get paid.
We also offer free case evaluations so you don’t have to worry about paying expensive hourly legal fees in order to recover your losses.
Heuser & Heuser Serves Pueblo, Colorado
The Heuser brothers are dedicated to providing excellent service through open communication and respect for our clients. With more than 30 years of legal experience, we are prepared and qualified to handle any personal injury case that comes our way.
If you have been injured in an accident, don’t wait to call our Pueblo personal injury lawyers. At Heuser & Heuser, we’ll review your claim and get to work right away if we are able to help.
Our team serves the residents in Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak, Pueblo, the Arkansas Valley, and across the Front Range. You can schedule a consultation with one of our practicing attorneys by calling (719) 543-9999 or completing our free online contact form.