If you have been injured due to someone else’s recklessness, there are steps you must take to ensure a successful case. Therefore, it is crucial that you work with an experienced personal injury attorney. At Mauk, Miller, Hawkins PLLC, in Boise, ID, our lawyers have the experience necessary to take on the most complex lawsuits. We handle all types of personal injury cases, including car accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, product liability, and wrongful death. We understand that these situations can be stressful, and often traumatic. With compassion and sensitivity, we will investigate the circumstances surrounding your injury. After determining liability, we will fight tirelessly to obtain the justice and the financial compensation that you deserve.
Who Is Protected by Personal Injury Law?
If you or a loved one was injured because of someone else’s negligent behavior, you may benefit from a personal injury lawsuit. To have a viable case, you must be able to prove that another party acted recklessly or carelessly. You must also show that you suffered financial harm as a result of the accident. If you have been involved in any of the following types of situations, you may be eligible to pursue a personal injury lawsuit:
- The driver or passenger of vehicle when another driver runs a red light, causing a collision
- A guest or customer who trips over uneven stairs in a business
- A driver or passenger who was injured due to a defective brakes or steering
- A child who was injured due to a defective car seat
- A car owner who suffered property damage because of an auto accident
How Can a Personal Injury Lawsuit Benefit You?
We know that pursuing a personal injury lawsuit will not restore your health or mobility. However, we can help you recover some of your financial damages, including:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Long-term loss of income
- Loss of financial support for dependents
- Physical or occupational therapy
- Psychological counseling
- Funeral costs
- Property damage
We may not know the total value of your case at the beginning, but we do want you to obtain the full amount to which you are entitled. We will conduct a complete consultation to determine how much your case may be worth. It may help to keep a "Life Impact Journal," in which you record the ways in which your accident has affected your life – physically, mentally, and emotionally.
How Our Attorneys Can Help
Personal injury cases can be complicated. If you are suffering from pain or decreased mobility, taking on a legal case may seem overwhelming. Our attorneys will handle every detail of your lawsuit, eliminating the stress from the process. In Phase 1 of your case, our focus will be on your recovery. We will make sure that you get the highest-quality medical care. If needed, we will help you find specialists so that you can avoid chronic, long-term health problems.
"At Mauk, Miller, Hawkins PLLC, we will not charge a fee unless we win your case."
In Phase 2, we will gather information and investigate the details of what happened. Then we will present a demand package to your insurance company. Typically, the company will respond with a counteroffer. We will continue to communicate with your company until we believe that you have received a fair offer.
Though we will first attempt to settle through negotiation, we are not afraid to go to court. This process can take about one year, but will depend on the specific details of your case. At Mauk, Miller, Hawkins PLLC, we will not charge a fee unless we win your case. At that point, you will pay us a percentage of your damages.
Schedule Your Consultation Today
Following a personal injury, you deserve the best possible legal counsel. Contact Mauk, Miller, Hawkins PLLC today to schedule a consultation and find out if you have a viable case.
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