Where there is negligence, there must be a lawyer

If you have suffered any personal injury in Wichita, be it physical or emotional, as a result of the negligence of another party, then you will need a lawyer to represent you. Negligence is often thought of as something only can be done by another person, but the government or a company can also be negligent.

Personal injury cases are pled under a classification in law called “tort.” Tort law is that legal remedy that includes civil misdeeds, damage to a person or the person’s property, reputation, rights or reputation. When you suffer a personal injury in Wichita, your attorney will be schooled in all facets of law but will be a specialist in automobile accidents, injuries, which are work related, product defects, medical malpractice and similar issues, which fall under tort law.

The state bar association sets the standards and the code of conduct that guides the attorney in the pursuit of justice for his client. When an attorney has passed the bar and received his license to practice, he is free to draft complex legal documents, plead cases in court on behalf of his client and give legal advice to victims of personal injury caused by negligence.

Rarely do you see a lawyer who specializes in personal injury work for the defendant; the personal injury lawyer usually works for the plaintiff. Once the lawyer has been contacted by an individual who feels he has a case, the lawyer will evaluate the facts and identify those issues which will allow him to build a strong case on behalf of his client. The attorney’s sole responsibility is to work diligently on behalf of his client in obtaining justice and a corresponding award for the loss they have had or the suffering they are subjected to.

Although the lawyer has no qualms about taking his client’s case into the courtroom, most personal injury cases are settled out of court. During the time when out-of-court negotiations are taking place, the lawyer must conduct himself in accordance with the code of confidentiality that exists between the lawyer and his client. The lawyer is bound to protect his client’s rights and to work diligently in seeing that he receives adequate compensation.

The educational demands to become a lawyer are very strict and demanding. Once the student has obtained a four-year degree he then moves on to law school where an accredited degree will be earned. Once degreed, he must sit the bar examination and should he pass, he becomes a licensed lawyer,and he is free to practice law.

If you have received a personal injury in Wichita where you think gross negligence was the cause, then you are well advised to seek the services of a lawyer who has taken personal injury cases to be his specialty.

At the law firm of Prochaska, Giroux & Howell, the practice is personal injury in Wichita. If you have suffered an injury due to negligence, from a faulty product or due to a medical error, then you are invited to contact them.

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