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The Process Of Filing A Personal Injury Lawsuit In Colombia
So many people get injured everyday because of the negligence of others. The only legal route a person is advised to follow if he/she gets hurt due to someone else’s negligence is to sue them.
A writ of Summons and Statement of Claim are to be filed in a court of law before suing a person or partnership. Pleadings are just a legal term that is used to refer to both the Writ of Summons and the Statement of Claim in a court of law.
Individuals looking to file an injury case more often than not get a free consultation with a professional lawyer. This opportunity of getting a free consultation with a professional lawyer is very rare and you are therefore highly advised to take advantage of it and learn everything you can about your case. You may even in the end decide to hire the lawyer to represent you in a court of law.
You can decide to consult with a lawyer but later not hire them to represent you in court. You will however be required to pay for the consultation services that they have offered you. It is always a smart move to make sure whether or not the consultation services offered by the lawyers is free or not.
Legally, personal injury is when someone inflicts or damages any part of your body, mind, or well being. When an personal injury case is filed in a court of law, the proved guilty party is often required to compensate the injured individual in monetary value.
You will find out that hiring the services of an attorney or personal injury lawyer will prove to be very beneficial to you as these kinds of cases are more often than not very complicated.
Personal injury lawyers always handle these types of cases efficiently as they are professionally trained specifically on these types of cases. Personal injury lawyers specialize in burn cases, brain injury, wrongful death, pedestrian accidents, and slip and fall cases.
You may also decide to contact firms that deal with specialized cases if you do not fancy independent lawyers.
We will now look at ways in which these kinds of cases are often settled in a court of law. The structured settlement is a common way of settling these personal injury cases. Many cases in courts today take a very long time in order to be concluded including personal injury cases. Patience therefore is a very necessary virtue for anyone looking to file a case in the near future, be it personal injury or any other type. You should also be well aware that you will be required to have a budget in order to pay the lawyers of firm that will represent you in court.