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Pascagoula Personal Injury Attorney

If you or your loved one was seriously injured in an accident through no fault of your own, a Pascagoula personal injury attorney at Haug, Farrar & Franco, PLLC can help you get the compensation and closure you deserve under the law.  We are knowledgeable in all areas of personal injury law and have more than two decades of legal experience behind us to pursue any parties responsible for your injuries. Call us today at (228) 872-8752.

The attorneys at Haug, Farrar & Franco, PLLC are also:

  • Strong negotiators and trial attorneys;
  • Current on developments in personal injury case law; and
  • In possession of the manpower and resources to move your case forward.

Contact Haug, Farrar & Franco, PLLC today.  Our personal injury attorneys offer a confidential, no-obligation consultation to answer your questions and address your legal concerns regarding your potential claim.

Why You Need a Pascagoula Personal Injury Attorney

At Haug, Farrar & Franco, PLLC, we know how vital compensation is to victims of personal injury accidents.  That is why we want to ensure you receive an amount of compensation that covers your current and future accident-related expenses.  The personal injury attorneys at Haug, Farrar & Franco, PLLC do this by building your legal claim for compensation.

We do the following, and more, on your behalf:

  • Compile all relevant accident evidence;
  • Hire needed experts;
  • Conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of your accident;
  • Prepare an effective legal strategy for your case;
  • Assess your total losses;
  • Handle all insurance company and creditor correspondence;
  • Negotiate a settlement on your behalf; or
  • Proceed to court with your case.

To learn more about how Haug, Farrar & Franco, PLLC can help with your personal injury case, call now to set up your initial case evaluation.

Types of Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury claims arise from personal injury accidents.  Personal injury accidents include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Car accidents;
  • Truck accidents;
  • Bus accidents;
  • Delivery truck accidents;
  • Wrongful death accidents;
  • Slip and fall accidents; and
  • Medical malpractice.

In a wrongful death accident, an injured victim succumbs to their injuries.  Then, a person with legal standing, usually a family member, stands in their place in a personal injury lawsuit.

Damages in a Personal Injury Claim

When a person or entity acts intentionally or negligently towards another, and that person suffers harm as a result, they may have a personal injury claim for damages.  Filing a personal injury claim is the means by which the negligent, or reckless, party is held responsible for any harm they caused their victim.

Compensation in a personal injury claim may include any of the following:

  • Medical bills, both current and future;
  • Long-term medical care;
  • Loss of income;
  • Loss of earning potential;
  • Physical and psychological therapy;
  • Mental and emotional trauma;
  • Pain and suffering; and
  • The loss of enjoyment of life.

Additional damages may be available depending on the facts of the personal injury case, such as punitive damages or wrongful death damages.

Proving Damages in a Personal Injury Case

The most challenging part of any personal injury claim or a lawsuit is proving the other party was negligent in their actions, and that this is what directly caused the victim’s injuries or losses.  There are four legal elements to a negligence claim.  The victim’s attorney must prove all four.

These are as follows:

  • The offending party owed the victim a duty of care;
  • The offending party breached that duty of care;
  • That breach was the direct and proximate cause of the victim’s injury; and
  • The victim suffered actual damages due to their injury.

Proving liability is often complicated and challenging.  It is a job best taken on by an experienced personal injury attorney like those at Haug, Farrar & Franco, PLLC.

Contact a Pascagoula Personal Injury Lawyer

If you are considering filing a personal injury claim and are unsure if the other party is liable for your injuries, schedule your claim review with Haug, Farrar & Franco, PLLC. Our attorneys can answer any questions you have and start building your personal injury claim. The sooner you call, the sooner we can help you move forward and find closure and peace of mind. Call us today at (228) 872-8752.