Despite an effort by elevator and escalator manufacturers to shift the onus of personal injury onto unsafe riding practices, the American Association for Justice found that the leading cause of injury and death in escalator and elevator accidents is “unsafe design and poor maintenance.”
The demand letter is just the beginning of the negotiation process between you and your attorney and the negligent party’s insurance company. It is essential that you remember the claims process, and the demand letter, in a negotiation.
If you are injured due to negligence or recklessness by another person or company, you may be entitled to compensation to cover the costs of medical treatment, lost wages, and trauma. Let’s examine the purpose of “contingency fees” and how personal injury attorneys use them to prevent their clients from incurring additional financial stress.
The The Law Offices of Evan W. Kohn want to take a moment to update you regarding the recent COVID-19 pandemic that we are all facing. We are sharing the protocols that we are implementing to protect our clients and our staff. Your safety is of the most important.
As a parent, you try your best to prepare for whatever life throws at you. Maybe your child took a spill while learning to ride a bike, or perhaps you have a little daredevil at home. Whatever the case may be, parents know accidents can and will happen.