Frequently Asked Questions - Personal Injury

I want to file a personal injury claim. What should I do?
If you are thinking about filing a personal injury claim, the first thing you should do is to write down everything related to your accident and/or injury. If you were treated by a physician, you should compile your medical records. Once you have gathered this information, you should meet with an experienced Palm Springs personal injury lawyer, like the lawyers at Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. The legal team at Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. will review your case and then advise you of your legal options. If they feel you should move forward with a personal injury claim, they will help you initiate the legal process.

I have been injured by another person. Can I file a lawsuit?
It depends. In order to file a personal injury lawsuit against another person, you will have to prove that the person acted negligently or recklessly. You will also have to prove that because the person was negligent, you sustained your injuries. This is never easy to accomplish on your own, which is why you will find it most advantageous to work with a personal injury law firm, such as Cohn & Swartzon, P.C.

Why do I need a personal injury lawyer instead of a general lawyer?
Personal injury is a very complex and comprehensive area of law. Most lawyers who have a general practice do not have substantial case experience or training in this unique niche of law, which means they may not be able to produce exceptional results. Instead of taking a chance, people should always work with lawyers who have years of experience in personal injury law when filing a claim. This will not only expedite the process, but ensure that people are provided with representation from lawyers who understand personal injury laws and are able to retain fair verdicts and settlements.

Can I get compensation for my injuries?
If your case is successful, you may be awarded a settlement or verdict which will allow you to obtain compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, injuries, property damage and pain and suffering. However, case results will vary person-to-person.

Why should I work with Cohn & Swartzon, P.C.?
When it comes to personal injury cases, Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. has the experience, skills and training it takes to win verdicts and negotiate settlements. In the past few years, Cohn & Swartzon has retained $45 million in verdicts and settlements for their California clients. If you want to work with Palm Springs personal injury lawyers who are exceptional at what they do, who care about your future and who are committed to success, contact Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. today!

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