Hire Ogden's Best Personal Injury Lawyers
You can take steps against anyone whose act of negligence has caused you injuries. The lawyers at Gridley, Ward & Hamilton are very experienced in handling personal injury cases. Call us at 801-621-3317 and schedule an appointment.
You can completely focus on your recovery and let us go ahead with the compensation process. Our dedicated attorneys can handle a wide range of cases like a defective product, workplace injury, wrongful death, brain injury and medical malpractice.
About Personal Injury
Personal injury lawsuits are civil complaints filed against another person, business, corporation or government entity. The other party may have acted negligently or carelessly causing an accident or injury to you or a loved one.
Most personal injury lawsuits are settled before the case ever reaches trial. Our experienced lawyers have a thorough understanding of this complex area of the law. We can handle the legal aspect of your case so that you can focus on recovering.
Each state has their own set of a statute of limitations, which places limits on how long after an injury a lawsuit may be filed. In Utah, the statute of limitations varies based on the kind of case. Personal injury limitations generally range from 2-4 years from the date of injury.
Personal Injury Cases
Accidents and injuries are stressful situations, and pursuing legal action can make these matters even more stressful. Our experienced lawyers have a thorough understanding of this complex area. We have listed below some of the more common personal injury cases we handle, so you can stay informed.
Some products can break or malfunction, resulting in an injury. The manufacturer of the product may be held liable for your injuries. Defective products may result from poor design, the use of inferior materials and inadequate warnings of potential dangers.
You may have a defective product case even if the product did not cause an injury. In some instances, the product may break or malfunction, causing damage to property and resulting in a significant financial loss.
When an accident results in the death of a loved one, a wrongful death lawsuit may be pursued. Under Utah law, a close relative or family member of the deceased may file a wrongful death suit against the responsible party.
Wrongful death suits may include car or motor vehicle accident fatalities, workplace injuries, occupational hazard fatalities and fatalities due to a defective product. A lawsuit can recover compensation for outstanding medical bills, funeral expenses and loss of income.
A brain injury can range from mild concussions to severe injuries that require extensive hospitalization and surgery. Brain injuries are common in motor vehicle accidents but can also result from a slip and fall accidents.
A brain injury can cause severe and irreparable damage and symptoms don't always appear immediately. It's important to seek treatment right away and to monitor any changes in mood or behavior in the weeks and months that follow the accident.
When a doctor or other medical professional’s negligence results in an injury, he or she may be sued for medical malpractice. Injuries are common in hospital settings. A surgeon may perform surgery on the wrong side, body part or patient.
A patient may receive too much or little anesthesia, or a doctor may fail to obtain a complete medical history of the patient. A medical malpractice lawsuit can help you recover compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering.