If you or a loved one has been hurt through negligence or wrongdoing, the Law Office of Joseph P. Bartek is a knowledgeable and trusted personal injury firm that will diligently work to restore your rights and get you the compensation and respect that you deserve through both the negotiation and trial phases of your case. The following is an overview of the areas in which I practice.
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If you or a loved one is injured in an auto, motorcycle or bike accident, it is crucial that you contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. There are important steps that need to be followed in order to protect yourself and make sure that your rights are protected. Do not give a statement to the insurance company of the person who injured you without contacting a personal injury lawyer first. An attorney can help to ensure that you and your loved ones get the medical help that is needed. They can conduct an investigation to locate witnesses and preserve evidence and assess the potential sources of compensation for your losses. The process can be a complex one. Let us guide you through it.
The loss of a life as a result of a personal injury accident is an extremely emotional event. A wrongful death lawyer can provide the guidance necessary to navigate the legal landscape as you and your loved ones go through the grieving process. We have the experience to take care of all legal details and help you receive compensation for pain and suffering, the recovery of loss of earnings brought about by the death or incapacity, reimbursement for medical and funeral expenses, and any other expenses that might have occurred as a result of the death or disability of a loved one. For the purpose of evaluation and collection of evidence, it is crucial that you seek the counsel of a qualified personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Personal Injury is a wide ranging practice area that can include any of the categories below as well as a number of others such as damage from exposure to asbestos and other harmful substances, motorcycle and bike accidents, dog bites, or any other cause of injury to one’s body, mind, or emotions. A personal injury case can take the form of a filed lawsuit or an informal settlement between those involved in the dispute. If you or a loved one has been harmed due to negligence, carelessness, or as a result of a defective product, it is important that you retain the counsel of an experienced personal injury lawyer.
If you or a loved one has been hurt as a result of the negligent acts of a nursing home we are here to help. Nursing home litigation is complicated and detailed work that requires specific expertise. These cases almost never settle without filing suit and litigating the issues. In fact the first thing we do in these cases after gathering all relevant evidence is file a lawsuit. We can always negotiate during litigation but our experience is that there is no point to negotiating a claim prior to filing a lawsuit. The nursing homes do not take you seriously until after you file a lawsuit. We will provide you with the type of aggressive representation it takes to win these cases.
Many times, when a tragedy occurs, some insurance companies will work extremely hard not to pay the ensuing claim. A personal injury lawyer can assist you in collecting what is rightfully due to you and your family. Many types of insurance claims are included. Automobile insurance, home owners insurance, accident insurance, bad faith claims, coverage denial, no fault insurance and disability insurance are just a few of the areas where an experienced personal injury lawyer can be essential. The duties involved can range from issuing a letter to the insurance company to litigation. Counsel for insurance companies often consists of a team of highly experienced lawyers. A dedicated and knowledgeable personal injury lawyer will dramatically increase your chances of success in dealing with your insurance claim case. We are happy to work to help you.
The laws governing injuries caused by defective or dangerous products are different than ordinary injury law. There are a number of potentially liable parties including the manufacturer as well as the wholesale and the retail store that sold the product to the consumer. There are three basic types of defect that can lead to manufacturer or marketing liability: manufacturing defects, design defects, and marketing defects. The laws governing product liability can be very complex. It is crucial to secure the counsel of an experienced personal injury lawyer if you or a loved one has been injured by a defective product. We have the knowledge of state laws and regulations to assess your case and guide you through the process.