Personal Injury

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What is Personal Injury?

Personal injury law refers to the legal remedies involved in civil lawsuits brought as a result of wrongful conduct.  Have you suffered an injury or damages as a result of someone else’s negligence? If so, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. James J. Raffa, PLLC has over 30 years of experience in handling personal injury cases in the following specific areas:

  • Auto Accident
  • Bicycle Injury
  • Pedestrian Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Motorcycle Accident
  • Slip and Fall Accident
  • Truck Accident
  • Wrongful Death
  • Assault
  • Dog Bites
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What compensation can I recover in a personal injury case?

Injury victims are entitled to recover damages for losses and expenses suffered from an accident. Depending upon the circumstances of your case, you may be entitled to recover the following:

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  • Medical bills
  • Travel to and from medical appointments
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Temporary or permanent disability
  • Disfigurement
  • Emotional/Mental trauma
  • Property damage

Free Consultations

If you have been injured due to the wrongdoing of someone else, you should seek the advice of a qualified personal injury attorney. An attorney can help you decide if you have a claim, explain your rights and guide you through the process of pursuing a personal injury claim or case. James J. Raffa, PLLC excels in providing excellent service and guidance throughout the entire process. We invite you to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case and options. You and your case will be treated the same way – with respect and close attention.   Contact James J. Raffa, PLLC today for your free, no-obligation consultation. There is no fee unless we win your case.

Tips After an Accident

  1. Call the police.
  2. Get as much information as possible from parties involved and witnesses.
  3. Take pictures (other driver’s license, license plate, other driver’s insurance card, vehicle damage, and scene of the collision).
  4. If injured, seek medical attention as soon as possible.
  5. Call your insurance company. Ask what coverages are available to you.
  6. Don’t give a statement or sign any documents without first consulting with an attorney.