Personal injury cases can become very complex, especially when damages are awarded to the victim. When a favorable verdict is issued in a personal injury case, there can be a lot of confusion as to whether the damages are being paid by an individual, a business, or an insurance agency. It is not uncommon for damages to be paid by multiple parties, but to understand who is responsible, we must understand how personal injury cases work.
Personal injuries from car accidents should seem very simple. The injured party brings a case against the party responsible for causing the injury, and damages are awarded. However, damages can be awarded from multiple parties, following a thorough investigation, including but not limited to:
People who have been injured in accidents involving commercial vehicles may also receive damages from multiple parties, including:
Injuries at the workplace may require individuals to pay damages, the employer’s insurance company, as well as corporate entities. If specific equipment was involved, the manufacturers of those tools or machines may also be required to pay damages.
Damages from medical injury cases can become very complex, with damages being paid by the doctor involved, as well as other medical staff, the hospital or facility, equipment manufacturers, and even government agencies if the injury occurred at a federally-funded location.
Consult Before Filing a Claim
If you have been injured, consult with attorneys who understand the complexity of personal injury cases. At Goodwyn Law Firm LLC, we will work hard on your behalf to get you the compensation you are due from the parties involved. No one should have to suffer from personal injuries, and the team at Goodwyn Law Firm LLC will be with you at every step, looking out for your best interests.