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Personal injury refers to a situation where someone has been injured or killed by the wrongful act of another. In the United States, thousands of personal injury lawsuits are filed annually.
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, more than 31 million people sustain injuries that require a doctor’s care, nearly two million people require some hospitalization, and approximately 160,000 people die annually from their injuries. The leading causes of personal injury include:
For you to seek damages, your injuries do not need to be physical. If you have been subjected to extreme emotional distress or verbal abuse, you may be entitled to compensation. In addition, if a family member’s death resulted from negligence, surviving family members can file personal injury lawsuits for emotional pain and suffering.
If you suffered from depression following the wrongful death of a loved one or experienced nightmares and insomnia following a car accident, you may have needed to seek help from a counselor or psychiatrist. These types of injuries are examples of emotional suffering and you would be entitled to compensation.
Have you sustained personal injuries due to someone else’s negligence? If so, we may be able to help.
Weitz & Luxenberg is one of the largest personal injury and mass tort plaintiffs’ firms in the country. Over the years, we have represented tens of thousands of individuals and won billions of dollars in damages for our clients.
We realize your choices may feel overwhelming, and navigating a complex legal system can feel daunting. In selecting the firm to represent you, be sure to ask the right questions. What experience can this firm offer me? And, what is this firm’s philosophy toward working with its clients?
With our proven record of success, we believe Weitz & Luxenberg stands out and can offer you the expertise you deserve.
As a nationally recognized personal injury law firm, Weitz & Luxenberg is committed to helping clients win cases. For more than 25 years, we have dedicated ourselves to holding irresponsible practitioners accountable, and we have won $17 billion for our clients.
We would feel privileged to assist you. For a free consultation and more information about your legal options, please call us at 800-476-6070. If you prefer, you can complete our form, and our client relations representative will contact you shortly.
W&L's Medical Malpractice team has worked on more than 1,000 lawsuits for wrongful death, injury and misdiagnosis. Headed by attorney Allan Zelikovic, in 2013 they recovered $7 million for clients.
A NY woman was misdiagnosed with ovarian cancer and died from a ruptured appendix. W&L received a large settlement for her family.
We won a settlement of $500,000 for a woman whose uterus was damaged during a surgical procedure.Personal Injury and Malpractice
The loss of my husband Albert in 2009 was magnitudes of grief and tragedy. Gone was the love of my life. But also gone was the adored grandfather of a mentally and physically disabled child who had lost her own father -- Albert's and my son -- just two years before. If not for Weitz & Luxenberg, what's left of my family would never have had the opportunity to see justice done. I really believe that.