When an individual suffers injuries in an Indiana County incident caused by someone else’s negligence, they have options for justice. At Berger and Green, we represent clients hurt in these cases. We file lawsuits and take cases to trial or aggressively negotiate with insurers to reach an out-of-court settlement. We fight for our clients.
Learn more about how an Indiana, PA personal injury lawyer from our team can help you during a free consultation. We want to discuss your accident and injuries, learn about your case, and assess your next steps. Call us today to learn more.
Berger and Green: Your Indiana, PA Personal Injury Team
At Berger and Green, we have 40 years of experience managing cases like yours. Our team of lawyers works to secure significant settlements and verdicts for our clients hurt in negligence accidents. We understand how the applicable laws work and use them to pursue—and win—payouts for our clients. Our dedication to our clients’ best interests ensures we fight for the money they deserve.
We provide free case evaluations and do not charge upfront fees. Our clients only pay attorney fees when we get a settlement or verdict in their case. We do not ask them to pay before we know the outcome of the claim or lawsuit; it is in their contract that we never will.
Our team represents clients in a wide range of personal injury cases. An insurance claim or lawsuit is possible in almost any situation when one party’s negligence can harm another. Some cases we handle include:
- Traffic accidents
- Slip and falls
- Trip and falls
- Other premises liability claims
- Workplace accidents
- Construction accidents
- Dog bite cases
- Swimming pool injuries and drownings
- Aviation accidents
- Boating injury incidents
- Product liability
- Medical malpractice
- Other general negligence-based claims
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Building an Indiana, PA Personal Injury Case with Our Team
Personal injuries generally occur because of someone else’s negligence. One person makes a careless or reckless mistake, and another suffers physical, emotional, and financial harm. To win one of these cases for our client, we need to show negligence occurred. This requires us to provide evidence to show:
- Duty of care
- Breach of duty
In other words, we need to show that one party caused the incident or accident, which led to the other party’s injuries. Our team knows how to do this in almost any injury incident.
When you work with Berger and Green, you can trust your Indiana, PA personal injury attorney to manage all aspects of your personal injury case. We investigate what happened, gather evidence of fault and liability, and ensure we have strong support for your case. Then, we employ strategies to help us recover the money you deserve based on your economic and noneconomic damages. These could include:
- Medical bills
- Tax records to show missed income
- Other documents showing expenses or losses
Once we have a strong case and understand the possible settlement range of your case, we have two options:
- Demand the insurance company representing the at-fault party pay appropriately
- File a lawsuit in an Indiana County court and prepare the case for trial
Most cases settle without going to trial. This is true even in cases where we file a lawsuit. Instead, the liable party or their insurer agrees to pay a sum within our fair settlement range.
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Damages Potentially Recoverable with Our Indiana, PA Personal Injury Lawyer
Each personal injury case has many unique factors that make it substantially different from others. For this reason, we cannot estimate how much your case might be worth. There is simply no way to know the potential value of your expenses and losses early on.
As our team navigates the process of building a strong case, we gather evidence of the client’s damages, too. This allows us to determine their expenses and losses. Using this evidence, along with expert assessments and other proof of future and intangible damages, we estimate a value for the settlement. Then we know when the insurer is offering enough.
The potentially recoverable damages in these cases frequently include:
- Medical bills
- Future treatment and care costs
- Related expenses
- Income losses, current and future
- Property damage
- Pain and suffering and other intangible losses
Wrongful Death Damages in an Indiana, PA Incident
Sometimes, a victim passes away from severe injuries or complications. When this occurs, their family could have the option of holding the negligent party legally responsible through a wrongful death claim. Our attorneys handle these cases, as well. We can discuss your options with you for free.
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Understanding the Timeline for an Indiana, PA Personal Injury Lawsuit
Generally, we need to move as quickly as possible after an incident causes your injuries. We know you need money to pay bills, and we can often build a stronger case when we work quickly. A lot of evidence disappears in the first days and weeks following an injury accident. This includes video, eyewitness statements, and evidence from the scene.
Most cases settle without going to trial, but we prepare each claim like it might. We want the strongest evidence possible to support our case against the negligent party. Then, if we need to sue, we already have much of the evidence necessary to hold the at-fault party legally liable.
A two-year deadline usually applies in personal injury cases in Pennsylvania, under Pa. C.S.A. § 5524. We ensure our clients meet this deadline when possible. This is essential in protecting their right to fair compensation.
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Discuss Your Indiana, PA Personal Injury Case with Our Team Today
Berger and Green offers free consultations for personal injury victims and their families. Our team will assess your case and options, explaining how our team uses legal strategies to help clients with cases like yours seek and recover compensation for their injuries, expenses, and losses.
Contact us now to speak with a team member about your next steps. We have someone ready to take your call now.
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