Our personal injury attorneys represent victims who have been injured through no fault of their own. If you have suffered an injury, Peterson Paletta Balice is here to help.
A personal injury involvesto a person’s mind, body, or emotional state. If you have suffered a personal injury because of someone else’s carelessness, you shouldn’t have to pay for the treatment and/or support you need.
Accidents happen, but you should get more than just an apology if you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence. Our Grand Rapids and Ionia personal injury attorneys can get you the compensation you need to treat your injuries, manage more permanent consequences, or move forward after an irreversible loss.
The term “personal injury” is an umbrella term for many legal cases. There are many scenarios in which you might be injured due to someone else’s negligence.
For example, if you break your leg in a car accident because another driver was texting while driving, you shouldn’t have to pay for your hospital bills. Similarly, if your landlord never salts the sidewalk outside your apartment complex and you have a slip-and-fall accident on the ice, you should be able to hold them accountable.
Our Grand Rapids personal injury attorneys handle a variety of cases, including:
To get the compensation you deserve, you need to file a personal injury claim. You can call our Grand Rapids injury attorneys to discuss your case. We will file a personal injury claim on your behalf and deal with the legal process so you can focus on getting better.
However, your personal injury case has a deadline known as the statute of limitations. The statute of limitations refers to the time after which you can no longer file a legal claim seeking compensation for your injuries. In Michigan, thedepends on what type of claim you’re filing, although in general, it is usually either two or three years after your accident.
Don’t delay in getting the compensation you deserve, or you may never get it at all. Our accident attorneys will handle your case and make sure you never miss a deadline. You can rest easy knowing that we will fight aggressively for your compensation.
Keep in mind that although your personal injury case may resolve out of court, you may have to go to trial to get the compensation you deserve. It helps to hire a personal injury attorney who also has a proven record as a trial attorney. That way, they can represent you if you decide to take your case to trial.
Our personal injury attorneys in Grand Rapids, MI, and Ionia, MI, will fight for you to get the compensation you deserve after suffering an injury due to someone else’s negligence. Call Peterson Paletta Balice today at (616) 957-3540 or contact us online for a consultation.