Personal Injury Types

There are many types of personal injury lawsuits. You should ask your personal injury attorney to explain all possible causes of action to you before you file the paperwork to start your personal injury lawsuit.

Generally speaking, a personal injury results when the intentional act or negligence of a third party actually causes you a physical harm. Some of the more common personal injuries are listed below.

  • Slip and Fall:  A personal injury suffered because of a property condition which caused the plaintiff to slip and fall.
  • Car Accident:  Injuries sustained in a car accident caused by another person's driving.
  • Medical Malpractice:  A personal injury caused by a medical professional's act or omission.
  • Workplace Injury:  You suffered a personal injury due to a workplace condition.
  • Wrongful Death:  The worst kind of personal injury.
  • Slander and Libel:  An injury to your reputation caused by an untrue statement about you.
  • Animal Bites:  An animal owned or controlled by another person bites or otherwise harms you.
  • Product Liability:  A consumer product causes you personal injury when you are using it.
  • False Imprisonment:  This personal injury arises from someone wrongfully holding you against your will.
  • Assault and Battery:  Someone touches you without your consent or is threatening physical injury.
  • Emotional Distress:  Actions which cause you severe emotional distress, manifesting in a personal injury.