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✓ 98% Success Rate - Attorneys with a track record that shows they personally care about every case and go the extra mile every time.

✓ No upfront costs - we front all of the legal fees and get paid on performance. In fact, we don't get paid unless you win.

✓ We are local and we KNOW Pennsylvania's system - Just because a firm gets a license to practice law here and buy up a bunch of bill boards around town doesn't mean that they have real experience fighting cases in PA's legal system every day. We are a Norristown based firm with attorneys that focus on Pennsylvania injury cases. We eat, drink and breath this every day.

✓ We are not intimidated by litigation - We do not allow insurance carriers to strong arm, intimidate or stagnate claims. We will not hesitate to take them to court to fight for you when needed. 

✓ No shortcuts - we go the extra mile to make sure that you get the highest compensation possible rather than settling right away as many injury firms do.

 We focus on you, not on getting the most cases in town like the guys on the billboards.

✓ Proprietary methods of case management for your very best client experience and ensure greater odds of success compared to high volume, low-touch firms.

✓ Talk directly to your attorney instead of getting passed off on case managers (if you've ever been through a car accident case, you'll know how valuable this is).

✓ We're consistently rated 5 stars by clients and have over 450 5-star reviews for a reason.

✓ No cost consultations - we'll help you find out if you have a case. If you don't, we'll help point you in the right direction. Win-win.

✓ We get results without compromising service - It's not easy to find a firm that provides our brand of one-on-one service but which has the resources to get results that smaller practices may not be able to.

It is not uncommon for a parent to go to great lengths to keep their kids healthy and safe. However, sometimes there is no amount of cautiousness or supervision that can prevent an accident that results in severe harm to a child. Like adults, when a minor suffers an injury due to the negligence of another party, they may be entitled to recover compensation. A knowledgeable personal injury attorney can aid you in seeking compensation for applicable damages.

If a minor gets hurt, it could lead to significant medical expenses or damages that last a lifetime. A Norristown child injury lawyer can help fight for the legal rights of you and your child.

What Makes a Norristown Minor Injury Case Unique?

Children are entitled to compensation for their damages like adults, however, there are several key differences between an injury claim for a minor and one for an adult. For instance, a minor is not permitted to file a lawsuit and serve as a plaintiff on their own. Instead, their guardian must pursue the lawsuit for the child’s harm on their behalf and serve as the plaintiff in the case.

Another difference relates to the statute of limitations, or the deadlines, for a lawsuit like this. State lawsuits like this must be filed within two years of the occurrence of the accident, or the case may be barred by the court.

Under 42 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes § 5533, state law carves out a critical exception to the typical statute of limitations relating to hurt minors while they are under the age of 18 years old. The statute of limitations for an unemancipated kid who is under the age of 18 years old does not start until the hurt person’s 18th birthday. A knowledgeable child injury attorney in Norristown understands the complexities of lawsuit deadlines and can help a plaintiff navigate the details of one.

Compensation in a Hurt Child Claim

Compensation following harm to a minor varies significantly based on the circumstances surrounding the accident and the harm caused. There are several factors that a Norristown minor injury attorney evaluates to help determine the value of a case like this.

One significant factor in determining compensation is the party that is liable for the kid’s harm. Often, parties carry insurance policies that may provide compensation for claims like this. Another factor relates to the cost of a minor’s medical care and treatment following an accident, which include:

  • Emergency medical care
  • Surgeries and other procedures
  • Medical equipment and devices
  • Physical, psychological, and occupational therapy
  • In-home care

The expenses for medical care and treatment might also be a factor in the calculation of pain and suffering damages. A hurt child may also place severe financial burdens on a family, which can be a substantial factor in determining the compensation in a case like this.

Speak with a Norristown Child Injury Attorney Today

Some of the most devastating types of damages can occur in a family when a child gets hurt. Seeing your kid suffer due to the negligence of another person may cause anger, frustration, and a need for justice.

A Norristown child injury lawyer can fight by your side to hold the liable party responsible for their negligence and recover fair compensation for the severe harm done to your kid. Call today to discuss your case and find answers to your questions.

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